AAI Award News

SPECIAL MENTION IN THE AAI AWARDS

We are thrilled to have been awarded a Special Mention in the the 2016 Architectural Association of Ireland Awards for our Learning Pavilion outdoor classroom and learning landscape. Look out for details of the forthcoming exhibition and publication.

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SHORTLISTED FOR A NEW EDUCATION SPACE

We were recently shortlisted for the design of a new education space for Carlow Educate Together Primary School. The Learning Tower is a series of stacked play and learning spaces that create a strong visual connection to the Sugar Factory Lime Tower. Made entirely from native Irish larch timber, it comprises a series of platforms and rooms, each with it’s own size, character and view to the surrounding landscape. A large, covered space at the base accommodates 30 students. A winding staircase contains two tiered enclosures and leads to a viewing platform at the top. Both metaphorically and visually, a strong connection is made to the world outside and the important history of the site.