Cuisle Centre, Portlaoise

Construction of day care centre, a ‘pentagonal’ shaped building in timber frame construction.
Architect designed building in a pentagonal shape with an apex located on each side.  The roofing was complex and the building constructed in timber frame with a limestone cladding.
There is a central courtyard with fountain accessible from within the building.
Facilities included : Dayroom, consultant rooms, treatment and therapy spaces, kitchen, toilet, shower and laundry facilities.
Constructed on a greenfield site but some distance from gas and sewer services. Connections involved substantial road works and road crossings.
PHOTO Cuisle