Urban Primary School Competition

Proposed RIAI competition entry for new urban primary school of Department of Education

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massing model sketches
BIM spaces for design
transferring the proposed accommodation to a BIM environment for space planning and analysis

Entrance Level Plan
A central play / social space links the special needs unit with the primary school above for interaction.
Play spaces are located at varying levels to accommodate different classes and ages.

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urban school playground courtyard
Solar analysis of central play space for use in school mornings
urban school canal view
View from canal with classrooms clad in timber

First Floor Plan
Classrooms are arranged around a central corridor with social areas for each year. Junior play area is located on the same level for ease of access.

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Second Floor Plan
3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th Class, with play spaces above and below for access

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urban school view from Harcourt Terrace

Proposed School Entrance
The timber clad primary school classrooms continue the street elevation of Harcourt Terrace to the canal

Harcourt Terrace Corner
The white brick clad special needs unit supports the primary school above

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Third Floor Plan
Roof-top play space with staff and library facilities

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evening view of school on Harcourt Terrace

Night Time Image

urban school gym

Double Height General Purpose Space



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