For John Hodgins Architects
Authors: John Hodgins & Peter Tarkulic
Location: Dublin Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland Client: Des Fitzpatrick
Showrom - Ford
Overall Cost: £0,8 mil.£
Premises underwent major renovation in 2002 and comprises a large modern showroom facing Dublin road, which is connected to the existing Repair Garage. Cars facing main road and offices are orientated to the rear. Entrance is located close to the existing garage where on the right side is client and store hatch and on the left side is reception desk. Entrance area also consists of waiting, resting and children area. On the left side from entrance is main showroom with offices in the back. Mezzanine level comprises of small and open space offices with staff facilities.
The finishes are sharp and sophisticated – designed to be subtle to allow the cars to “shine” as the exhibits in this gallery of cars.