The Dean Hotel

The Dean Galway

The Dean Hotel

Galway

The Brief

 

System Used:  TB50 Curtain Wall, ST70 Hi Windows & Doors

Location:

Galway

Client: 

JJ Rhatigans

Architect: 

Lawrence & Long Architects

 

A fantastic addition to the hospitality industry in Galway City has just opened its doors. The Dean Galway is located near Eyre Square on Prospect Hill. It is the latest in a line of stylish boutique hotels from Press Up Hospitality Group and officially opened for business on Wednesday 27 April. 

In keeping with the history of Galway, the hotel’s design incorporates unique structures, including a portion of the Galway to Clifden railway tunnel built in the 1890s, and a two-storey stone building originally built in the 1830s. These unique features have been meticulously restored and incorporated into the design of this brand-new hotel.

 

Suite - the Dean Hotel

Thermally Enhanced Windows & Curtain Wall

This is the latest development from the Press-Up Hospitality Group headed by property developer Paddy Mc Killen Junior. As one of the largest hospitality groups in the country, they operate a portfolio of 65 award-winning restaurants, bars, hotels, cinemas, golf facilities and gyms.

Thermally Enhanced Windows & Curtain Wall Systems

Our high performance ST70 Hi windows were installed in each of the 100 bedrooms. The rooms come with big comfy beds, rainfall power showers, fully stocked Smeg fridges, Netflix enabled smart TVs, a Munchie Box filled with sweet and savoury Irish snacks and booze and Marshall speaker.

Our TB50 curtain wall system and ST70 Hi doors provide spectacular views of Galway City and beyond in Sophie’s rooftop restaurant. This is one of two restaurants at the hotel with the first Elephant & Castle in the West of Ireland also opening. Other facilities include Peg’s Bar, The Blue Room for events and the Power Gym.

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The Dean Galway
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The Dean Hotel

The Dean Hotel Galway The Brief   System Used:  TB50 Curtain Wall, ST70 Hi Windows & Doors Location: Galway Client:  JJ Rhatigans Architect:  Lawrence & Long Architects

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The Roy - 1650 Granville Street - Halifax
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The Roy

The Roy Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The Brief System Used: TB50 Curtain Wall, ST80 Windows, ST80 Door Systems, Sliding Doors Contractor: Ellis Don Architect: IBI Architects

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Olympic Way

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The Samuel Hotel

The Samuel Hotel Dublin

The Samuel Hotel

Dublin

The Brief

 

System Used:  TB50 Curtain Wall, ST70 Concealed Sash Windows & ST70 Hi Doors

Location:

Dublin

Client: 

PJ Hegarty

Architect: 

Henry J Lyons

 

The four-star Samuel Hotel in the Dublin’s docklands opened its doors to its first customers in April 22.  

Named after Irish novelist Samuel Beckett, The Samuel Hotel is an integral part of the urban regeneration of the Spencer Place Development by Ronan Group Real Estate and Colony Capital.

The Samuel Hotel Bedroom

Slimline Concealed Sash Windows

Our slimline ST70 Concealed Sash was specifically chosen to fit in with the modern architectural design of Spencer Place. Its minimalistic aluminum design maximises light within each of the 200 + bedrooms. 

Our capped and structurally glazed TB50 facade systems were installed on the ground floor and penthouse areas of this new hotel. The installation of our windows and facade systems was completed by Zeon Design

Location, Location, Location

The Samuel hotel is in the perfect location for a successful future with companies such as Salesforce, We Work and Pinterest all headquartered in Dublin’s Docklands. The 3 Arena, Convention Centre and Bord Gais Energy Theatre are also in close proximity.

Ireland’s largest hotel operator Dalata have taken out a 35-year lease on The Samuel Hotel taking their total number of hotels to four after the Clayton, Maldron and Gibson hotels.

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Charlemont Exchange - LEED Gold
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Charlemont Exchange

Charlemont Exchange Dublin The Brief System Used:  TB50 SG Curtain Wall, TB50 SG CFA, Glass Fins Location: Dublin City  Client:  Walls Construction Architect:  BKD Architects  The Charlemont Exchange

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Vita Student accommodation
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Vita Student Accommodation

Vita Student Accommodation Newcastle The Brief System Used:  TB50 Curtain Wall System, ST60 Windows & Doors  Location:   Newcastle  Client:  Wates Group    Architect:  Ryder Architecture

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Hotel La Tour

Hotel La Tour

Hotel La Tour

Milton Keynes

The Brief

 

System Used:  TB50 Curtain Wall, ST70 Hi Windows & Doors

Location:

Milton Keynes

Client: 

Winvic Construction

Architect: 

pHp Architects 

 

Hotel La Tour is a brand new, luxurious, 14-storey hotel in the heart of Milton Keynes.

