P.J. Hegarty & Sons
Atlantic Homecare Site, Sandyford
Mixed Use Development / 39,300 sqm
The development comprises three residential and one office block, forming a raised courtyard above a double height retail podium. The two flanking residential blocks are stepped to the north to acknowledge the low rise semi detached housing beyond the LUAS line. Upper level stepped terraces enjoy dramatic views across the city to Dublin Bay. Within the landscaped raised courtyard a crèche building provides an exciting focal point. A new retail street set below podium level draws activity into the central space.
The development quantum of 39,300sq of residential office and retail uses, represents a plot ratio of 4.65:1 and a residential density of 303 units per hectare. The duplex apartment / spine corridor configuration offers an average net to gross efficiency of 80%, provides dual aspect to 82% of apartments, and serves 256 apartments with 4 lift stair cores and 3 escape stairs.