In January 2013, No. 33 Molesworth Street stood as a partially occupied building that was in a total state of disrepair, apart from the Protected Structure itself. In early 2013, Savills, through discussions with landlord parties, marked this property as its new Dublin HQ. Through a five month design period, the project commenced on site in September 2013 and was complete by January 2014.
What stood last year as an unfit-
The client was striving to achieve a contemporary office environment with clean, crisp lines, an open desk arrangement and central filing. The design concepts included the creation of a minimalist look, light penetration and the flow of spaces -
Very careful consideration was given to the mechanical and electrical engineering design and the associated treatment of the fabric of the property to route these. Our team approached this very carefully to ensure the existing Georgian features were not impacted.
Many challenges were faced and overcome during the course of the Savills fit out -
A second and significant challenge was the length and narrowness of the floor plate -
Savills HQ Fit Out wins two awards at Fit Out Awards 2014