University College Cork Dental Building Gains Planning Permission
Reddy Architecture + Urbanism has successfully achieved planning permission for the new Dental Building at University College Cork. The College is one of Ireland’s leading research Universities and has established a national reputation for delivery of healthcare and education, research and development facilities. The College looks to build on this reputation with the state of the art Dental Building , in the Cork Science and Innovation Park at Curaheen, Bishopstown Co. Cork.
The proposed Dental Building occupies a prominent corner of the Science Park and will be one of the first major buildings of the masterplan. The building forms a gateway to the research and innovation healthcare Campus and contains a mix of healthcare, education, research and innovation facilities. In particular it provides excellent dental health services for the public, clinical teaching spaces for dental students along with education, research and innovation spaces.
At the core of the design is the ambition that the building will provide a welcoming and comfortable experience for patients, a creative learning environment for students, a positive working environment for dentists, clinicians and academics and also be an exemplar high quality piece of iconic architecture for the UCC Science and Innovation Park.
The building is designed by award winning local firm Reddy Architecture and Urbanism in collaboration with internationally renowned Healthcare specialists, HOK. The design team includes Punch Consulting Engineers , O’Connor Sutton Cronin Engineers and Aecom Quantity Surveyors.