Mixed Use

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New redevelopment of the Black Box Theatre in Galway, which will increase its audience capacity up to 1000 seats.

As part of this project, a new bridge will link the Black Box Theatre to University College Galway (UCG). The proposal scheme will include new student accommodation with 500 bedrooms planned to the rear of the Theatre, in addition to a new 2 story car park accommodating 100 cars.

This proposed scheme will create a new public space area for students and the citizens of Galway, improving their life quality and holding new outdoor activities on the surrounding green areas.


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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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This exciting and ambitious urban redevelopment project for the regeneration of the back land-land sites just meters away from Ireland’s top retail area of Grafton Street.

The masterplan brings together a number of different landholdings and produces a joined-up solution where each land holding contributes to the high-end goals of the masterplan and the city development plan in return for mutually beneficial commercial advantages and a greater consumer community objective.


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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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The project consisted of 4800 sqm of new and renovated offices and residential mews and apartments. This included the restoration of listed Georgian facades and interiors.

Three of the four Georgian properties were converted back to residential apartments. This project was one of the last office buildings to be permitted and constructed in the historic centre of Dublin City in the rear gardens of listed Georgian houses.


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This project on a waterfront zone, facilitated the provision of high quality new residential developments.

In order to create a balanced community, the development was linked to the existing town centre and included community facilities and water amenities.  Furthermore, an appropriate mix of house sizes, types and tenures were planned in order to meet household needs.


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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


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The site had been derelict for several years following Fruit of the Loom’s decision to phase out their manufacturing activity in these exiting building.

This development, would have had a construction cost of over €35m and would have created over one hundred jobs during construction and approximately 200 permanent jobs thereafter.  In addition, significant indirect employment would have been created locally.


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Our team and design Architects, Gama Construction Ireland, Cunnane Stratton Reynolds, Mott MacDonald EPO and Gardiner & Theobald were the preferred bidder from seven short-listed entries.

Our scheme incorporated the full intent of the brief but also provided additional dwellings, public open space upgrades and a clear sense of community derived from the architectural forms and choice of materials. The scheme was also the most economically advantageous design solution.

The project included 118 new residential units and extensive landscaping on 2.3Ha. Project part of major redevelopment of inner suburban public housing district.