Child & Family Centre, Limerick

At its essence, the primary function of the Child & Family Centre is to provide a safe, secure yet stimulating environment for children ranging from new-born to pre-school age through the development of the Early Years Centre element of the building.  The aim of the Centre is to help children and their parents and guardians to engage with the educational system from an early stage in the child’s development and thereby work to remove the...

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Extension to Parteen N.S. opens

Our recent extension to Parteen N.S. opened for the start of the new Academic Year 2013-2014.  The stand-alone building replaces a number of pre-fabs with modern teaching facilities.  The design of the extension was finalised following acceptance of our earlier Masterplan for the development of School Campus and is arranged to allow for future connection to the Existing School building.  Further photos and project details to follow.

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Main Entrance – Mary Immaculate College

Project Description The new Main Entrance at Mary Immaculate College seeks to reinforce the presence of the College within the City and welcome visitors.  The new structure was designed in a classic yet contemporary style that respects and reflects the adjoining buildings and leads to a spacious, light-filled Reception Foyer.  The building is receiving very positive feedback from students, staff and the general public.  

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The Quad – Mary Immaculate College

Project Description The original home of Mary Immaculate College is the Foundation Building which fronts onto the South Circular Road.  To the rear of the Foundation Building lies a courtyard which in recent years has functioned as a service area. With the expansion of the Campus, the courtyard became a forgotten space. When we were asked to oversee repairs, we looked beyond this brief to reimagine the space and in the process the transform the...

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Extension at Scoil na Mainistreach, Quin, Co. Clare

The Board of Management at Scoil na Mainistreach, Quin, Co. Clare appointed Quinn Architects to design and procure a new stand alone eight classroom school extension on the existing school site.  The proposed extension will replace seven existing prefabs and provide the School with modern teaching facilities.  The placing of the proposed extension within the existing school site was challenging given its scale and we strongly advocated a...

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St. John’s National School

Project Description The project consists of the refurbishment of the 1970’s school building including upgrading the building fabric, internal reorganisation and redecoration at Garryowen, Limerick. After repairs to the existing concrete structure, the entire building was cladd in external insulation and plastered in colours to create a stimulating learning environment.  The thermal performance of the old building was significantly improved. ...

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Anglesborough N.S.

Project Description Quinn Architects were commissioned to design and oversee the procurement of a circa. 185 sq.m. extension to the original 1930’s school building to include 2 no. mainstream classrooms and ancillary facilities as well as some internal reorganisation of the existing school building funded by a Devolved Grant from the Department of Education & Skills.  The completed extension was handed over to the Client in 2008. ...

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Kilbehenny N.S.

Project Description Quinn Architects was commissioned to design and procure a circa. 330 sq.m. extension to the original 1950’s school building to include 2 no. mainstream classrooms, a General Purpose Room and ancillary facilities as well as some internal reorganisation of the existing school building funded by a Devolved Grant from the Department of Education & Science.  Construction work commenced in 2008 and the new facilities...

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Staff Lounge – Mary Immaculate College

Project Description As Mary Immaculate College has grown, the need to provide upgraded facilities for students and staff has increased in equal measure.  In Spring of 2012, Quinn Architects was asked to refurbish an unused space adjacent to the main administration area for use as a Staff Lounge. The project involved some minor structural alterations to fully extend the available space but the main focus was on the internal fit-out of the Staff...

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