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RIAI Gold Medal

09 April 2010

1931 – St. Thomas Church of Ireland, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin

Architect: Frederick G. Hicks The original church of this parish stood on Marlborough Street but was destroyed like much of the area in fighting during the Civil War of 1922. During the reconstruction,...

04 February 2010

1969 – Restaurant Building, University College Dublin, Co. Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker The UCD restaurant building was awarded the RIAI Gold Medal for 1968-70. The citation read:”This elegant building is part of the UCD campus in Belfield. It is sited in...

04 February 2010

1972 – Administration Building, University College Dublin, Co. Dublin

Architect: Andrzej Wejchert In 1964, a competition to design a masterplan for the UCD campus at Belfield was won by young Polish architect Andrzei Wejchert. The assessors report stated that “The keynote of...

26 January 2010

1998 – Ranelagh Multi-Denominational School, Dublin

Architect: O’Donnell + Tuomey Winner of the RIAI Gold Medal 1998-2001, the Ranelagh Multi-Denominational School is an interwoven series of indoor and outdoor spaces – hollowed out within a shell of recycled brick....

22 January 2010

1937 – Dublin Airport

Architect: Desmond FitzGerald The original Dublin airport teminal was the most important pre-war Irish building in the International Style. Designed by a team of architects within the Office of Public Works led by...

06 June 2009

Walker, Robin (1924-1991)

Robin Walker (1924 – 1991) joined Michael Scott’s office in 1948, a year after graduating from UCD. Previously he had worked for Scott during his college holidays. After graduating, he worked and studied...

06 June 2009

Tallon, Ronnie (1927- )

After graduating from University College Dublin in 1950, Tallon worked in the Office of Public Works under Raymond McGrath. In 1956 he joined Michael Scott’s office. He became a full partner in 1958...

06 June 2009

Stephenson, Sam

Sam Stephenson was one of Ireland’s most controversial architects. He studied at the Dublin Institute of Technology and in England, France and Switzerland. His most famous (or infamous) buildings include the Central Bank...

06 June 2009

McMahon, Des

Studied Art and Arts and Crafts before entering architecture at the Dublin Institute of Technology, graduating 1969. Established Gilroy McMahon in 1971. Received first price in the Department of Education architectural competition for...

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