This $47 million hotel oozes class from the second you set eyes on it. Designed by pHp Architects, Hotel La Tour features an external mirror style cladding with a 30m high, LED-lit stainless steel ‘sun’ design circle on the east facing elevation. This was created to align with the sun on the longest day of the year.

Hotel La Tour is equipped with 261 bedrooms, an impressive roof top restaurant, nine high-tech conference rooms, a fully licenced wedding space with a private outdoor terrace and a state of the art gym.

Hotel La Tour 3

Sustainable Windows & Curtain Wall Systems

Sustainability was established as a key aspect of Hotel La Tour. Our thermally enhanced ST70 Hi windows and TB50 curtain wall system were expertly installed by Speedclad Ltd, helping to achieve a “Very Good” BREEAM rating. Managing Director of Hotel La Tour, Mark Stuart said “We have worked hard to create an aesthetically pleasing and sustainable building that delivers on luxury as well as functionality”.

Spectacular Floor to Ceiling Views

On arrival to “Fourteen”, Buckinghamshire’s first sky bar and restaurant, our floor to ceiling curtain wall system provides spectacular 360-degree panoramic views across Campbell Park, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire. This 180-seater restaurant offers the finest cuisine, a private dining room for special occasions and a bar.

This floor to ceiling design flows throughout the 261 luxury bedrooms and suites. Each one featuring our window systems, boasting amazing views over Milton Keynes Central and Campbell Park.

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Grifols International Logistics Centre

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Hotel La Tour

Hotel La Tour Milton Keynes The Brief   System Used:  TB50 Curtain Wall, ST70 Hi Windows & Doors Location: Milton Keynes Client:  Winvic Construction Architect:  pHp Architects 

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402 Dunsmuir Street - Amazon - APA Facade Systems
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402 Dunsmuir – Amazon Vancouver

402 Dunsmuir – Amazon Vancouver The Brief Certifications:LEED® Gold certificationLocation:Vancouver, CanadaSize:14,148 m² (152,290 ft²)Client:Oxford Properties Group   Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, just

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Vita Student Accommodation

Vita Student accommodation

Vita Student Accommodation

Newcastle

The Brief

System Used: 

TB50 Curtain Wall System, ST60 Windows & Doors 

Location:  

Newcastle 

Client: 

Wates Group   

Architect: 

Ryder Architecture

Vita Student in Strawberry Place, Newcastle is a 10-storey student accommodation development consisting of 331 beds, incorporating a number of 5-bedroom cluster apartments and 271 studios, plus a large social hub with movie rooms, seating areas, study spaces and a gym.

This 115,400 sq. ft. development is located beside Newcastle United’s football ground, St. James Park. It is one of many Vita student accommodations by Select Property Group, a specialist in delivering all-inclusive student accommodation with a focus on building student communities.

Vita Student was the first of three phases in a new development scheme for Strawberry Place with a huge mixed-use development with offices and a hotel also being built.

Vita Student Accommodation - Internal communal areas - APA Facade Systems

Systems Used

Speedclad Ltd installed our TB50 curtain wall system and ST60 window systems at every elevation of this $32.6 million development. Our ST60 rebated door systems were also installed. 

Design Criteria

The scheme was carefully designed by Ryder Architecture in relation to Leazes Park Conservation Area to the north and alongside existing and proposed buildings to the south, west and east.

The development is focused around a central landscaped courtyard that spills out from a double-height, light filled student hub space.

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Grifols International Logistics Centre Dublin The Brief System Used:  TB50 SG Curtain Wall & TB50 SG CFA Glass Fins Location:   Dublin Client:   Stewart Construction  Architect:   PM

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The Roy - 1650 Granville Street - Halifax
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The Roy

The Roy Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The Brief System Used: TB50 Curtain Wall, ST80 Windows, ST80 Door Systems, Sliding Doors Contractor: Ellis Don Architect: IBI Architects

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Four Ferns Care Centre

Four Ferns Care Centre

Four Ferns Care Centre

Dublin

The Brief

System Used: TB50 Curtain Wall System, ST70 HI Windows & Doors 

Location:  Dublin 

Client: Purcell Construction  

Architect: Reddy Architecture & Urbanism

The Four Ferns is a €36 million luxurious community nursing home, located in Foxrock in Dublin South. This 7,800 m² award winning development by Purcell Construction is Dublin’s premier elderly living space and the most expensive nursing home development in Ireland. 

