Moloney O'Beirne   Architects

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School of Nursing, St. Angela’s College, Sligo


Project Price: 6m

Project Area: 3,000m²

Contracting Authority: St. Angelas College, Sligo

Project Year: 2007

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 the second floor.