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Projects / Retail / Shaws Potential


Client : N/A

Concept : Darragh Murphy

Location : Waterford City, Ireland

Date : 2013

Project Backround

Potential Redevelopment of Shaws Department Store in order to encourage High Quality Retail in the heart of Waterford City. Potential to rebrand the existing Retail Business. 

Proposal Adds Built Volume + Long term Value. Improves the Overall Quay Frontage with an Eaves Line which matches Neighbouring Buildings. Contributes to Reestablishing the Quays Role in the Future of Waterford City.

Potential for Rooftop Cafe by Day and Wine Bar by Night facing the River Suir and Quays. An alternative after hours experience to the existing pub and club quarter in Waterford city.

Project Description 

Retail over two levels with additional street level display and Bespoke Oval feature stairs to first floor Retail Space. Cafe Bar by Day and Lounge / Wine Bar by Night at Rooftop level. Separation from the Bank of Ireland Building by means of a vertical Access Stair to Roof Level.Substation relocated to Rear.

Cut Stone cladding, copper hopper heads and rainwater goods, Large Panel Energy Efficient Glazing system to Rooftop Lounge Bar.

Perspective view of Potential Shaws Redevelopment

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North South Section + Part Plan

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Night Sketch showing Intention to Light up Quay

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Existing Situation

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