The project was to provide a new music department and boarding school extension to the existing facilities of Rathdown School, an all girl boarding & day school for 500 pupils. The objective of the project was to facilitate as many bedrooms onto a restricted site whilst maximising views and orientating communal rooms to take advantage of light at their time of use. The plan is generated from the constraints of the existing site with the Music facilities located lower on the building section to reduce noise pollution and accommodation located in areas maximising the quality of light and the
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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 projectâ€™s life.
The new MAU and HDU block is a three storey Modular building served by a plantroom at roof level. Situated in the centre of a courtyard, the building is connected to the existing Hospital circulation core with a three storey link corridor. The shape of the building has been generated by the requirement to allow a fire appliance to circumvent the building whilst also ensuring that there is sufficient space between the new and existing accommodation for natural ventilation and daylight purposes. Isolation Rooms are provided at each floor level and the intention was to provide flexible accommodation
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