VK Architects & Engineers and Archetype Group Form a Joint-Venture to Shape the Healthcare Landscape in Asia Pacific

September 13, 2018

Global design firms VK Architects & Engineers, through its subsidiary VK ASIA PACIFIC, and Archetype Group are proud to announce the formation of a new joint venture to design, engineer and develop healthcare projects around Asia Pacific.

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.

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.

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.

“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.

“We are enthusiastic to 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.


About VK Architects & Engineers

VK Architects & Engineers is a design and engineering firm with more than 65 years of experience and expertise. Originally founded in Belgium, the company opened its first Asian office back in 2012 and founded VK ASIA Pacific. As an interdisciplinary company, VK offers a wide range of disciplines within the design, engineering and implementation process. Healthcare clients get an integrated service offer: master planning, architecture, engineering, interior architecture and landscaping. Real estate developers, architects and public authorities call on VK for the engineering of buildings, infrastructure projects and the design of public spaces. www.vkgroup.be

About Archetype Group

Founded in 2002 and now with more than 1,100 employees across 15 countries and 20 offices, Archetype Group is one of the largest private construction consultancies in Asia Pacific and of the top 100 architects with core services in architecture and master planning, building & infrastructure engineering, industrial & process engineering and project, construction and cost management. Archetype’s expertise covers key construction sectors such as buildings & real estate, industry & manufacturing and energy & infrastructure. www.archetype-group.com

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