Scoil Peadar & Pol, Ballon, Co. Carlow

DFG Architects were appointed to design an extension to Scoil Peadar & Pol, Ballon, Co. Carlow to provide an extension to the rear of the existing school building to include a single classroom and associated sanitary facilities and related alterations to existing school building


The extension to national school consisting of curved corridor accessing 2 new mainstream classrooms. The curved corridor becomes sufficient width to be used as a break-out space or additional teaching area. From the main road, the extension continues the form of the existing school while to the rear the curved corridor lends a more informal feel to the school playing areas.


The extension has been designed in a contemporary fashion. Materials proposed were fiber-cement panel rainscreen to the walls to later colour selection to provide a patterned elevation to the classroom block. The roof will is a flat roof with parapets while windows and doors are aluminum selected in grey colour specification.

DFG Architects 


Clifton House
Lower Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2


Tel: (+353) (0)1 6613788



Castle House
18 Castle St,  Carlow 

Tel: +(353) (0)59 913 5982

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