Kirchberg: District Hospital

DORSCH CONSULT was retained for the design and construction supervision of a new district hospital in the Burkersdorf area of Kirchberg. The project consisted of the main hospital building, a service yard and a power supply complex with electrical, heating, refrigeration and medical gas centre.

The 180-bed hospital, which is intended to provide basic medical care, comprises the following functions (in accordance with DIN 13080):

  • Emergency admission
  • Clinical medical service (internal medicine, surgery, gynaecology, anaesthetics)
  • Functional diagnostics
  • Endoscopy
  • Laboratory medicine
  • X-ray diagnostics
  • Operating theatre (septic and aseptic)
  • Physical therapy
  • Emergency service
  • General nursing (surgery 87 beds, internal medicine 77 beds, gynaecology 10 beds)
  • Intensive care (6 beds)
  • Social facilities
  • Supply and disposal facilities (including sterilisation centre)  
  • Power supply complex


Constructional Engineering

Architecture and Urban Design


Dorsch International Consultants


Landratsamt Zwickauer Land, Saxony

Project Activities

  • Preparatory measures:

    • Feasibility study
    • Finishing schedules for rooms and functions
    • Feasibility study for a block power station

  • Design:

    • Building
    • Loadbearing structures
    • Civil works and traffic facilities
    • Outdoor facilities
    • Mechanical-electrical equipment for heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, sanitary and electrical installations including medical gas as well as conveying, catering and medical technology

  • Construction supervision:

    • Mechanical-electrical equipment for heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and sanitary installations including medical gas as well as conveying technology

  • Defects Liability Period


From 1991 to 1999