Author: Denise Maguire, Editor

GREEN LIGHT FOR METROPOLITAN WORKSHOP’S DUBLIN HOUSING SCHEME

Metropolitan Workshop’s Dublin office has won planning permission for a 20-home scheme in the city’s southern suburb. The Annesley Gardens project, for Seabren Developments, sits in a former light industrial backland with the site surrounded on all sides by protected period housing. The project comprises two house types: …

TU DUBLIN LAUNCHES BSC (HONS) IN BIM

Technological University Dublin has announced the commencement of its Level 8 BSc (Hons) in BIM (Digital Construction), designed and delivered by the same team who created TU Dublin’s award-winning MSc in aBIMM suite (ICE Awards Third Level Course of the Year 2019). This programme is designed to meet …

A FIRST CLASS IN DESIGN

The Niccolò Cusano University is one of Italy’s most prestigious learning institutions. Its Telematics eCampus has helped bring higher education into the 21st century, providing online classes and contact with a personal tutor every day to its students. The bricks-and-mortar campus itself is a historic site, situated in …

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION YEA! 2020 – YOUNG EUROPEAN ARCHITECTS

CA’ASI is organising an architectural competition to highlight the vitality and originality of young European architecture. The best projects in this international competition, which is open to young architects from across Europe, will be exhibited at CA’ASI as part of the 17th International Architecture Biennale in Venice (May …

KNAUF AMF CEILINGS THROUGHOUT NEWLY BUILT CORK PRIMARY SCHOOL

St Columba’s Boys National School in Cork  provides a modern and progressive learning environment. The school has been completed with Knauf AMF HERADESIGN ceilings. Design and acoustic performance were key criteria, which is why HERADESIGN was the first choice and installed in all the classrooms as floating rafts …

LIMERICK ARCHITECTS WIN UK BUILT ENVIRONMENT AWARD

A Co Limerick company is the first from Ireland to win an award at the UK Built Environment Awards. Architectural Conservation Professionals (ACP) based in Grageen House, Cappanuke, Cappamore received their prize at a black-tie dinner in the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel. A highly commended award was presented …

WINNERS OF LEEDS UNIVERSITY CONTEST

O’DONNELL & TUOMEY WINS LEEDS UNIVERSITY CONTEST O’Donnell & Tuomey has been selected to design a new student hub at the University of Leeds after a RIBA-run competition. The practice beat a strong line-up of finalists including Cullinan Studio, Reiach & Hall, Evans Vettori and Nicholas Hare Architects. …