Demesne Architects were shortlisted with BAM, to bid for the National Indoor Arena. Demesne led the design team to produce the design which achieved the overall highest technical and design merit score in the tender process.
The National Indoor Arena will comprise of an Indoor Athletics Training Centre with a 200m running track, Field Sports Areas and 2000 seated spectators, a Gymnastics Training Centre, an Indoor General Sports Training Centre, an Indoor 3G full size Soccer Pitch and half size 3G Rugby Pitch. All these facilities are designed to Full Competition International Standards.
The Design Philosophy focused on the need for outstanding functional performance delivered with beautiful robust aesthetics. The team referenced their unique blend of local and international relevant elite sports expertise and local construction knowledge, to design a high quality facility for Irish Sport that represented excellent capital and operational value.