2018/4/8 · T he building itself is repurposed, originally built in 1966 and known locally as The Boiler House, which serviced the Ballymun Flats with water and underfloor heating for decades.
Boiler House in Ballymun, now a bespoke demonstration eco-facility, the Centre support four reuse social enterprises: Rediscover Furniture, Rediscover Fashion, Rediscover Paint and Rediscover Cycling.
2014/5/8 · The boiler house, located in the centre of the north Dublin suburb for decades, has been given €3.6 million from an EU fund to get a green revamp. The boiler house was originally build in the 1960s when the rest of the Ballymun area was constructed to provide low-cost high-rise social housing outside of Dublin city centre.
2018/3/27 · The Rediscovery Centre runs from the Boiler House in Ballymun. In 2011, The Rediscovery Centre, Dublin City Council and the European Commission joined forces to save the building from demolition. They wished for the building to be regenerated and used for a new purpose.
2019/4/8 · An unmistakable landmark encroached by a mishmash of Celtic Tiger builds, the Boiler House has been a solid fixture on Ballymun's cityscape for nearly six decades. Supplying the surrounding neighbourhood with invaluable heat and water sources, the first inklings of its demise surfaced as demolition schemes began sweeping through the city.
2020/3/6 · The original boiler house supplied heat and water to 3,000 flats and was scheduled for demolition as part of the Ballymun Regeneration Project. However, this changed, and it was decided to reinvent the iconic building and use it as the Rediscovery Centre's headquarters.
The Ballymun Boiler House and the apartments were some of the buildings set aside for demolition by the Dublin City Council. However, Rediscovery Centre together with Dublin City Council realised that the boiler houses presented them with an opportunity to demonstrate sustainable design, renovation, and building reuse.
2017/8/8 · GREEN BUILDING EXEMPLAR If the reduce, reuse, recycle mantra has a built embodiment, it's arguably the recently completed Rediscovery Centre in Ballymun – a 1960s boiler house for a much
2020/6/29 · Reuse over demolition: Bravo Ballymun as boiler house green project catches eye of European Commission Monday 29 June 2020 Completed in 1966, the boiler house in Ballymun was the largest civic heating scheme in Ireland and the UK, which …
Completed in 1966, the boiler house was the largest civic heating scheme in Ireland and the UK, using a 200,000-litre reservoir to supply under-floor heating to Ballymun's 3,000 flats. However, when the flats were scheduled for demolition as part of a major
2021/8/18 · The old district heating boiler house was repurposed from a shed that lost heat to a low energy public building designed to influence visitors behaviour to waste and promote the circular economy. The Rediscovery Centre contains an ecostore, education, training, events space and a green cafe exemplifying reuse and sustainability.
The repurposed Ballymun Boiler House is now the new HQ of the Rediscovery Centre – and is a creative space connecting people, resources and ideas. It contains creative workshops, an ecostore, education, training, events space and green cafe exemplifying reuse & sustainability.
Original Boiler House in Ballymun, Dublin. Transformation to the Rediscovery Centre. Winning "The Green Construction Award" in 2017 and securing an A2 BER energy rating. Industrial Building Reuse and Retrofit A key element of WISER LIFE+ was the reuse and
2018/2/5 · If the reduce, reuse, recycle mantra has a built embodiment, it's arguably the recently completed Rediscovery Centre in Ballymun, Dublin – a 1960s boiler house for a much maligned early district heating system that's been transformed into a sustainability education centre, and that makes use of a remarkably large palette of green materials and sustainable technologies.