Timberyard Apartments

This project consisted of the construction of 46 residential units, one live / work unit and a community centre. The project extended over four blocks with buildings ranging from 3 to 7 storeys over a basement car park.  The structure consisted of steel, concrete, blockwork and pre-cast floors.  External finishes included Iroko timber windows, balustrades and screens, brickwork and zinc roofing. 

Client:Dublin City Council   
Floor Area:3,807 sqm
Value:€13m
Architects:

O’Donnell and Tuomey Architects

Quantity Surveyor:O’Reilly Hyland Tierney
Structural Engineer:Downes & Associates
Service Engineer:Buro Happold

Other works included the provision for foul and surface water drainage, boundary walls, fencing and gates. Exposed concrete planters, seats and stairs were formed with brickwork walls and seats also constructed in the courtyard.

The awards for this development included: 

Civic Trust Award Winner

Winner of the 2010 AAI Downes Medal

One of 3 projects shortlisted for the prestigious 2010 RIBA Lubetkin Prize for the best international building by an RIBA member