SHANNON AIRPORT, CLARE
Our brief integrated the refurbishment of 10,000 sq ft of offices on the second floor of Shannon Airport with a new high-end shop front/reception in the arrivals terminal as the Headquarters for Aer Rianta International. Demolition of the 1970s office layout at second floor created 2 large open plan office spaces with some cellular offices adjacent for meeting rooms and management accommodation. The open plan brief took advantage of the 2m ceiling high window walls around the perimeter giving views of the airport runways to the north and the Shannon Estuary to the south. The ground level shop front was realised with a contemporary glass shop front.. A glazed meeting room with walnut flooring appears to float above the reception floor with the use of hidden lighting. A simple materials palette of white walls and linear patterned grey floors is interspersed with accents of colour to office chairs, feature walls and signage.