This project required the development of a Mental Health Inpatient Unit (MHIU) building at North Shore Hospital, Auckland. The MHIU unit was located adjacent to Carmel College on Shakespeare Rd. The building comprises 2 levels and two basements. Ground level includes patient wards, hi-care wards, nurse stations, interview rooms and reception area . Level 1 includes staff rooms and offices. The two basements house the central mechanical, hydraulics, electrical and ICT plant.