• Saturday , 7 December 2019

AAI site visit: UCC Student Hub by O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects

Date: 07.12.2019
Time: 1pm
Location: UCC Student Hub, Cork
Directions : West of the Main UCC Quadrangle
No PPE required

Tickets are available from eventbrite via this link.

The new Student Hub Building at University College Cork provides a new coherent home which centralises student activities and services currently spread across twenty-five different campus locations. The brief and building organisation aim to achieve cross promotion of student services, creating a hub for student activities, a sense of ownership and identity that reduces mobility problems and facilitates an efficient enjoyable service for students.

The site has a key location at the convergence of the network of routes through the historic campus. The proposal is designed to embody the dynamic character of a contemporary student university building while respecting the particular historic context of UCC.

The design is carefully assembled to make one coherent proposal from a complex set of interdependent component parts. Analysis of the context and a close working relationship with the university in establishing the brief for the building has uniquely influenced the design approach.

http://odonnell-tuomey.ie/ucc-hub

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