The building takes three forms, lecture theatre, timber clad box and a folding plane, that cantilevers over the library, holding the two box forms together. All finishes and forms break the boundary between internal and external spaces creating transparency between the landscape and spaces within the building.
Entrance is formed on first floor level at a natural contour. A treble height entrance space full height glazing presents fantastic views of lough Gill. This space acts as an organising device on plan with campus shared spaces on the first floor, secure clinical skill rooms on the ground floor, college library on
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Throughout their fifty year history, Moloney O'Beirne have acquired a reputation for providing excellent architecture and design services in the healthcare and education sectors. Moloney O'Beirne employ 25 people ranging from architects, architectural technicians, PSDP personnel and associated administrative staff.
Moloney O'Beirne's approach to architecture and design focuses on designing buildings that facilitate and provoke human interaction to create functional spaces for living, working and learning. The firm promotes attention to detail to ensure design and technical excellence at every level of a project’s life.
The Board of St. Patrick's Hospital commissioned us to design their new Adolescent Unit Facility and to carry out other upgrades and interventions in a live Psychiatric environment. We prepared the design for the New Independent Adolescent Facility within the existing 14 bed ensuite structures while providing the required separate entrance and admissions areas. The facility consists of 14 bedrooms ensuite, patient dining and recreation areas, outdoor recreation, therapy rooms, staff areas with a strong emphasis on observation. Independent outdoor smoking facilities and recreational gardens.
Find a list of all current Moloney O’Beirne projects below
Sutherland School of Law
Phoenix Care Centre, Grangegorman
School of Nursing St Angela's College
School of Nursing DCU
Merlin Park Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit
Mercer's Institute for Successful Ageing