Winner- Fit Out Project of Year- Small Office under €500k @ the 2016 Fitout Awards!!
Summary of Project:
All Systems Commercial Fitouts successfully completed Aviareto’s Irish HQ in 2015. All Systems were delighted to be appointed as the main contractor for this prestigious project in Suite 5, Plaza 255, Blanchardstown Corporate Park 2, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.
All Systems worked closely with the client to develop manifestation and graphics packages. There was one stand out item within this package which included a custom library wall, custom designed aircraft wall, to mention but a few. A particular staff member has a passion for Boeing Aircraft, it was agreed to have a graphic of a Boeing Aircraft imprinted on their office door this was met with sheer delight from this particular member of staff.
All Systems felt little touches such as this made the project special and gave the project a personal touch which is often missing from the clinical world of office fit outs. In conjunction with the unique design features mention below All Systems feel this was one of the standout projects within the past 12 months.
DESIGN & PM: The Building Consultancy
PROGRAMME: 8 weeks
“I am so happy with the office that I brought my kids on a little tour and they are jealous” – Rob Cowan, Aviareto”
Aviareto Limited is a small global online business serving lawyers and financiers in the aviation finance industry from Blanchardstown, Dublin. It is a unique business serving a special function in the process of selling, financing and leasing aircraft. It has a particular focus on cyber security and trustworthiness. Aviareto is growing steadily and found that it needed to double its office space while also providing enhanced facilities for staff who now work through the night. Aviareto’s key success criteria for the project were security (both actual and perceived), build quality, reuse where possible of existing material and structures, aviation theme and enhanced staff facilities.
“It’s always nice when we hire new staff and show them around the office, they are usually dumbstruck. That should allow us to retain staff which is a real business benefit in the high skilled knowledge economy area we recruit in”
“With curved glass walls and sliding doors, LED lighting within the glass, a large circular ceiling & sophisticated AV requirements, the build was not easy. As issues arose they were discussed and managed. I knew we were in good hands when, at a very early stage, All Systems had built several models of the system using available materials and LEDS to demonstrate the effect to us of the different materials, allowing us to make an informed decision. They clearly risk assessed the build in advance and took steps to reduce problems before they arose.”
“The centre piece for the entire project was the outstanding glass turbine. This is both a show piece for our clients and a functional space when we are dealing with major system faults or cyber-security issues. The build complexity is very high and the need for a high standard of finish was paramount. The entirely custom built turbine stands proud in the reception. The turbine comes complete with curved glass panels, curved glass sliding doors, glowing glass fins, meeting pod and capped off with an understated cloud manifestation to the glass panels. Bringing each of these elements together demonstrates All Systems exceptional ability to manage and coordinate subcontractors. All Systems took the Architects vision and delivered it with impressive results. This unique feature really gives the ‘’Wow’’ factor upon entering the office and sets the standard for the rest of the office.”
Scope of Works:
- Removal of existing suspended ceiling and partitions.
- Construction of new partitions including decoration.
- Installation of suspended ceiling.
- Installation of joinery items including fitted kitchen, doors, skirting &walnut panelling.
- New mechanical and electrical installations.
- Install of shower in accordance with Doc M.
- Install of carpet & vinyl flooring.
- Installation of porcelain tiles.
- Install of Logika framing and glazing sections.
- Install of MDF ceiling feature with Perspex fins, curved glass and LED strips.
- Supply and fit of white goods to kitchen.
“Aviareto, from the board to the staff are very satisfied with the project. Throughout the project, a high level of trust grew between the parties”
“Communication was clear and there was top level involvement at all stages of the build from All Systems”.