dsquared have been appointed by SA Health in the role of Independent ESD Advocate (IEA). The role of the IEA is to ensure that SA Health's ESD requirements are embedded in the design and construction of SA Health facilities.
SA Health utilise their own Green Building Rating System (the Independent GReen Rating Tool, or IGRAT) to determine the ESD outcome for the majority of their refurbishment and new build projects. As IEA we are responsible for assessing the completed design and as-built projects against this tool and rating the outcome.
Flinders Medical Centre is being re-developed as part of the new "Transforming Health" programme. The re-development works include:
• Refurbished Ward rooms
• A new hydrotherapy pool building
• A new Older Persons Mental Health Unit (OPMHU)
• A new multi-deck car park