NEWS & EVENTS
This pilot study will examine a sample of 6 harbours on Ireland's east coast to establish an appropriate protocol for recording these structures and underpin a preliminary analysis of the evolution in harbour technology in Ireland. LiDAR technology will be employed to scan the harbours three-dimensionally and, when coupled with historical research, will provide the information necessary to compile accurate records and undertake a preliminary comparative analysis.
University College Dublin was proud to celebrate our outstanding alumni at the UCD Foundation Day Alumni Awards 2015. The black tie event took place in O’Reilly Hall, UCD. Those being honoured included some of the University’s most distinguished alumni, recognised for outstanding achievements within their chosen professional field post graduation.
The American Academy of Arts and Letters presented Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey with the 2015 Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize for their significant contribution to architecture as an art.O’Donnell + Tuomey’s work, as exhibited in New York, will be shown in the UCD Student Centre, Belfield, Dublin 4 from October 29, 2015. The exhibition will be open daily from 9am to 6pm and will run for one week.
UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy is running a series of research seminars on Monday evenings, starting on the 14th of September.
A newly funded research project to map the economic and environmental consequences of the cascade effect in wood use in Ireland has been launched between UCD Architecture and University of Limerick Department of Life Sciences. Applications for a Masters level position on the project are now being accepted.
The UCD School of Architecture is currently seeking an appropriate candidate to support the development of a Home Quality Rating tool for Ireland in collaboration with the Irish Green Building Council (IGBC), as part of a MArchSc research degree. A scholarship of one year’s tuition fee will be provided.