University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
Zeidler Roberts Partnership, Architects, Toronto, ON, Canada
Walter C. Mackensie Health Sciences Centre, Edmonton, AL, Canada
UHSC Architects Group Ltd., Edmonton, AL, Canada
Herzzentrum, Coswig, Germany
Zeidler Partnership, Architects, Toronto, ON, Canada
Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Arcop Associates PVT. Ltd., Delhi, India and PCJA Consortium, Montreal, QC, Canada


University of Maryland Hospital, Gudelsky Building, Baltimore, MD, USA

Cost in US$ and Size
85 M$, 24 300m2

Owner/Client
University of Maryland Medical System

Start and Completion Dates
Start of construction: September 1991
Completion: May 1994

Services Provided
Martin Fiset, while an associate of Zeidler Roberts Partnership of Toronto, acted as project director for the design and construction of the Gudelsky Building, an addition to the 600-bed University of Maryland Hospital. The salient feature of this new wing is its soaring atrium that joins the old and the new and creates a healing environment for patients and their families. This award-winning ten-storey project houses intensive care beds, ambulatory care services and administrative offices.
 

Critical Care Wing, The Scarborough Hospital, Toronto, Ontarion, Canada

Cost in US$
50 M$

Client
The Scarborough Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Start and Completion Dates
Project started in 1999
Project completed in 2003
Services provided in 1999

Specific Services Provided
Martin Fiset, in collaboration with a consulting firm based in Ontario, met with all the users groups to develop a detailed functional and space programme for this addition to a 500-bed community hospital. This functional programme included functional diagrams for all the services included in the new wing.  A year later,  Mr. Fiset developed with the same consultant a comprehensive master plan for the extension and eventual replacement of the whole hospital, a project estimated at CAD$500M.
 

Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon (Haryana) India 1200 beds, 140,000m2

Cost in US$
230 M$

Owner/Client
Global Health Pvt. Ltd., Gurgaon (Haryana) India

Start and Completion Date
Programming: March 2005
Start of construction: May 2006
Completion: Fall 2009

Services provided
Martin Fiset’s services were initially retained by a consortium of Canadian architects to prepare a functional and space programme for the new multi-specialty facility to be built on a 43–acre site in Gurgaon, a satellite town of New Delhi. He subsequently directed the conceptual design and was hired directly by the promoter, Dr. NareshTrehan, a well-known cardiac surgeon in India, to develop all internal departmental layouts and coordinate design with local architects and engineers. He designed this state-of-the-art new medical centre according to the latest trends and guidelines in hospital design so that it would eventually be accredited by the Joint Commission International, an arm of the American Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO). 
 

Oran Military Teaching Hospital, Oran, Algeria 42 800m2, 320 lits

Cost in US$
120 M$,

Owner/Client
Ministry of Defense, Algiers, Algeria

Start and Completion Date
Start of construction: September 2002
Completion: June 2005

SpecificServices Provided
Martin Fiset was first called upon to work with the future users and military representatives to develop a complete functional programme. He subsequently collaborated with Quebec and Algeria architects and engineers in developing schematics and final design for the building.

Centro Hospitalario – Norte, Buenos Aires, Argentina 600 beds, 80,000m2

Cost in US$
127 M$

Owner/Client
Department of Health, City of Buenos Aires

Start and Completion Date
Programming: June 1998
Completion: Fall 2009

Services provided
Martin Fiset was commissioned by SNC-Lavalin, one of the largest construction contractors in the world, to develop a feasibility study for a new 600-bed teaching hospital for the City of Buenos Aires. Working closely with medical planning consultants and representatives for the City of Buenos Aires Department of Health, he prepared a functional program and conceptual design. The concept developed for the project divided the building into three separate blocks: inpatient accommodations, diagnostic and treatment and ambulatory care. These three blocks were separated by two atria to bring in daylight throughout the facility, help orientation through the complex and create a healing environment for the patient and an efficient and pleasant environment for the staff. This new hospital was planned as a replacement facility for five existing public hospitals within the city. Mr. Fiset collaborated with cost consultants, engineers and other specialist to establish a project schedule and cost. The project was not built due to poor economic conditions.

 

Institute of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery,Coswig, Germany, 150 beds

Cost in US$
Not available

Owner/Client
Hildebrand Inc.,Cologne, Germany

Start and Completion Dates
Construction started in 1993
Completed in 1997
Services provided in 1991-1992

Services Provided
While an associate of Zeidler Roberts Architects of Toronto, Canada, Martin Fiset managed the programming and design of this new cardiac institute located 90 km southwest of Berlin. Following several visits to Germany to analyze the site, meet with the client and interview an eminent cardiologist who was acting as consultant, Mr. Fiset prepared a detailed functional programme and directed a team of architects and engineers during the conceptual and design phases of the project.

Malabar Cancer Centre, Thelassery, Kerala, India, 275 beds

Cost in US$
Not available

Owner/Client
Government of Kerala

Start and Completion Dates
Project started in 1999
Partially completed in 2003
Services provided in 1999-2000

Services Provided
SNC-Lavalin, one of the world’s largest constructors, retained Martin Fiset’s services to programme and plan this cancer treatment centre to serve the North Kerala population. Mr. Fiset met with government representatives, visited the site and toured two cancer centres, one in Mumbai and the other in Thiruvananthapuram. Based on a previous report prepared by another firm, he developed a feasibility study, which included a master programme, a master site development plan, preliminary cost estimates and a project timeline. Once this feasibility study was approved, he developed a detailed functional programme to identify all architectural and engineering requirements for the complex including the 275-bed hospital and treatment centre, a patient hostel and lodging accommodations for 200 staff members. Functional diagrams for all major departments were also included in the programme. He later collaborated with the architects retained by the government and oversaw their work until the start of construction.

McGill University Health Sciences Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 160,000 m2

Cost in US$
885 M$

Owner/Client
University of Alberta Hospitals

Start and Completion Dates
Project started in 1999
Currently under construction
Services provided from 1999 to 2001

Services Provided
Martin Fiset provided consulting services for the planning and design of this important medical centre affiliated with McGill University Faculty of Medicine, which will replace 5 existing hospitals located in downtown Montreal. As part of his role, he advised the Planning Office on the programming and planning process based on a fast-track approach. He prepared also a work plan and a detailed timeline for the project, presided over an assessment of existing buildings and the site of the future hospital and developed calls for proposals for programming, project management and design.

Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, Edmonton (Alberta) Canada, 180,000 m2

Cost in US$
325 M$ (1983$)

Owner/Client
University of Alberta Hospitals

Start and Completion Dates
Project started in 1975
Completion of Phase 1: 1983
Completion of Phase 2: 1986
Services provided from 1975 to 1983

Services Provided
While an associate with Zeidler Roberts Partnership Architects of Toronto (Canada), Martin Fiset managed this 900-bed teaching hospital project from the very beginning until completion of the first phase of construction. Assisted by a small group of architects, he developed first a master site plan for the building. He later on supervised a team of 45 architects and engineers during the subsequent phases of the project.

 

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