Five lessons learnt from converting the SEC into the Louisa Jordan Covid-19 hospital. An article in Building Magazine 5 June 2020 by Graeme Watson of AECOM

21 June, 2020

This article is an extract from one describing how the Scottish Exhibition Centre was converted Into a hospital in 23 days. Five key lessons are noted 1. Collaboration, engagement, and a focus on first principles. 2. Design transparency and quality cont


Project management

Design management

Design interfaces


Whilst a focused article on the creation of an emergency hospital for the pandemic. The 5 key lessons learnt are applicable across the industry and lead to success if used.


  • Extract from Building Magazine 5 June 2020 .pdf ( 560 KB )