Killarney Mental Health Residential Unit
The development was procured under a Design and Build contract with BAM Contractors for the HSE South. the exemplar design was developed and planning permission obtained for the project by Reddy Architects prior to O Connell Mahon Architects appointment
The building’s external aesthetic is a contemporary expression of the traditional rendered masonry walls and pitched slate roof. The 40 beds within the unit are accommodated in four secure households arranged around internal landscaped gardens; giving a pleasant domestic scale which is enhanced with warm wall colours and naturally lit circulation spaces.
photographs copyright Ros Kavanagh