National Children's Hospital
Work in Progress - Update
Capcon show drainage expertise on one of Ireland’s largest ever sites
The National Children’s hospital is one of the largest–scale construction projects to ever be built in Ireland. Capcon was tasked with the co-ordination, manufacture, and installation of the chosen gravity drainage solution on this major site. A project of this scale and size presents its own specific challenges. Modern hospitals are densely packed with cabling, communications, and infrastructure of all types. And this level of services and activity ensured that our design and project co-ordination had to reach the highest standards possible.
The CDE or Common Data Environment is where information is collected and shared between clients, designers and contractors during the project phase. And on this project, it consisted of several key data sources and technologies including 4projects (document management) Glue (Model co-ordination) and Field (on site issues tracking).
In terms of project specifics, every length of the 7.5km of rainwater pipework was co-ordinated to a tolerance of 5mm. And we also developed a separate model containing up to 1500 mass objects which provided information for all contractors in terms of penetrations through concrete and stud walling.
Our experience and proven track record in large-scale project management ensured we had the expertise required to deliver a solution of the highest standards.