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Dun Laoghaire Central Library
Oversized double glazed insulated glass units with size up to 5,7 m with high selective coating and stepped edge around perimeter distinguish this project. In addition, laminated glass fins with extra quality of beveled edges and double sided golden Sefar Mesh. The project won RIBA award of Internation Excellence in 2016

Features

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Area: 1 600 sqm.

Architect: CARR COTTER & NAESSENS

Awards: RIBA award of Internation Excellence in 2016;


Project description

The project of Library/Arts/Culture/Community complex in Ireland (Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown) is the result of an RIAI design competition, which was won by Carr Cotter Naessens Architects.

GLASSBEL supplied energy efficient insulated glass units with an impressive dimensions: up to 5,7 m. The structural glazing and extra clear glass creates the sense of delicacy and weightless appearance of the museum, giving visitors the opportunity to enjoy an eye-catching view area of Dublin Harbour.

The outside area at Moran Park has been landscaped to include a new water feature and gardens, which can host events.

Additional architectural details of DLRC are glass fins with Sefar gold mesh (and bevelled edge, which became the unique element of glazing).

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