Block 2 in Clonskeagh Hospital is a single storey concrete structure dating from around 1930. This project involved significant structural alterations to the existing building in order to update the facility for use as a day care centre. The main alterations included widening corridors, creating a new entrance foyer, altering the shape and size of many of the original wards, removal of load carrying walls and a small extension.
Key Tasks and Challenges:
- Development of modern healthcare facility
- Civil and Structural Engineering
- Alterations to existing building
Client: Health Service Executive
Architect: O’Brien Finucane Architects