The new Trinity College Dublin Business School is a state-of-the-art development located on campus in Dublin city, Ireland. The €70 million project will support the activities of the TCD School of Business and Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Trinity College. The building will be approx 12,000m2 in size.
The development will include the regeneration of Protected Structures to provide student apartments and a campus restaurant facility.
Entrances to the new Business School from Pearse Street and the campus are at ground floor level and give access to a triangular atrium space which provides break-out space and an Exhibition area, access to the upper level of the 600 person auditorium and informal meeting and gathering space.
Stairs and passenger lifts give access to all lower and upper floors. A 200 seat restaurant/ catering facility is provided within the ground floor space of the Period Buildings along Pearse Street and in the ground floor section of the new building adjacent.
A feature staircase within the atrium gives access to the Upper Basement Level where the lower level of the main auditorium and the Undergraduate 200 seat raked Auditorium are located.
The main Auditorium is capable of being used in a number of modes: flat floor, part raked, subdivided into two 300 seat auditoriums, etc and cater for a number of uses: lectures, conferences, exams, sports events, dining, etc. A Lower Basement level accommodates plant space.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship are located on First Floor Level. This facility will provide cincubator space and offices for businesses to encourage links between students, faculty members and the business community.
The Second, Third and Fourth Floors are allocated to the Business School. Executive Education is located at Fifth Floor Level together with a new College Boardroom and associated facilities. The Boardroom has views over the Trinity campus and the Rugby Pitch and has access to a generous green roof space.
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