To fulfil the client’s brief to rejuvenate the hotel, we undertook internal reordering works to make the guest suites light and contemporary, and enlivened the building’s public spaces. Its exterior was also remodelled, incorporating a dramatic nine-storey living wall.
Ballyfin is considered to be the finest neoclassical mansion in Ireland. Following the house’s gradual deterioration, Purcell was commissioned to develop ‘the finest small hotel’. Ballyfin is a designated Protected Structure, limiting the degree of intervention in the building fabric.
Working on the conservation and restoration of an iconic British heritage symbol.
This eco-luxury spa is buried within the landscape, emerging under a living roof of chamomile, lavender and thyme.
Essential conservation repairs and refurbishment to the external fabric and internal spaces at the Elizabeth Tower.
Leighton House, designed by George Aitchison, was the studio home of Lord Frederic Leighton. We led a restoration programme to return the house to their original vision.
Transforming an 18th century naval storehouse into an interactive gallery space.
Purcell is responsible for the restoration and refurbishment of the iconic British palace including overseeing the ten-year rolling programme of repairs to all cast iron roofs at the palace, conserving and restoring the bronze windows and supporting the design team and contractors to ensure that upgrades are sensitive to the historic fabric.
A radical transformation of the riverside hotel's external appearance and facilities.