One Wilton

The key to providing excellence in a building’s outdoor space lies in its integration with inside and outside, with each supporting the other, while offering areas of contrast in a legible and inviting sequence as one moves about the scheme. How these terraces and courtyards are manipulated at design stage and then detailed in terms of material and planting defines the success of the scheme.

IPUT Real Estate

Wilton Park Dublin 2

Around half of the building’s footprint is comprised of external roofs and terraces
The arrangement splays to frame a view



A series of planted nooks.

Variations in the detail begin to form planters of a scale to accommodate large trees with void former used to satisfy loading restrictions, but with each iteration the planting is reviewed to make sure the key root zone is well provided for. Close to hand details in planting (texture, scent, tonal qualities, composition) signify changes in mood, responding to orientation and offering moments of contrasting quality and further variations of the concrete edges are expressed as extra wide seating.

Concrete elements designed and modelled in 3D software and manufactured by Cassidy Brothers in Co. Donegal.
The canopy of Gleditsia trees register in the public realm along Lad Lane

This scheme seeks to improve the urban grain of the quarter in which it sits, with street tree planting managed in the narrow Lad Lane and a generous set back and garden space dropping down to -1 facing onto it, so as to engage positively.

This sunken courtyard utilises the space atop a car park ramp in the basement below

Bernard Seymour /
Managing Director

Colin Torpay /
Senior Landscape Architect

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