Leinster Rugby Training Facility
Client: Leinster Rugby
Architect: Cantrell and Crowley Architects
Renovation of the old Phillips factory on the UCD campus to state-of-the-art professional training facility for Leinster Rugby’s senior and academy squads. The 2,000 Sq.m building incorporates a double height gymnasium with includes running track, weight & cardiovascular workout areas. The specialist features include high tech monitoring of players, match analysis, physio suites as well as hydro therapy, sports recovery, nutritionists, Leinster branch offices, wet changing facilities and players lounge.
IN2 Engineering is responsible for the infra-structure design for the specialist equipment. Extensive airflow and dynamic thermal analysis was carried out to optimism the energy efficiency while ensuring player comfort through out the year, particularly during full squad training sessions. IN2 Engineering also had design input into the architectural building fabric upgrades to reduce energy usage and carbon emissions.