SOPHIA HOUSING, CORK STREET
Residential & Refurbishment

The project comprising a total of 50 apartments involved full refurbishment and repurposing of an existing convent and construction of new apartments, offices, café and community facilities. These works were carried out in buildings ranging from three to four story high. The works were phased to allow the existing three story convent to remain occupied until the new apartments were completed.     

Client

Sophia Housing Association

Architect

Gerry Cahill Architects

Structural Engineer

Fearon O’Neill Rooney

Value

€11.8 Million

Project Specifics
 
  • Residential floor area 4,000m2
  • Commercial floor area 750m2
  • Works phased to allow safe access at all times for existing residents
  • Large scale asbestos removal
  • Archaeological find dictated change from strip foundations to piling to minimise impact
  • External finishes included brickwork, rainscreen cladding, and Sto insulated render
  • Sedum roofing, glulam columns & timber cladding and ornamental pond at “Wisdom Centre”
  • Hard & soft landscaping

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