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Grafton Architects

11 February 2015

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara win 2015 Jane Drew Prize

The 2015 Jane Drew Prize has been awarded to Irish architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, who set up Grafton Architects in 1978, for their ‘massive influence’ on the architectural profession. The award,...

28 January 2014

Grafton Architects & Kingston University unveils initial plans for new building

Kingston University has officially appointed Grafton Architects to design the proposed new building following a RIBA competition. The adjudication panel unanimously agreed that Grafton’s proposal would give the University the building it needs...

11 October 2013

ESB to demolish Fitzwilliam Street building

The ESB has announced proposals to redevelop its new headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street, with a view to seeking planning permission in spring next year. The company said that the building, parts of which...

07 October 2013

Two Irish firms shortlisted for LSE’s Global Centre for Social Sciences

Two Irish practices, Grafton Architects and heneghan peng, are among those shortlisted for the LSE’s next major building project, the £90m Global Centre for Social Sciences (GCSS). This international competition, run in conjunction...

10 March 2013

2012 – University of Limerick Medical School

Architect: Grafton Architects Constructed to the north of the Shannon, accessible by pedestrian bridge from the existing campus, Grafton Architects designed a new medical school building and accommodation buildings for students attending the...

10 February 2013

2010 – President’s House, University of Limerick

Architect: Grafton Architects Built as a residence for the president of the university, the building attracted much controversy due to the University’s level of debt and cutbacks in public spending. The building was,...

29 August 2012

Grafton Architects wins Silver Lion for International Exhibition

Dublin-based architecture practice Grafton Architects has won the Silver Lion at the Venice Biennale. For their impressive presentation of a new University campus in Lima, connecting to the ideas of Paulo Mendes da...

14 December 2011

Grafton Architects win competition to design new university campus in Lima

Grafton Architects have just been announced the winners of an International Architectural Competition for a new University Campus of Engineering and Technology, UTEC, in Lima, Peru. In the two-stage Competition, four Peruvian practices...

17 August 2011

Architects from six leading Irish practices embark on US tour

Architects from six leading contemporary Irish practices will showcase their work and discuss issues concerning architecture at leading U.S. architectural schools and institutions this Autumn as part of Irish Architecture Now – Ireland’s...