House at Goleen / Níall McLaughlin Architects

first_imgPhotographs:  Nick Guttridge , Nick Kane , Niall McLaughlin Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project “COPY” ArchDaily House at Goleen / Níall McLaughlin Architects CopyAbout this officeNiall McLaughlin ArchitectsOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousescorkCorkIrelandPublished on December 23, 2012Cite: “House at Goleen / Níall McLaughlin Architects” 23 Dec 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream House at Goleen / Níall McLaughlin ArchitectsSave this projectSaveHouse at Goleen / Níall McLaughlin Architects Photographs Structural Engineer: Houses Ireland Architects: Niall McLaughlin Architects Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/308390/house-at-goleen-niall-mclaughlin-architects Clipboard Year:  CopyHouses•Cork, Ireland Manufacturers: PBA 2009 Price & Myers Projects Save this picture!© Nick Guttridge+ 20 Share “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/308390/house-at-goleen-niall-mclaughlin-architects Clipboard Area:  300 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Main Contractor:C.H.O.M Construction LtdQuantity Surveyor:AKC Chartered SurveyorsM&E Engineer:EDC Engineering Design ConsultantsLandscape Architect:Desmond FitzGerald ArchitectsStone Consultants:Harrison GoldmanTimber Consultant:TRADACity:CorkCountry:IrelandMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Nick GuttridgeRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreDoorsLonghiDoor – HeadlineSkylightsLAMILUXFlat Roof Exit Comfort DuoFiber Cements / CementsULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Leioa School RestorationText description provided by the architects. Client Brief The existing house had suffered the abuse of the local climate and haphazard development over a period of years resulting in a fragmented plan and disjointed appearance. The clients brief was straightforward; to retain part of the original structure and to provide additional accommodation and landscaping fit for the quality of the site. Save this picture!© Nick KaneExisting Site The site is located in an area of exceptional natural beauty. Sea views and rugged yet lush landscapes combine with fast changing skies and wild deep blue seas. The site faces the sea to the east. The existing house was set between a steep rock face to the north and a small stream to the South. The access road winds down the cliff from the west to the house. To the east a long gently sloping lawn stretches seaward towards the rocky coastline. Save this picture!© Nick GuttridgePlanning Constraints Outside of the local development boundary and set just below one of Europe’s most scenic roads, the character of the views and the landscape seen from the land around the house and the sea had to be maintained. The local design guide proposed traditional or vernacular forms as acceptable but was clear that designs of exceptional quality with an emphasis on energy efficiency offering diversity in design would be acknowledged. Save this picture!© Nick GuttridgeDesign The house is formed of a series of linear pavilions set parallel to the original house. The pavilions step down the 1.6m fall of the site creating a meandering path through the house from the entrance on the west to the living space and sea views to the east. The form of the existing cottage influenced the design of the new structures and its ridge was used as a datum that defines the heights of the new buildings. A series of pitched roofs are staggered across the site creat- ing pockets of space forming semi-enclosed courtyards. At the end of the journey a large terrace reveals spectacular views of the cliffs, the sea and the islands of West Cork. Guest bedrooms are located in the refurbished cottage. Visitors pass through a glass link into the first of the limestone buildings, the first of which accommodates the master bedroom and bathroom. Save this picture!© Nick KaneThe second limestone pavilion con- tains the dining room and kitchen. The final pavilion is broken into two parts, one for the living room and the other a freestanding study, accessed via stone doors and a small bridge over the cascading pools. Materials Method of Construction The existing house is roofed in natural slate with rendered white walls. New structures are clad in Irish blue limestone. This natural material weathers over time to match the geology of the surrounding cliffs. The stone becomes highly reflective when wet. The loads of the stone to the roof and the walls are supported by a reinforced concrete structure providing thermal mass that regulates temperatures and stores heat.Save this picture!SectionProject gallerySee allShow lessCall for Submissions – CLOG: SCI-FI IssueArticlesNew Vision for Frankfurt Airport’s Terminal 1 Forecourt / Grimshaw ArchitectsArticles Sharelast_img