As part of the re-organisation of the Campus at Grangegorman, the existing mental health facilities are being replaced by a 54 bed low secure building. The project consists of a 24 bed Intensive Care Unit arranged around two courtyards at ground floor level, a 20 bed Continuity Care Unit at first floor level and a 10 bed Rehabilitation/Respite Care Unit at second floor level. The building is intended to be non-institutional in character with varying block heights and contemporary brick detailing. On site with completion due for late 2012.
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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 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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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