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Projects > Public Buildings

Cope Montenotte

Construct 1460m2 day and residential therapeutic centre


Client :
Value : € 4,051,000
Start Date :
July 2007
Completion Date :
July 2008


Consultants

SDA O'Flynn Architects, Mahon, Cork. Tel: 021 4972060



General Description

This project involved the construction of a new day and residential therapeutic facility for clients with an intellectual disability. The works also involved the demolition of existing structures which consisted primarily of prefabricated structures. The new building is primarily single storey with mezzanine floors. The overall floor area is 1460M2 with an eaves height of 4.2M. The building was constructed from load bearing blockwork on strip foundations, with prefabricated roof trusses and a standing seam roof. The internal walls were constructed from blockwork and finished with solid plaster.Due to the type of cliental the design included curved walls and corners to eliminate all sharp edges. Large skylights were designed to ensure that all areas received the optimum levels of natural light to create a relaxing environment for both the staff and clients



Features

  • Demolition of existing structures
  • Load bearing block walls
  • Euroseam standing seam roof
  • Slolid plaster walls
  • Cushion backed vinyl floor finishes
  • Frameless glass screens
  • Site services
  • Underfloor heating heated by a ground source heat pump
  • Solar heated hot water
  • Car parks and landscaping

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