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Bendigo Hospital by Bates Smart & Silver Thomas Hanley

The oft-opposing principles of medical-based thinking and evidence-based design have long been a sticking point for healthcare designers. The new Bendigo Hospital by Bates Smart and Silver Thomas Hanley shows us they need not be mutually exclusive. There is a sweet-spot to be found. It just takes an intelligent and intuitive design touch.

Silver Thomas Hanley

Peter Clarke

Interior Designer
Bates Smart


Structural Engineer

Services Engineer
Norman Disney & Young

Acoustic Engineer
Acoustic Logic

Landscape Architect

Building Surveyor

Wind Assessment 
MEL Consultants

ID Laboratory

Vitra – ‘Physix’ conference task chair
KFive – ‘Nola’ city walk bench 
Schiavello – Customised round bench seat

Living Edge – ‘Waldmann’ PARA MI task luminaire
Inlite – ‘Progetti Luce’ downlights

Ventech – ‘Shellgrit’ timber veneer
Knauf Plasterboard – ‘Stratopanel’ acoustic plasterboard, ‘Mastashield’
Dulux – ‘Electro scintillation’ paint, ‘Ghosting’ half finish
CASF – Salt colour finish on reception desk
Urban Stone – ‘Concrete Paver’ flooring
Artwork by Esther Stewart and Noel Skrzypczak

Get the full story in Indesign Magazine Issue #71. 

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