An indoor youth centre combining a skate park, bouldering wall, cafe restaurant and event spaces, in the heart of Galway City.
The Vault will be a 1,300m2 multi-functional sports, arts and events space in Galway City Centre. The Vault aims to provide a much needed resource for children, teens and young adults in the city centre, an active space to socialise, hang out and share and learn. A controlled space filled with positive peers and programming.
Full planning permission was granted for The Vault in June 2017
Client: The Vault
Status: In Progress
Team: Daryl Mulvihill, Giovanni Lavanna, João Pedro Faria
The large basement space has a bouldering wall along one edge, and a skatebowl at one end, the space pivots around a central cafe with raised seating and a small soft play area for younger kids.
The skating area was designed in consultation with the local skating group the Galway Skateboard Association, a new skate park is needed in Galway particularly an indoor sheltered skating area for the autumn and winter months.