The Victory Centre is a 6,000-square-meter facility built by the Victory Christian
Fellowship in Dublin’s Dodder Park in Ireland. The facility provides a 1,000-
seat auditorium, crèche, 400-seat conference room, café and restaurant for
up to 500 people, book shop, tutorial rooms, and support offices. The design
challenge was to produce a building that nestles into the parkland setting yet
accommodates meeting capacities.
McCauley Daye O’Connell Architects provided 40 percent of the
accommodation on a semibasement level, including 80 percent of the
mechanical plant equipment. A mixed-mode ventilation system provides low-velocity fresh air. Using Bentley design software, the firm created a design that
significantly reduced the visual impact and allowed the curve of the roof to
conceal the main auditorium.
Located in Darmstadt, Germany, Mornewegschool is a place for students to
learn, play, and have fun. menzel-kossowski Architekten achieved an elegant
design for the $2.5 million Mornewegschool Extension using MicroStation from
concept through visualization to execution.
Collaboration technology integrated a design team distributed over multiple
locations, facilitated rapid deployment of a project team, and accelerated
information sharing and communications across project teams. The quick and
easy exchange of interdisciplinary data resulted in a cost-efficient and effective