New school of architecture to build on colleges’ success

Posted in Governance and administration on September 9th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“Some 170 architecture students will begin classes in a new state-of-the-art city centre building this month. The Cork Centre for Architectural Education (CCAE) is a joint venture from UCC and CIT, with undergraduate and postgraduate students set to move into a new purpose-designed school adjoining the Nano Nagle Place complex on Douglas Street …” (more)

[Kevin O’Neill, Evening Echo, 8 September]

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Masterplan to get from Los Angeles to Grangegorman

Posted in Governance and administration on May 30th, 2014 by steve

“Although he has worked on multi-million dollar architectural projects around the world, James Mary O’Connor had never toiled professionally in his hometown until recently when an exciting new development brought him home to Dublin …” (more)

[Charlie Taylor, Irish Times, 30 May]

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NUIG research building wins architectural award

Posted in Governance and administration on April 17th, 2014 by steve

“The Hardiman Research Building at NUI Galway has won the title of Architectural Project of the Year at this year’s CMG Awards Ceremony …” (more)

[Galway Advertiser, 17 April]

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School leavers swing back to law and construction courses

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on March 9th, 2014 by steve

“School leavers are swinging back to college courses leading to careers in the construction industry and professions such as law and architecture …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 9 March]

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Sexism means women still can’t break the glass ceiling in architecture

Posted in Research, Teaching on January 13th, 2014 by steve

“Sexism is alive and well in architecture, according to research showing that two-thirds of female architects believe the construction industry hasn’t fully accepted the authority of women …” (more)

[Chloe Hamilton, Independent, 12 January]

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Limerick’s medical school: architecture with a scalpel

Posted in Governance and administration on August 15th, 2013 by steve

“On the rolling green campus of the University of Limerick, a medical school and its housing blocks are rewriting the architectural rulebook. Oliver Wainwright visits a worthy contender for the Stirling prize …” (more)

[Oliver Wainwright, Guardian, 15 August]

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UCD student centre voted people’s favourite in Irish Architecture Awards

Posted in Governance and administration on July 5th, 2013 by steve

“Use of colour, choice of materials and simple layout praised. About a fifth of the 12,500 people who voted in the Irish Architecture Awards picked the colourful 11,000 sq m student centre at University College Dublin as their favourite in the Public Choice category …” (more)

[Irish Times, 5 July]

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UCD student centre is country’s favourite new building

Posted in Life on July 4th, 2013 by steve

“The country’s favourite new building was built for and funded by students. About one fifth of the 12,500 people who voted in the Irish Architecture Awards picked the colourful 11,000 sq metre student centre at University College Dublin …” (more)

[Ed Carty, Independent, 4 July]

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CAO race is on as students target courses linked to ‘new economy’

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on March 9th, 2013 by steve

“College hopefuls are picking courses in science, technology, agriculture and business as they chase ‘new economy’ jobs, CAO figures reveal …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 9 March]

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The university campus of the future: what will it look like?

Posted in Governance and administration on October 17th, 2012 by steve

“… While it may be a little premature to write off the need for a campus entirely, there’s no doubt online mobile education is set to radically alter university architecture …” (more)

[David Lamond, The Conversation, 17 October]

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100 years of architecture at UCD

Posted in Research, Teaching on May 16th, 2011 by steve

“Madam, – In 1911 University College Dublin opened the first school of architecture in Ireland. Just three students began their studies that day, but over the following 100 years, more than 1,900 students have passed through the school’s studios and lecture rooms in Earlsfort Terrace and, more recently, in Richview …” (more)

[Hugh Campbell and Orla Murphy, Irish Times, 16 May]

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Graduate architects keep lofty ambitions

Posted in Teaching on November 2nd, 2010 by steve

“Despite the severe shortage of jobs for architects, the first graduates from a joint degree at Cork’s two third-level colleges are hopeful for a bright future …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 2 November]

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