Private House – Sixmilebridge

Project Description In 1996 we were approached by a private Client who requested a contemporary house for his elevated woodland site.  The completed project comprises two rectangular blocks, one two storey and one single storey, that meet around a semi-enclosed courtyard.  The main volume of the house is arranged over a series of levels and features double height spaces top lit by a large rooflight.  The house was completed in 2002.

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Retirement Houses – Castletroy

Project Description Quinn Architects were commissioned by the Little Company of Mary to design a series of three terraced houses for the Community at Castletroy, Co. Limerick.  Each house contains two en-suite bedrooms, a living room and openplan kitchen/dining area organised around a sunny courtyard.

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Private House – Pallasgreen

Project Description This private house in Co. Limerick was designed to be fully accessible.  The house is arranged in a series of zones, from the front area with home office, through to the semi public living and dining area, to the private rooms at the rear of the house.  The house also features a sheltered south facing and level access patio garden and large drive-in garage.

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Dromroe Student Village

Sanctuary, Village and Stronghold “… even before the town is a place of fixed residence, it begins as a meeting place to which people return…” and this ability to attract residents to it for intercourse and spiritual stimulation, no less the trade, remains one of the essential criteria of the town…             from Lewis Mumford “The City in History”   Project Description Dromroe Student Village is a residential...

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Plassey Student Village

Project Description Plassey Student Village was Quinn Architects first student residential development at the University of Limerick.  The development consists of 78 houses and Village Hall, Cafe and Laundrette, arranged informally around Village Square and Village Green and was constructed in phases with overall completion in 1991.  We provided a full architectural service as Design Team Leaders from brief development and concept design...

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Kilmurry Student Village

Project Description Kilmurray Student Village was the second Student Village at the University of Limerick, consisting of 87 Houses, 8 Apartments, Village Hall, Laundrette, Hairdresser and Shop, all arranged around existing woodland with connections to river walk and campus sports facilities.  The Village was constructed in phases between 1993 and 1998.  Quinn Architects provided a full architectural service as Design Team Leaders from brief...

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Sheltered Housing – Killaloe

Project Description In 2006, Quinn Architects were commissioned by the CARA Housing Association to prepare architectural proposals for an in-fill residential project consisting of a variety of unit types in the centre of Killaloe, Co. Clare.

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Residential Development at Clancy Strand, Limerick

Project Description In 2006, Quinn Architects were commissioned to prepared architectural proposals for a residential development consisting of ten luxury apartments on a landscaped site including basement car-parking, close to the river and adjacent to the historical heart of the city.  The scale of the development and the use of natural materials was carefully considered and the plan layouts of the apartments were configured to maximise...

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Kings Island Social Housing

Project Description Limerick City Council asked Quinn Architects to prepare sketch design proposals for a small social housing development on the King’s Island, Limerick – close to King John’s Castle.  The development responds sensitively to its urban site, utilising site features to give the scheme a unique expression.

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