Columbia Asia Hospital, Cheras

Jalan Suakasih, Cheras, Selangor


Columbia Asia Hospital, Cheras, is a modern hospital easily reached via the Silk Highway and provides coverage for the Balakong, Sungai Long and Kajang areas.

This 255-bed multi-displinary hospital was constructed in two phases:

  • Phase 1: This phase had 81 beds and consisted of 2-storeys of above-ground hospital space and a 3rd level as a mechanical floor to house all mechanical facilities and equipment. There was also a basement level for car parking space and to house various utilities.
  • Phase 2: Similar to Phase 1 but larger with 174 beds.

Design Consideration/Service Provided

Geotechnical/Foundation Design


  • Driven Precast Concrete Piles – Phase 1
  • Raft Foundation – Phase 2


  • One Level of Sub-Basement for Phase 1
  • One Level of Sub-Basement for Phase 2
  • 2 Levels of Basement for Phase 2
  • Built-Up Reinforced Concrete Retaining Wall for Sub-Basement and Basement of Phase 1 & 2
  • Sheet Piles as Temporary Shoring for Basement Construction 
  • Contiguous Bored Piles as Temporary Shoring and Permanent Basement Wall

Structural Analysis & Design
  • Reinforced Concrete Structure
  • Steel Structure Roof

Civil/Infrastructure Engineering
  • Earthworks
  • Road and Drainage System
  • Water Reticulation
  • Sewerage Reticulation

Architectural Design