New Student Accommodation at NUI Galway

  • Client: National University of Ireland Galway
  • Architect: Coady Partnership Architects/Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
  • Value(€ million): €24m
  • Completion date: 2018
  • PUNCH services: Civil, Structural, Traffic

This major student accommodation project is located on campus a NUI Galway, close to the existing Corrib Village development. It provides 450 en-suite bedrooms, which are grouped in apartments of five or six bedroom clusters with shared kitchen, dining and living rooms.

The development is divided into four buildings, four to five storeys high. The buildings form two courtyards, with the tallest defining a pedestrian and cycle way linking the housing to the wider campus. Communal facilities and reception are centrally located.

The overall area of the development is 12,500m2.

The main structure of the buildings is formed using precast concrete walls and floors.

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