Two COADY designed buildings published as cases studies.
Multi-storey complex's, designed as homes to aid in independent living for older people.
Two separate schemes Broome Lodge and Fr.Scully House were published by the Housing Agency in Thinking Ahead: Independent and Supported Housing as case studies. Each scheme is composed of a mix of two bed dwellings and single bed dwellings. Both were designed to create a sense of community amoung all residents. It was done so in both cases with courtyards as the central focus. In some cases the dwellings opening onto these secure courtyards.
Broome Lodge was developed and is managed by Clúid Housing. It is a complex with 43 apartments, 35 one-bed and 8 two-bed. It has a large communal space with kitchen facilities that is available to be used by all residents and can be used by outside groups, it was designed so that when the room is in use by outside groups apartments will be secure.
Fr.Scully House was developed by CHAS (City Housing Aid Society), it is also being managed by them. The scheme is made up of two adjoining buildings, a five storey and a seven storey. Overall there are 99 apartments, 88 one-bed and 11 two-bed. It is a mix use building and incorpates three retail units and office accommodation.