$65 million Irish Arts Center, New York

The Irish Arts Center in New York is on track to move into its new home as early as 2020 as the final structural beam was added to the site.

The facility on 11th avenue, in the heart of Hell’s Kitchen is marketed as a “state-of-the-art contemporary performance space for world-class Irish theatre, dance and music performances, cross-disciplinary works, installations, and special events”.

The new building will have a seating venue for up to 200 people. The existing arts centre, adjacent to the site, will be renovated in the second phase of the development. The project is estimated to cost $65 million and will triple its capacity for events.

The facility has been designed by the Office of Public Works and New York-based architectural firm Davis Brody Bond. 3D Design Bureau liased with the project’s design team to construct a series of architectural CGIs, interior CGIs and a 3D walkthrough for both planning and marketing purposes.