Belvedere College Dining Hall


Type  Dining Hall, Junior House, Belvedere College S.J. Great Denmark Street, Dublin

Area 285m2

Status Completed September 2018

This project is part of Phase 1 of the Masterplan for Belvedere College which also includes the IT Room and School Entrance.
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Working within the existing 1950’s concrete-frame structure, a new ceiling of arched vaults were installed to give character and a sense of place, but also to improve acoustic qualities. In the main area these vaults are shallow and expansive, whereas in the niches they are made deeper, to create enveloping spaces which can double as informal study areas outside lunch times.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Structural Engineer: CORA

Quantity Surveyor: Austin Reddy and Company

Fire and Access Consultant: Goldsmith Engineering

Building Contractor: Murcom

Photography: © Alice Clancy/TAKA architects