Hotel + Leisure

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The site forms part of the historical fabric of the Quays which unfortunately had fallen into disuse and had lain vacant for a number of years. It is currently the only unused premises on the stretch of Lower Ormond Quay, between the Millennium Bridge and Ha’penny Bridge. This lack of use and activity extended through to Strand Street South, which contains a frontage of approximately 28m.

It is intended to reactivate the Protected Structures by refurbishing these buildings, in line with Best Practice, and introduce a use that is similar to prevalent uses in the immediate area such as food and beverage. The protected structures are currently vacant, however were formerly in use as food and beverage as part of the Zanzibar complex. It is proposed to revert back to the F & B use within the protected structures at ground and first floor levels. The protected structure will also include the aparthotel reception area and entry to the aparthotel contained behind.

The remainder of the site will contain the Aparthotel, which will extend to the frontage on Strand Street Great. The proposed structure is sensitively separated from the protected structures to maintain its integrity. The new build only “touches” the protected structure with the glazed element over the reception area. This active frontage will replace a disused building and painted hoardings along Strand Street Great and will continue to enhance the upgrade of this city centre thoroughfare.


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Complex of apartment blocks located at the junction of Belgard Road and Blessington Road in the centre of Tallaght.

On a 0.9 ha site, there are 429 apartments (20,529 sq. m) in five 6-8-storey blocks seated on a 2-storey base containing 4,317 sq. m of retail and office space and an underground car park accommodating 220 cars. Total area of development: 32,500 sq. m.


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The brief was to provide a proposal to develop the remaining land around the Citywest Shopping centre and provide social and economic regeneration for the development. The result was a mixed-use proposal consisting of a 210 room Hotel, 142 apartments and over 6,000sq.m of new commercial space containing a Cinema, new Anchor Unit, Food Court and new commercial units.


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The project was to facilitate a 5 Star 250 bedroomed Hotel with all associated Ancillary services required on a site of a Protected Structure within the Donnybrook area of Dublin City Centre environs.

The design response was to utilise the existing protected gardens and the existing fabric and create an oasis development within the city urban fabric offering a high-end escape for rest and Luxury. The proposed development was to rationalise the existing structure with varied floor levels by creating a new glazed entrance Atrium that sits between the existing converted church block and existing House. The addition of the 3-bedroom blocks are like the spokes on a wheel, with the central hub of the existing house/chapel and atrium always being the focal point and focus of the resident’s experience. This resonates through to the back of house services ease of access to all areas.


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The design was inspired by a mixture of local traditional and contemporary architecture, forms and materials, and other awarded architecture hotels with similar locations. The overall shape was in part determined by the orientation of the sun and the stunning views around.

The site is 32,140 square meters and includes 324 keys, comprising 200 hotel rooms and 56 apartments, as well as 230 car park spaces and different facilities, such as, conference room, two restaurants, two cocktail bars, lobby and functional areas such as banquet preparation, technical and storage room.


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A four-star, 124-bedroom hotel including a banquet hall, conference rooms, spa, leisure centre with swimming pool, restaurants and bars.

The three-storey spa includes numerous treatment rooms, saunas and rasul salt grotto. The development also includes a member’s clubhouse for the Christie O’Connor Jnr designed championship golf course.

The development was completed to an ambitious timeline for construction. The lands in question were initially un-zoned and we successfully negotiated for them to be rezoned to residential and hotel use.


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Located in Sandyford, Co. Dublin, the development will provide for much needed student accommodation in the area.

The project consists of an 8-storey development containing 827 student units, student facilities, a gym, management facilities and a café. Using a pre-fabricated modular system, the development will be built offsite and assembled onsite resulting in a short on-site construction period.


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The brief for Skycourt Shopping centre was to redevelop the remaining lands of the site and provide a renewed commercial growth for the Centre. The proposal consists of a 200 bed Hotel, Cinema over 3,000sq.m, over 7,000sq.m of new / reconfigured commercial space.


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Design and build project in conjunction with JJ Rhatigans. A four-star rated 95 key Marriot hotel including penthouse suites, bar, restaurant and conference facilities.

The development also includes speculative commercial space over ground floor retail and a petrol station. The location is on one of the major junctions near Galway, a thriving and diverse city that has seen considerable expansion in recent years.


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The brief was to redevelop City East Retail Park, Limerick to maximise the use of the site. The proposal included a 200-bed Hotel or 25,000sq.m Office a 9,000sq.m Leisure Centre and an addition to the existing Garden Centre of 2,300sq.m