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Experts in health precincts, Buchan Health & Wellbeing delivers caring and functional environments designed for modern healthcare in all its forms.

From specialist health facilities to public hospitals and private sector developments, we use pioneering design to set the benchmark for what the hospitals and health services of the future should look like.

Working together

Buchan+HKS have joined together to provide fully integrated services to effectively respond to all our clients’ specific needs. Our global teams complement and enhance each other’s capabilities in delivering the perfect balance of Health sector experience, creativity, vision, and know-how.

Our commitment to design excellence, our extensive design experience and knowledge base allows us to deliver innovative solutions that optimise project outcomes. Together, our team brings:


National and international experience in life science & healthcare planning and design.

Deep subject matter knowledge through research on current and emerging healthcare trends.

Experience in both greenfield and brownfield hospital sites including staging and decanting.

Experience in masterplanning of large health and science precincts.

Experience in healthcare interiors and fit-out projects including laboratories.

Proven design and delivery of projects of a large scale and complexity.

Design excellence with numerous awards across Public Architecture, Interiors & Sustainability.

Experience in design team management and coordination.

Experienced Clinical Planners that can facilitate stakeholder meetings and user groups buy-in.

Experienced and proven leaders on large-scale projects.

Buchan+HKS are a proven team with a long-standing relationship working across health.


Our recent collaboration working alongside ADCO Constructions and Health Capital Division of Queensland Health, the Buchan+HKS team’s combined Architectural and Clinical Planning expertise will ensure the critical design, documentation and oversight required to lead the Developed Design, Construction Documentation and Construction Service Phases of the Redland Hospital Expansion Stage 1 Project.



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“The evolution of health is exciting - where it's headed, what the possibilities are and how many different sectors are aligning to make health projects a success. Health facilities are becoming ‘town centres’ in themselves because of the scale and the combination of public and private coming together, presenting boundless opportunities to serve local communities." - Sandra Stewart, Principal, and Sector Lead - Health