Construction on Cork city centre’s latest and largest office development, Navigation Square, is well underway. The 4-block complex will be able to facilitate over 3,000 workers when completed.
Ryanair’s new office ‘Airside Green’, has been completed and handed over by Mac Group, the projects main contractors.
The state-of-the-art, office development located at Airside Business Park in Swords took at total of 12 months to complete excluding an 8-week delay due to Covid-19.
The L-shaped building now features 10,700m² of lettable office accommodation spanning over 6 storeys.
The building enters through a reception foyer housed within a five-storey high glazed atrium overlooked from the levels above by open balconies.
The development consists of 180 surface car parking spaces along with cycle shelters.
Architects, Atkins Ireland has delivered this project to a BIM level 2 standard under the BSi Kitemark.
CGI consultants, 3D Design Bureau, liaised closely with Atkins Ireland to provide 3D marketing solutions and 3D planning solutions for Airside Green. 3D Design Bureau produced a series of presentation photomontages which are being used to showcase the development and secure planning permission.
Full Project Details:
Project name: Ryanair’s ‘Airside Green’ Office Development.
Project location: Airside Business Park, Crowcastle, Swords.
Contract stage: Completed.
Floor area: 10771.91 m2.
Site area: 2.29 hectares.
Car parking: 180.
Developer: Ryanair Limited: are Europe’s largest airline group. They are based in Swords, Co. Dublin.
Architect, Planning Consultant and Civil Engineer – Atkins Ireland Limited: is one of the leading designs, engineering and project management consultancies in Europe. They have offices in Dublin, Cork and Galway.
Landscape Consultant – Eamonn Byrne Landscape Architecture: are based in North Yorkshire, York.
Main Contractor – Management & Construction Limited T/A MAC-Interiors: Founded in 2002, MAC-Group construct, restore and re-purpose buildings. They have offices in Dublin, Newry, London, Manchester and Birmingham.
Mechanical Contractor – Demesne Mechanical and Electrical: are based in Co. Monaghan.
Electrical Contractor – Premier Excel Electrical: Established in 1996, Excel Electrical has grown to become a leading Electrical Contractor with a proven Track record of delivering complex quality projects on time and within budget. They have offices in Dublin and Kilkenny.
CGI consultants – 3D Design Bureau: are specialists in Architectural Visualisation, BIM and VR – Delivering Quality Design Planning and Marketing Solutions. For this project, 3D Design Bureau produced a series of presentation photomontages which are being used to showcase the development and secure planning permission They are based in Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland.