RIAI highly commend 55 Percy Place in Public Choice award category
A cutting edge residential & commercial development, between Oakmount & ODOS Architects has been highly commended in the Public Choice category at this year’s RIAI Awards.
55 Percy Place are undoubtedly at the cutting edge of residential modern architecture, providing the benchmark for city-living as we know it today. Showcasing urban design at its best, it is clear to see how the scheme has gained recognition from the RIAI.
In January of this year, Dublin’s residential & commercial sector saw the launch of an exciting, prestigious property development in the heart of Dublin 4. Situated adjacent to the Grand Canal, Ballsbridge, in prime real estate, 55 Percy Place attracted huge attention on both the home & international property scene.
The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) announced last week, the winners of 2016 RIAI Architecture Awards at an awards ceremony in Royal Hospital Kilmainham. 55 Percy Place which was designed by ODOS Architects and Oakmount as the developers was commended in the Best Housing Category.
Carole Pollard, President of the RIAI, said, “We were delighted to see such an extraordinary diverse range of projects entered into the 2016 RIAI Architecture Awards – which showcases the best in Irish Architecture’. The 12 exclusively designed apartments offer stunning, picturesque views over the canal and the city. Consisting of 12 high-end individually unique bespoke apartments, the residences form part of a larger mixed use scheme comprising of high end eaterie Angelina’s, a Restaurant & Deli, and office elements.
What makes these apartments particularly unique is unlike most developments – little repetition occurs between the individual apartments, showing Oakmounts dedication to delivering something unique to the residential market. With each apartment having its own unique layout, character and bespoke design. Apartments range from one bedroom apartment to 2 & 3 bedroom apartments ranging from 78-145 sq. metre. High ceilings are consistent throughout with two of the Duplex apartments containing superb double height spaces with 4 metre high glazed walls to the Canal. All the living spaces are west facing with full height glazing fronting onto open terraces with wonderful views to the Grand Canal and the surrounding city. Full-width sliding glazed sections further draw the light and views to the water.