The School of Nursing in DCU houses a simulated learning environment, associated teaching facilities, offices and a restaurant facility. The site is of strategic important to the campus of Dublin City University with a landmark entrance created along Collins Avenue from where the campus would is seen as part of the suburban landscape. The use of section allows natural light penetrate deep within the plan throughout the building.
The School of Nursing has been designed as a sustainable building, an architect and client driven feature of the brief. The building was designed to achieve standard air leakage requirement of
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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 St Vincent’s centre project involved the full refurbishment of the original 1880’s Calp stone faced main building which was originally a workhouse. In order to provide the range of spaces required and to open up the building in terms of space, light and views, numerous interventions were made in the plan. A successful balance has been struck, providing bespoke modern facilities while maintaining and enhancing the historic character of the building which is a protected structure.
A new stand-alone day services facility was also required and this was provided in a new stone-clad block to the south of
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