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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | WELCOME

Welcome to Hamilton Architects Hamilton Architects delivers innovative design projects across Ireland and the UK. We are passionate about creating inspiring architecture which is sensitive to client requirements while making a positive contribution to the built and natural environments. Our distinctive portfolio of projects ranges from flagship commercial buildings and world class education facilities to stunning cultural centres and sympathetic conservation of historic structures. We are Ireland's premier sports stadia designer. Over 45 years of forging successful partnerships proves that we match our clients' visions - and exceed their expectations. We listen, interpret, discuss and agree.

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | CONTENTS

CONTENTS

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Pier Head Ferry Terminal

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NI National Football Stadium

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DAERA Headquarters

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Olympia Leisure Centre

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Crumlin Road Gaol

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Antrim Castle Gardens

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Enniskillen Castle Museum

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Metal Technology

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Ulster Museum

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SPACE

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One Sussex Place

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Kingspan Stadium

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Riddel Hall

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Additional Projects

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | PIER HEAD FERRY TERMINAL

Pier Head Ferry Terminal A symbol of the regeneration of the city’s docklands, this ultra-modern landmark building beside the world famous ‘Three Graces’ offers roof top restaurant views over the Mersey and a popular Beatles Museum.

LOCATION Liverpool CLIENT Merseytravel AWARDS RICS Awards North West Tourism & Leisure Award

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | DAERA HEADQUARTERS

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | DAERA HEADQUARTERS

DAERA Headquarters A stunning signature building for the history-making new headquarters of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland delivers 470 workstations, a ministerial suite and infrastructure for future expansion.

LOCATION Ballykelly, Co Londonderry CLIENT Department of Finance NI AWARDS CEF Construction Excellence Awards Commercial Construction Award

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | CRUMLIN ROAD GAOL

Crumlin Road Gaol Visitor & Conference Centre The Grade A listed gatehouse and courtyard complex of this imposing gaol, designed by Sir Charles Lanyon in 1842, is transformed by sensitive design and good conservation practice, making way for a shop, museum, reception and conference centre at this now thriving tourism destination.

LOCATION Belfast CLIENT Northern Ireland Government AWARDS Institution of Structural Engineers NI Region Major Project Award CEF Construction Excellence Awards Overall Award

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | ENNISKILLEN CASTLE MUSEUM

Enniskillen Castle Museum & Visitors Centre A sympathetic restoration breathes new life into the ancient walls of Enniskillen Castle, transforming this 16th century complex into a modern tourism destination with repurposed buildings, a striking roofline walkway and contemporary visitors centre.

LOCATION Co Fermanagh CLIENT Fermanagh District Council AWARDS Irish Construction Awards Tourism and Hospitality Project of the Year

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | ULSTER MUSEUM

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | ULSTER MUSEUM

Ulster Museum A major transformation of this unique building creates a vibrant and exciting interior space with a new entrance leading to a Welcome Zone with spectacular atrium, dedicated learning zones, cafĂŠ, shop and bespoke exhibition areas.

LOCATION Belfast CLIENT National Museums Northern Ireland AWARDS NI Tourism Awards Best Visitor Experience RICS Awards Community Benefit Award National Museums & Heritage Permanent Exhibition Award Art Fund Prize for Museums & Galleries

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | ONE SUSSEX PLACE

One Sussex Place After nearly half a century of neglect, a sensitive refurbishment and repurposing of the defunct St Malachy’s Convent of Mercy in Belfast’s Linen Quarter creates 12 private rental apartments and ensures the long term survival of this late 19th century building.

LOCATION Belfast CLIENT Private

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | RIDDEL HALL

Riddel Hall The William J Clinton Leadership Institute finds a fitting home in Grade B1 listed Riddel Hall courtesy of an elegant refurbishment and extension which provides a dedicated Executive Education Centre for Queen’s University Belfast.

LOCATION Belfast CLIENT Queen’s University Belfast

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | NATIONAL FOOTBALL STADIUM

Northern Ireland National Football Stadium Taking the game to the next level - a world class, all-seated UEFA category 4 stadium capable of hosting major international fixtures and events which is the pride of the Irish Football Association.

