Kevin Roche-Designed Convention Centre Opens in Dublin

9 September 2010 (Last Updated September 9th, 2010 18:30)

A new convention centre in Dublin, Ireland, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Irish architect Kevin Roche, has been opened. The scheme features a glass atrium, which contains 475 panes of different-sized curved glass panels, that covers the whole building. The centre will

A new convention centre in Dublin, Ireland, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Irish architect Kevin Roche, has been opened.

The scheme features a glass atrium, which contains 475 panes of different-sized curved glass panels, that covers the whole building.

The centre will be able to accommodate 8,000 people and is recognised as the world's first carbon-neutral convention centre.

Treasury Holdings and the Office of Public Works developed the project together under the public private partnership mode, according to meetpie.com.