National Forensic Mental Hospital receives Award Merit from the prestigious ENR publication
OHLA has been distinguished with an Award Merit by the prestigious publication Engineering News-Record (ENR) for the design and construction of the National Forensic Mental Hospital (Ireland) in the Health category of the Global Best Projects Awards 2022.
The hospital complex, located in Portrane, in the north of Ireland, comprises 10 buildings and 24,000 m2 of floor space, and has been built in accordance with the criteria defined by the BREEAM Very Good sustainable construction benchmark certification.
This award brings to four the number of OHLA initiatives that have been chosen as the best project by ENR so far this year. In addition to the Forensic, other projects honored include the Ardie R. Copas State Veterans Nursing Home (Florida) in the Government/Public Building category, the RiverEdge Park Pedestrian Bridge (Aurora, Illinois) in the Landscape/Urban Development sector, and the Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) Bridge ramp construction project over the Harlem River (New York) in the Highway/Bridge category.