16:04 | 25/09/2018 Companies
(VEN) - Global design firms VK Architects & Engineers, through its subsidiary VK Asia Pacific, and Archetype Group recently announced the formation of a new joint venture to design, engineer and develop healthcare projects around Asia Pacific.
The joint venture, named VKA Healthcare, is an integrated team of international experts in delivering healthcare facilities and tailor-made projects. With a comprehensive network of reliable partners, they provide Asia-based healthcare clients with a wide range of services from infrastructure, master planning and programming, architecture and interior design, structural engineering and MEP engineering, to project and cost management. Through this exclusive collaboration, VKA Healthcare aims for an integrated approach in all its projects to readily address complex situations and realise innovative and challenging hospitals across the Asia Pacific healthcare landscape, with a constant and enduring commitment to environmental issues and social responsibilities.
VK Architects & Engineers is a multidisciplinary firm with an impressive track record for numerous hospital organisations in Europe and for several public welfare institutions, cities and local authorities.
“This is a logical next step in VK’s ambition to be a knowledgeable partner for Asian hospital clients. Together, we want to shape the future of Asian healthcare.” said Paul Corbeel, CEO of VK Architects & Engineers.
Archetype Group, one of Asia’s most prominent architecture and integrated engineering consultancies, has worked on more than 1,200 references and constructed more than 500 projects.
“We are enthusiastic that we have found a strong and experienced partner in healthcare solutions for our operations in this promising market, and we believe our local and international clients will benefit from the combined expertise and broad coverage that we will offer.” said Francois Magnier, Chairman of Archetype Group.