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Grafton Architects

01 November 2008

Praise for Irish firm’s design

The new Irish-designed faculty building for Bocconi University in Milan, which won the World Building of the Year award last weekend, has become “a symbol of our city and its ability to renew...

30 October 2008

Irish firm scoops top award for university in Milan

Grafton Architects, headed by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, surprised and delighted most of their peers in 2002 when they won the competition to design a new building for Bocconi University in Milan....

30 October 2008

Department of Finance, Temple Bar Square included in wide portfolio

Grafton Architects has won numerous awards for its work in Ireland since the practice was founded 30 years ago by the late Frank Hall, along with Shelley McNamara, Yvonne Farrell, Shay Cleary and...

27 October 2008

Luigi Bocconi University by Grafton Architects

Grafton Architects was awarded the prize under the Learning category for their new building, Luigi Bocconi University situated in the heart of Milan. The World Architecture Festival, held this year in Barcelona, is...

27 October 2008

Dublin firm wins global architecture award

Dublin-based Grafton Architects, run by Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell, have scooped the first World Building of the Year award at the inaugural World Festival of Architecture for their new faculty building at...

27 October 2008

Milan university building beats Hadid and Foster to top prize

A university building in Milan, designed by Irish practice Grafton Architects, has scooped the top prize at the inaugural World Architecture Festival awards, beating architectural heavyweights Zaha Hadid and Foster and Partners. The...

23 October 2008

Grafton Architects win at World Architecture Festival

The World Architecture Festival celebrates the work, concerns and aspirations of the international architectural community, during a three-day event taking place in Barcelona, Spain from 22 to 24 October 2008. Divided into many...

24 April 2008

Grafton Architects lecture in New York

Following the success of Shane O Toole’s lecture Import+Export, which was introduced by Kevin Roche at the American Irish Historical Society (AIHS) in New York in April, Anchor and Animation by Grafton Architects,...

31 January 2008

New town centre for 21st century in west Dublin

An ambitious town centre on 20 acres is planned for the heart of Adamstown, Dublin’s newest suburb. Fiona Tyrrell reports. A new town centre roughly the size of St Stephen’s Green – planned...