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UCD Environmental Policy Researchers wins prestigious international award from American Planning Association

A University College Dublin study tackling the financial costs of using a market-based approach to land preservation has picked up another top international prize.

Eight UCD Schools win Athena SWAN awards for gender equality commitment

Eights Schools at University College Dublin have won Athena SWAN Bronze awards for their commitment to gender equality.
Recognised for their efforts on gender equality, the UCD School of Medicine, UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science, and UCD College of Engineering and Architecture, made up of six Schools, received the honour.

RIBA names Farrell and McNamara firm as 2020 Royal Gold Medal winner

Architectural firm Grafton Architects headed by UCD graduates Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara has won the 2020 RIBA Royal Gold Medal, the UK’s highest honour for architecture.

Planning and Real Estate Concise Guides to Planning By Brendan Williams

Explains clearly how the property-development business works and how key decisions are made regarding financing and pricing and its relationship with planning. Considers issues such as the role of the government in encouraging and regulating development and whether it is valid to blame the planning systems for dysfunctional housing markets

Landscape Architecture successful in Interreg bid

Interreg europe helps regional and local governments across europe to develop and deliver better policy. By creating an environment and opportunities for sharing solutions, they aim to ensure that government investment, innovation and implementation efforts all lead to integrated and sustainable impact for people and place.

Concrete Solutions for Sustainability in Buildings

The built environment accounts for over one-third of the world’s final energy. Traditional building skins, including those of concrete, are often a barrier to energy efficiency. In addition, making concrete, traditionally in high quantities with high levels of cement, results in high carbon emissions.