• Client: Dublin City University
  • Architect: Taylor Architects
  • Quantity Surveyor: AECOM
  • Duration: October 2015 - December 2016
  • Contract value: €13.3m
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The works involved the construction of a two storey (4500 sq.m) extension over the existing two storey / part three storey library building (Block F) at St. Patricks College, Drumcondra. Included in the works was the addition of two new fire escape staircases and an enclosed accommodation stair and lifts in the central courtyard, upgrading and cladding works to the existing building, the refurbishment of the existing lower ground floor to accommodate a new entrance, covered bike parking, changing facilities and plant space. All associated site development and excavation works above and below ground. The accommodation provided on the new second and third floor comprises a variety of flat floor teaching spaces, 4 no. stepped lecture theatres, cellular and open plan offices, toilets and ancillary areas.