Newbury Wood  

Clonshaugh, Dublin 

Affordable Housing Scheme

Working in conjunction with MOSTON building contractors we were selected by Dublin City Council housing department to develop a scheme of 59 social and affordable houses at a narrow infill site at Clonshaugh, Dublin 9. The development of the site  required resolution of  a particularly high number of site constraints including buried high voltage electrical cables, and associated rights of way, diversion of large scale surface water and foul drainage, as well as realignment of boundaries along the southern portion of the site. Three specific house types were developed to offer a varied streetscape and provide for differing levels of accommodation requirements. These house types represent modern re interpretations of traditional terraced and semi detached dwellings and are so laid out as to minimise wasted floor area, and provide flexible accommodation internally which benefits from the good southerly aspect enjoyed by every house. The houses are  timber framed  with masonry, brick and render external finishes in addition to being  insulated well in excess of the minimum requirements so as to provide a long-term energy efficiency.

Client       Dublin City Council

Year         2005-2007

Value       > € 8 M

Scale       6034 Sq. m.

 

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