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20 April 2009

Which foreign word best captures our feelings at this jittery moment?

Especially for people in Ireland, schadenfreude as the big fish flounder, angst in the wake of the Budget, ennui as the excuses drag on, all apply. But running counter to the thud, the...

12 February 2009

Finalists for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture include Grafton Architects

The European Commission and the Fundacia³ Mies van der Rohe announced today the finalists for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2009, one of the most...

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...

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...

03 March 2002

Grafton Architects: Università Luigi Bocconi, Milan

Text © Shane O’Toole. Photos of models © Università Luigi Bocconi and Ros Kavanagh. Drawings © Grafton Architects. Pagano portrait courtesy of arch’it and Gabriele Toneguzzi. First published in The Sunday Times, March...