Arts Humanities Social Sciences Research Facility at NUI Galway

The project consists of a 5200m2 extension and refurbishment to the James Hardiman Library (a protected structure) on the NUI Galway campus.

The HSSRB is connected to the James Hardiman Library via 2 link bridges. Internally, the project provides Archive Storage rooms, Archive processing rooms, seminar rooms, archive and special collections reading room, multi-media rooms, exhibition spaces, skills/training rooms, open plan reading/study rooms, digitisation rooms, collision spaces, offices and interview rooms.

Complete design of the mechanical, electrical and passenger lift installations, including implementation of fire certification, disability accessibility and BREEAM assessment requirements. Review of all contractors equipment / component technical submittals and issuing of Opinion’s of Design Compliance, where appropriate. Ongoing site supervision of installation works on site. The incorporation into the overall design of clients additional requirements during the construction period on site. Witnessing and verification of commissioning of all installations / systems prior to Practical Completion.

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