Dorset Point Student Accommodation Dorset Point Student Accommodation Dorset Point Student Accommodation Dorset Point Student Accommodation Dorset Point Student Accommodation Dorset Point Student Accommodation Dorset Point Student Accommodation Dorset Point Student Accommodation

Dorset Point Student Accommodation

Bennett Construction were the Design & Build Contractor on this student accommodation project for Hines UK.

The student accommodation project was located along Dorset St Lower in Dublin 1. The project consisted of 447 student bed spaces over 102 clusters in 5 blocks. The various blocks ranged from 3 to 6 floors above ground and basement plant room below.  The blocks were set around internal court yards with selected hard & soft landscaping.

The envelope consisted of a Steel framed system (SFS) inner leaf with 150mm cavity closing out with a brick outer leaf with aluminium clad windows and louvered dressings. The envelope overlooking the internal court yards were finished with a mixture of brick, coloured render and zinc finishes.

The building contained 438 pre finished shower room pods with 9no disabled w/c rooms.

The inner walls were mainly fire & acoustic rated partitions which formed clusters. The clusters ranged from 4-7 bed spaces with each having a shared kitchen area. The kitchens contained built in units, appliances with dining and rest areas and TV facility.

Landscaping consisted of a mixture of soft and hard landscaping with grassed areas, raised planters, paved access routes, timber & precast concrete seats with games areas across three courtyards.

 

Project Details
Client: Hines UK & Aparto
Size: 13,400m2
Architect: Henry J Lyons
Surveyor: Turner Townsend
Timeframe: 20 months
Cost: 27.5 million
Location: Ireland