GARDA STATION COBH
New Garda District Headquarters, designed to strict operational and security requirements.
Floor area 3,000m² (32,291 ft² )
Garda Station Cobh, Co. Cork
The new building retains the external walls of an original railway carriage shed as a base, above which is a lightweight contemporary structure.
The building benefits from extensive views over the water. Nautical references are continued in the selection of material and finishes.
As the building is overlooked from a higher road, the roof has been designed with grasses, vegetation blankets and paved areas.