The Building Specification

  • Freestanding building, providing natural light on each aspect.
  • Sheltered entrance plaza created by dramatic cantilevered office space above.
  • Double height Ground Floor reception relating directly to the covered entrance plaza.
  • Irish Limestone, granite and oak are the high quality finishes used in the reception and lift lobby.
  • Gym quality ladies and gents changing facilities and 60 secure bicycle parking spaces.
  • High quality ladies and gents toilet facilities on each floor.
  • Irish Limestone and oak on the walls and granite on the floor of the common areas.
  • LED strip lighting used throughout the common areas.
  • The building has been set out with a 10.5m x 7.5m structural grid, providing maximum end-user flexibility.
  • 3 x high quality 13 person passenger lifts.
  • A passenger lift bringing cyclists with their bikes to the secure basement parking area.
  • Ramped access to basement car park.
  • 3 x access control security turnstiles in reception.
  • Feature glazed staircase to the front of the building and located off reception provides an attractive option to access all floors.

The Office Specification

  • Raised access floors.
  • Perforated metal suspended ceilings.
  • Feature floor to ceiling height of 5m at ground floor.
  • Generous floor to ceiling height at upper floors of 2.8m.
  • Floor to ceiling glazing on each aspect.
  • Low energy LED light fittings throughout the office areas.
  • Plastered and painted walls.
  • 4 pipe fan coil air conditioning system throughout.
  • South facing external roof terrace at 6th floor level with views to Dublin Mountains.
  • Panoramic view from front office space taking in Adelaide Road to the East, Harcourt Street to the North and Harcourt Road to the West.
  • Designed to accommodate an occupancy ratio of 1:8sq.m.

Key Sustainability Features

  • Target LEED Gold Status.
  • Target BER of B1.
  • Green Roof.
  • Adjacent to several main public transport routes.
  • ‘Twin wall’ glass facade to the main West and South facing facades allows the maximum benefit of natural light while reducing solar gain and glare.
  • Full LED lighting throughout.

5 Harcourt Road is a highly efficient building, designed with a focus on energy consumption reduction.

It will provide targeted LEED Gold Accreditation and incorporates a variety of sustainable building design principles to achieve targeted B1 BER Rating.