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Dun Laoghaire Library & Cultural Centre
Client : Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council
Value : €27.5m
New Central Library and Cultural Centre, incorporating community meeting rooms and educational space. The Cultural Centre includes a multi-purpose room seating 100 people, café foyer, exhibition space and public toilets.
The façade consists of 5,500m² of granite cladding traditionally fixed on a stainless steel substructure. The glazing systems comprise bespoke bronze metal cladding and aluminium system cladding. Vertically spanning 20m² glass panes are supported with stainless steel and bronze sections.
The building consists of a concrete structure overclad with fixed glass curtain walls complete with bronze flashings, proprietary and bespoke glazing, glazed fins, zinc roof and traditionally fixed granite stone and brickwork.
This project achieved over 650,000 man-hours accident free, and 29 months accident free.
Gross Floor Area 6,520m².