OHLA completes the second of the four school centers it is building in Ireland
November 21, 2023
OHLA, in collaboration with its partner OHMG, has delivered to the client Ashbourne Community National School (Ashbourne, County Meath) the second of the four school centers that the company is building in Ireland and which is part of the design and construction project of four schools for an approximate amount of 75 million euros, called Lot 4, for the Department of Education.
The second completed school center occupies a 4.3 hectares plot of land in County Meath, and has 3,832 m2 of surface distributed over two floors. The building has 16 classrooms, a special educational needs unit, a general purpose room, as well as ancillary accommodation on a landscaped campus with two basketball courts and staff parking.
Last August, the first of the centers was delivered, the Stapolin ETNS school (Stapolin, Dublin) (Lot D), a new 3,623 m2 building with three floors and 16 primary classrooms with a two-class special needs unit, such as main spaces. It should be noted that, once the work is completed, the centers will serve more than 2,200 primary and secondary students, as well as students with special needs.
The project has sustainable construction criteria and the application of NZEB (Near Zero Energy Building) and BER (Building Energy Rating) A3 certification standards, which establish optimal energy performance of the building, as well as the use of energy sources. alternatives for its operation.
Likewise, in line with OHLA’s commitment to the digitalization of its construction processes, the BIM Level 2 methodology has been implemented, focused on risk mitigation during the design phase, more effective management of the different construction processes and the delivery to the client of a digital twin that serves as support for the automated management of assets during their operation phase.