The project consisted of the construction of a new swimming pool as the second phase of the Sports Building at a Private College in County Kildare. It is to be located as an extension to the west.
Accommodation consists of:
Basement: Plantroom and services distribution
Ground Floor: Entrance hall, pool hall, changing rooms and ancillary accommodation
First Floor: Aerobics and classroom areas with ancillary space including an external viewing terrace overlooking the all-weather pitch and a continuation/link with the first floor access gallery along the north elevation.
Second Floor: Plantroom.
Site Works: This is restricted to paving and roads around the building to accommodate pedestrian, vehicular and emergency vehicle circulation.
Externally the building is finished in brick, glass and black zinc to match the existing Sports Hall.
Internal finishes consist of ceramic tiling, fairfaced concrete and other suitable durable materials.
The roof structure incorporates glu-lam beams, steel beams and steel decking aswell as rooflighting.
Winner of Green Good Design Award 2019