University of Limerick

Grafton Architects, Limerick, 2012

 

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  • Site plan    
  • Medical school - ground floor plan    
  • Medical school - first floor plan    
  • Medical school - second floor plan    
  • Medical school - third floor plan    
  • Medical school - section    
  • Ground floor plan    
  • Student housing - first floor plan    
  • Student housing - second floor plan    
  • Student housing section    
  • Working detail    

Medical School and associated student housing, along with a canopy forming a bus and bicycle shelter

The buildings part of an expansion to university on the north bank of the river Shannon, accessed by a pedestrian bridge from the main campus,

The buildings combine with three existing buildings - the Sports Pavillion, the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance and the Health Sciences Building - in order to make a new public space.

A large four-storey building built of concrete and local limestone anchors the centre of the public space and contains consisted of a large number of medium-sized rooms and only one large lecture theatre. At the centre of the building is a staircase inspired by Paul Rudolph Hall, the Yale School of Architecture building, which is lit from above with a delightful series of social areas at each floor. This central deep void is lined on each side by seminar rooms.

Data

  • Completed: Dec 2012
  • Floor area: 8,080m2
  • Sector: Education
  • Total cost: £10.3M
  • Address: University of Limerick Medical School , Limerick, United Kingdom

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