Passive House hospital progressing

EVisitors are impressed by the Klinikum Frankfurt Hoechst construction site

Darmstadt/Frankfurt, Germany. The world’s first hospital. All designed to the Passive House Standard. It was also constructed in the Frankfurt district of Hoechst.

So the Passive House Institute in Darmstadt has been advising on the project. Ever since the design phase. Then they continued with their consultancy services all throughout. I mean the entire duration of construction work.

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Several tens of thousands of buildings throughout the world. So whether new constructions or retrofits. I mean even detached houses or office towers. We now have met the criteria of this. For it is a highly energy-efficient standard. .

Tours booked out quickly

The impressive construction site in Frankfurt Hoechst. It is the biggest in the city of Frankfurt. Most noteworthy, it can be seen from a great distance. After all and consequently the hospital building is 143 meters long. That’s as well as over 23 meters tall. Besides the basement and ground floor. I mean can you say another six stories.

Pleased with the progress

Karsten Valentin, Managing Director of the Zentrale Errichtungsgesellschaft (ZEG) and responsible for the new hospital building. For it is satisfied with the construction progress. Despite the complex planning for technical building equipment. Now everything is going according to plan. After completion of the building, a test phase of several months is planned. This is essential to ensure the smooth day to day operation. All of the new hospital.

Interior finishing is well underway

In addition, the new building had 664 beds. As well as further capacity for 40 beds. All in the outpatient clinic. Ten operating rooms and one hybrid operating theater for minimally invasive surgery. For all are foreseen for the first floor, for an example of this kind of hospital please visit

In conclusion, the sixth floor extends only across a part of the building and will accommodate the technical systems. About 400 construction workers were working on the interior finishing. There as well including the laying out of model rooms. Finally, the installation of the more than 1000 triple-glazed windows.

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