Project Details

22 Merrion Square, Dublin 2

The College of Anaesthetists


College of Anaesthetists (Ire)

Project Type:

Education, Healthcare & Pharmaceutical

Project Value


Project Detail:

Overview The College of Anaesthetists of Ireland exists to promote high quality practice in the fields of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine through its training, examination and educational programmes. This college is a purpose-built training and administration facility. It comprises several floors of administration and full catering facilities in an existing refurbished Georgian building. As part of this project a lecture theatre, medical anaesthesia simulation theatre and examination rooms were constructed in a modern mews development. Designer Group’s scope of works was to design and build a full mechanical and electrical solution for the entire complex.

More Detail:

Designer Group are responsible for all Mechanical and Electrical Services comprising of

  •  Lighting and emergency lighting system
  •  Public address system
  • Full security system suite, access control, intruder alarm, CCTV systems
  •  Video conferencing systems within boardrooms and huddle stations
  •  Audio/Visual system with facility to upstream educational webcast services for distance students
  •  High speed fibre connection to the higher education authority (HEANet)
  •  Disabled support systems, accessible accessories, toilet alarms and refuge system
  •  Lighting control system linked to the audio visual system
  •  Simulation medical observation and training system (SMOTS)
  •  CCTV system connected to the Internet for  live web casting
  •  Full power and systems failure simulation system for the operating theatre
  •  Laboratory electrical services installation


  •  Full ventilation and treated air systems
  •  Heating and water services
  •  Under floor heating systems
  •  Mechanical services to commercial catering facility
  •  Drainage system
  •  Building management control system
  •  Medical gas installation
  •  Laboratory mechanical services installation
  •  Operating theatre mechanical installation