One of the health sector’s newest specialist medical facilities, the Master Builder award-winning Chris O’Brien Lifehouse is a world-class comprehensive cancer centre.

This state of the art facility offers a unique model of care for patients, with integrated care, complementary therapies, research and education all taking place under the one roof. Opened to patients in 2013, it became fully operational in early 2015 with the opening of inpatient services, including 125 overnight beds, eight operating theatres and an intensive care unit.

Drawing on our extensive health sector experience, Kilargo proudly provided premium architectural sealing solutions for this project.

This multi-purpose facility required a variety of Kilargo sealing solutions for fire, smoke, acoustics and antimicrobial containment. We worked collaboratively with the nominated specifiers to ensure each area of Chris O’Brien Lifehouse was equipped with the seals required – from food service areas, operating theatres to research labs. Antimicrobial seals were used on the bottom of pivot doors in the medical imaging rooms to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria such as MRSA, E. Coli and salmonella breeding. As one of the only Australian architectural seal companies with our own on-site research facility, our antimicrobial door sealing solutions are tried and tested, which is essential in this sensitive environment.

Location: Missenden Road, NSW
Client: Chris O’Brien Lifehouse
Architect: Rice Daubney
Builder: Brookfield Multiplex
Completion: 2013-2014