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Bottleworks

CASE STUDY

Bottleworks proudly achieved NZEB performance specification for energy and carbon dioxide emissions

Bringing together light and space to create one of Dublin’s best work environments

Bottleworks is an enterprise and innovation building built for Jones Investment Limited. It is located on No. 15 Barrow Street, Dublin 4. The project was completed in July 2021. 

It comprises of 25,763 sq ft of office space and three floors over a double basement with another live building site and busy road on the final side. 

The building footprint covered 100 percent of the site, meaning all storage and welfare facilities had to be within the footprint of the building during the construction.

Bottleworks reception

Bottleworks reception

The fit-out of the café and reception area comprised of 16mm thick terrazzo flooring with a bespoke mix of marble chippings, bespoke gloss timber joinery walls and counter tops, flued glazed screens with automated doors. The lighting was unique to the project, with some extending six meters in length of curved light.

The terrazzo floors at the reception and landlord areas possess a unique pearl-like quality. This is testament to the iterative process of custom mixes worked between all project stakeholders. Patience and forward planning during the build were critical to realising this feature of the project.

Staircase finishes

Staircase finishes

These comprised of board marked concrete walls, precast stairs, drylining ceiling with integrated LED lighting strips. The lighting includes bespoke metal balustrade and complete with a black timber handrail. The lift lobbies and passenger lifts have terrazzo flooring. The lift lobby walls consist of bespoke metal panels, over a black painted drylining wall with Rimex reveals.

"John Sisk & Son and their many specialist suppliers and sub-contractors have worked so well with ourselves and our design team to deliver this exceptional high-class Enterprise and Innovation building. I will look forward to future collaborations with this dedicated and professional team.”

Chris Jones
CEO Jones Investments Ltd.

36 specialist contractors were used on the project and all played their part to achieve stunning results

Bottleworks floorplate

Bottleworks was a logistically challenging development with residential neighbours on three sides

Bottleworks courtyard

“Sisk kept us informed in advance of all stages of the development. Any questions or requests, from help finding a missing cat to loud machinery being moved to a different part of the site during a kids birthday party, were dealt with quickly and without fuss.”

Daniel Dunne
Local resident

Bottleworks café

The Sisk team were proactive at all times to resolve any issues that we encountered, and the work ethic of the team was very impressive. The finished building is a testimony to their skill in both construction and collaboration with the wider team.”

Richard Doorly
Director, Henry J Lyons Architects