Two projects shortlisted for Irish Concrete Society Awards
Waterman are delighted to see Capital Dock, Dublin, and the Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Office Building, Dundalk, nominated within the ‘Building’ and ‘Elemental’ categories of the Irish Concrete Society Awards.
The annual Awards, in its 28th year running, celebrates excellence in the design and construction in concrete across four categories; Infrastructure, Building, Elemental and Sculpture. There is also a Student Award which is dedicated to the memory of Sean de Courcy, a distinguished Civil Engineer who was revered for his interest and studies in concrete.
Capital Dock – Building
Capital Dock’s prime 4.8 acre-waterfront scheme in Dublin’s central business district comprises a 60,000 m2 mixed-use contemporary office, residential and retail development. The prestigious scheme delivers 190 high-quality residential units across three buildings, one of which is 23-storeys and the tallest in Dublin, and 35,000 m2 of office amenities. Waterman’s team in Dublin were appointed by Kennedy Wilson to provide civil and structural engineering services and construction-related health and safety advisory services on the project.
IDA Office Building – Elemental
As one of four similar schemes delivered for IDA Ireland in Limerick, Waterford and Tralee as well as Dundalk, the 3,200 m2 building is located in Dundalk Business & Technology Park, providing high-quality office facilities across a two storey, full reinforced concrete frame, which will be used for ‘future technological businesses. The impressive double-height glazed facade is complimented by a new vehicular entrance and site landscaping, in addition to car and cycle parking. Waterman were appointed to provide civil and structural engineering services.
The Awards Dinner will take place at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin 4, on the 21 March.
To view the full list of nominated projects, click here.