|CLIENT||Athlone Institute of Technology|
|MAIN CONTRACTOR||JJ Rhatigan|
|ENGINEER||Malachi Cullen Consulting Engineers|
|ONSITE DURATION||6 weeks|
The prestressed hollowcore was used to slab out all of the ground floor arena and also parts of the first and roof levels. The prestressing proved an economical solution in catering for the high live load requirements of the sports area.
Oran Pre-Cast also provided the main structural concrete elements to the staircores. This included a feature cantilever projecting wall, and a core with faceted twinwall elements to form a curved profile on plan.
The following precast items were provided for this project:
6100m2 of hollowcore
Cantilevering twinwall to staircores and
5m long stair flights