LOCATION Belfast CLIENT Irish Football Association AWARDS Institution of Structural Engineers NI Region Major Project Award CEF Construction Excellence Awards Overall Award

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | OLYMPIA LEISURE CENTRE

Olympia Leisure Centre The epitome of innovation in action, Olympia is leading the way in reshaping the future of leisure in the city by offering the most luxurious and advanced facilities, including a 25m pool, samarium, ice room, 120-station fitness suite and 3G pitch.

LOCATION Belfast CLIENT Belfast City Council

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | ANTRIM CASTLE GARDENS

Antrim Castle Gardens Sympathetic restoration of 19th century Clotworthy House, which is nestled in the historic splendour of Antrim Castle Gardens, reinvents this Grade B listed building to give it fresh, long term, sustainable uses for the visitor experience.

LOCATION Co Antrim CLIENT Antrim Borough Council AWARDS RICS Awards Tourism and Leisure Award

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | METAL TECHNOLOGY

Metal Technology A shining showcase headquarters extended and refurbished to provide warehouse and office facilities which feature the company’s own aluminium systems.

LOCATION Co Antrim CLIENT Metal Technology

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | SPACE

SPACE Inspiration meets education at the South Eastern Regional College, where a striking design for SPACE, the Performing Arts & Technology Innovation Centre, delivers bespoke accommodation, advanced workshops and cutting-edge services to students, businesses and the local community.

LOCATION Bangor, Co Down CLIENT South Eastern Regional College

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | KINGSPAN STADIUM

Kingspan Stadium An exemplar stadium matches tradition with innovation to create a stunning, user-friendly arena guaranteeing a thrilling experience in a quality sports environment for up to 18,000 spectators at the home of Ulster Rugby.

LOCATION Belfast CLIENT Ulster Rugby AWARDS RICS Awards Commercial Award CEF Construction Excellence Awards Commercial Construction Award

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | ADDITIONAL PROJECTS

Antrim Courthouse The elegant restoration of this Grade A listed building, erected in 1726, revives the fortunes of the oldest remaining courthouse in Northern Ireland as an arts centre and theatre.

Canterbury Christ Church University The City Campus of Canterbury Christ Church University will be transformed by an 18,000m2 Science, Engineering, Technology and Health teaching facility.

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | ADDITIONAL PROJECTS

Chinese Welfare Association_Belfast A multi-purpose landmark facility with flexible office accommodation for Northern Ireland’s Chinese community in a prime riverside location.

Crescent Arts Centre_Belfast Multi-purpose spaces for visual performance and creative arts are accommodated in a clever extension to this unique historic building in the heart of Belfast.

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | ADDITIONAL PROJECTS

Fenian Street_Dublin The sensitive refurbishment of 36 Fenian Street to its original Georgian splendour provides a fitting setting for The Centre for Literary Translation at Trinity College.

Holy Trinity College_Cookstown A new 1,300 pupil post primary school and play provision fit for future generations are being constructed over two phases to minimise disruption to school life.

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | ADDITIONAL PROJECTS

John Bell House_Belfast An extended and refurbished five storey, Grade B+ former college building provides 292 ensuite bedrooms and 121 self-contained studios for student accommodation.

CoLab_Letterkenny A 20,000 m2 extension, along with ancillary site works and parking, completes the CoLab Business Incubation Centre for Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Co Donegal.

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | ADDITIONAL PROJECTS

Port Moon Bothy_Causeway Coast The refurbishment of a fisherman’s cottage provides a unique overnight experience for visiting kayakers in a remote location on the world-famous Causeway Coast.

Niche Drinks_Derry/Londonderry A unique project linking three historic buildings on a former military barracks site to create a craft distillery and visitors centre for Niche Drinks, makers of The Quiet Man whiskey.

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | ADDITIONAL PROJECTS

South West College_Enniskillen An 8,000 m2 campus for South West College situated on the former Erne Hospital site will house educational and community facilities in a unique, state-of-the-art Passivhaus complex.

St Joseph’s High School_Crossmaglen A 10,000 m2 high school sensitively integrates into a rural setting to provide education, sports and community facilities with open space multi-activity areas.

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HAMILTON ARCHITECTS | CONTACTS

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Belfast Hamilton House, 3 Joy Street Belfast BT2 8LE Northern Ireland TEL: +44 (0)28 9033 4250

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Acknowledgements Photographs by Vizz Creative & James Hughes Photography Design by Redbreast Creative

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