Coast Guard Station, County Waterford

This Cliff and Rescue facility for the Irish Coast Guard Service/ the Office of Public Works is located on the headlands overlooking Bunmahon Bay, on the Copper Coast. The facilities provide vehicle and equipment storage, changing and showering facilities for the volunteers, and an operations centre for emergency situations. A laminated timber superstructure is tilted overhead to support the planted roof, tucked into the landscape.

Interior of Operations Room

Translucent cladding to entrance facade on gabion stone baskets

Entrance view

Garage Interior

Underside of laminated timber roof structure, March 2023

Timber structure installation, February 2023

Roof structure