This innovative nursing home was designed by award-winning architect Michael Freaney of Reddy Architecture & Urbanism.

 

Four Ferns Care Centre - Internal View

Systems Used

Working alongside Window & Roof Lights, our TB50 curtain wall system and ST70 Hi windows and doors were chosen for their thermal and acoustic performances.

As with all care facilities, it is imperative to provide a peaceful, quiet environment, that keeps heat in during the cold winter months and provides natural ventilation during the warmer climate in summer.

Design Criteria

“The building blends into its sylvan setting through the careful use of earthen tones in its materiality with buff bricks, pigmented renders and fibre cement wall claddings echoing the local slate roofs.  

The quality of the architecture plays an important role in improving the health and well-being of residents by providing a multitude of different spaces for residents to enjoy.” – Reddy Architecture

Four Ferns Nursing Home - APA Facade Systems

Building & Architect of the Year Award

Four Ferns Care Centre was a winner at the Building and Architecture of the Year Awards in the Medical and Health category. It offers unrivalled, luxurious, elegant, non-clinical accommodation that is accompanied by 5-star services like spa treatments, turn-down service, daily paper delivery and a la carte dining.

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Olympic Way - London - APA Facade Systems
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Olympic Way

Olympic Way London The Brief System Used:  TB50 Curtain Wall  ST80 & ST70 Windows  Location:  London Client:  Donban Construction Architect:   HTA Design The Olympic Way building beside Wembley

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The Dean Galway
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The Dean Hotel

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The National Veterans Memorial and Museum

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St. Vincent’s Public & Private Hospitals

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St. Vincent's Public & Private Hospitals

Dublin

The Brief

System Used: TB35 HI Curtain Wall System, ST70 Windows & Doors, Louvers   

Certification: BREEAM “Excellent”

Location:  Dublin 

Client: John Paul Construction 

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker

St Vincent’s Hospital is one of the world’s leading academic teaching hospitals providing front line, acute, chronic and emergency care across over 40 different medical specialities – in the country’s only integrated multi-hospital campus.

APA Facade Systems sustainable aluminum products have been ever-present across multiple buildings on the St. Vincent’s Hospital campus in Dublin.

Our curtain wall systems, high-performance window and door systems and louvers were installed across the public and private hospitals, the psychiatric building and the cystic fibrosis building.

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St. Vincent's Private Hospital

St. Vincent’s Private Hospital is over 470,000 sq. ft. and Ireland’s largest private hospital. Achieving a “Excellent” BREEAM design rating, this 288-bed state-of-the-art facility was designed by Scott Tallon Walker. It received an honourable mention in 2012 in the category of Best Sustainable Building by the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland.

St. Vincent's Public Hospital

St. Vincent’s Public Hospital is a 269,000 sq. ft. clinical block providing eight new operating theatres, an intensive care unit, pathology laboratories, radiology and diagnostic imaging services, ambulatory day-care centre with two theatres, new consulting rooms, and a new accident and emergency department treating over 40,000 cases per annum.

The new five-storey accommodation, displays our curtain wall system on every elevation of the central glazed atrium, creating a light-filled building.

The multi-award winning public hospital development at St. Vincent’s won the Regional Award at Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland awards and the highly commended OPUS award.

St Vincents Hospital Cystic Fibrosis

The Cystic Fibrosis & Pysciatric Buildings

The psychiatric facility also won an OPUS award. The 52-bed facility delivered a superior therapeutic environment without detriment to patient safety. It includes a two-storey layout around an internal landscaped atrium and the provision of secure garden spaces.

The 114,000 sq. ft. Nutley Ward or cystic fibrosis building is a seven-storey block providing 100 inpatient bedrooms, designed to BREEAM ‘Very Good’ standards.

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Wellington Place Office Development - Leeds
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Wellington Place Office Development

Wellington Place Office Development Leeds The Brief System Used:  TB50 Curtain Wall & TB60 Curtain Wall  ST70 Doors, Solar Shading & Louvers.  Location:  Leeds Client:  Wates Group

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The Roy - 1650 Granville Street - Halifax
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The Roy Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The Brief System Used: TB50 Curtain Wall, ST80 Windows, ST80 Door Systems, Sliding Doors Contractor: Ellis Don Architect: IBI Architects

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