NEWS & EVENTS
On Friday 31st May at 6PM the 2012-13 UCD School of Architecture End of Year Exhibition will open. The event will close on Thursday 6th June temporarily and will re-open on Tuesday 11th June until Saturday 22nd June.
The UCD School of Architecture has launched its first on-line programme, the Professional Diploma in Architecture, as part of a new UCD online graduate initiative. It is a one-year programme and begins in September 2013. The course is the final professional examination for architectural graduates, leading to entry to the Register for Architects in Ireland and recognition in 27 European Union States under the Qualifications Directive.
The UCD School of Architecture is pleased to announce that the Landscape stream of the one year taught MArch Sc programme is now open to applications for the 2013-14 academic year.
New publication explores the past, present and future of the Irish rural town: The manageable scale of the rural town allows it be to examined under various headings at one time, in order to see if the overlap between history, morphology, architectural character and phenomenology may offer ways in which towns might adapt in response to pressure from suburbanization and accompanying core vacancy.
GKMP Architects have won First Prize in Docomomo’s Central Bank Ideas Competition with their design for a secondary school within Sam Stevenson’s iconic building. The competition, organised by Docomomo Ireland, asked for ideas on how ‘the Central Bank building might approach its next phase of life… to re-imagine the building and its immediate surrounding environment in an innovative and exciting way.’
Bucking the national trend, which shows a fall of 12%, first preferences for Architecture at UCD (DN100) remain steady at 159, up 2% on 2012 and similar to first preference numbers for the past two years.