Location The cultural centre will be Located in15-19 Hendrick St, Smithfield, Dublin, D07. Nowadays a Bargaintown store works from there. The Smithfield market area is located nearby to the northeast and Collins Barracks/National Museum of Ireland to the west along the LUAS line.
Before and After- The subject site accommodates a two storey warehouse building, temporary cabins, a loading bay/delivery area and associated parking. The road to the back (south) of the building is one-way (westbound) vehicular traffic and limited to one lane. The remainder of the road is taken up by the reel line LUAS tracks.
Aims Through the provision of the programmes the project will Improve migrants access to education, training and personal development in preparation for employment.
Ground floor plan The Migration Lab Programme is a support and training programme developed to enhance knowledge, skills and experience of migrants living in Dublin; to facilitate and improved access to employment and training supports. It aims to work in partnership with the Department of Social Protection, agencies and local businesses to carry out a work placement scheme that will improve job opportunities for migrants who are unemployed.
Sustainability’s proposal ideas for the building.
View of the main hall of the building
View of the café area of the building, open to the public seven days a week.
View of one of the Green voids around the building to control the interior temperature and create a peacefully environment inside.