Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Architect: Like Architects
Cutting edge design that sets new standards and redefines what an office building should be. The Merchant Square Scheme comprises the complete transformation of 3 existing buildings formerly known as Ferguson, Roysten and Oyster Houses to create circa 210,000 sq/ft of Grade ‘ A ‘ office space right in the centre of Belfast. An additional 2 floors are being added to the existing 8 storey buildings, including extending into the rear courtyard.
The front facades are being removed and replaced with fully glazed curtain walling and corten steel cladding. A new double height entrance lobby is being formed fronting onto Wellington Place and in addition there will be 2 new retail units at ground floor to compliment the existing retail space
Variety of 6,8,10mm Low E and SN 70/35 HST, including a mix of laminates and Ceramic painting.
High performance Curtain Walling system to the Wellington Place and Upper Queen Street facades
High performance Curtain Walling to the rear facade and courtyard elevations
Double height glass system to the entrance façade
Generous wrap around terrace areas on the 7th and 8th floors with a perimeter glass screen balustrade
9th Floor balcony area with views over City Hall
Double Height glass Entrance and Reception
Double height glass system to the front elevation
Situated at the heart of Belfast city centre close to City Hall in a prime business district, this location benefits from a high level of pedestrian footfall and vehicular traffic on a daily basis. The works include re-refurbishment and extensions to include over 210,000 sqft of Grade A office space.