Mercer Institute, St James’s receives Accolade at 2017 RIAI Architectural Awards (June 23, 2017)
Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing (MISA) wins Best Health Building category at the recent awards.These awards celebrate the quality of work carried out by RIAI members in 2016 and highlight the contribution that architects make to society for everyone’s benefit.
This 15,018m2 centre of excellence was constructed by BAM and designed by Moloney O’Beirne and O’Connell Mahon Architects. Built within the St James’s Hospital campus, it provides patient are as well as educational and training programmes. The seven storey building accommodates research facilities, consultation spaces, meeting space, catering facilities, day areas, roof terrace spaces, a courtyard and naturally lit foyer, conference rooms and 76 ensuite bedrooms with further ward spaced to accommodate a total of 100 beds.