Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit
2gether NHS Foundation trust
Wotton Lawn Hospital, Gloucester
This state-of-the-art unit is described as being one of the best in the world. It provides care and treatment for those whose safe management and treatment is not possible on an open acute ward. The project delivery team managed to create fantastic facilities with superb sustainability credentials leading to low energy consumption and reduced running costs.
Key sustainability measures included a well insulated and airtight envelope, high levels of natural light, solar heating, windcatchers for ventilation and rainwater harvesting.