Our recent project ‘The Coach House’ in Pembrokestown, Waterford, was featured as the cover story in The Irish Times Home and Design section of the weekend edition on the 16th of July 2016. Here is a link to the article on the Irish Times website. View Article
The Pembrokestown Coach house project was published in ‘House & Design’, 2016’. This is a publication by the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland. Aimed at a public readership, it is an invaluable source for anybody thinking of building, extending or renovating – showcasing over 12 architect-designed houses, home renovations and extensions in Ireland. Architects will open their invaluable sourcebooks and provide readers with ideas, inspiration, expert advice and a unique insight into the latest solutions for interiors, design and craft.
dhbArchitects collected another award for their Waterford Health Park. At the Health Facilities Conference in Chicago, Máire Henry, director dhb and Dr. Mark Rowe, Director Waterford Health Park were presented ‘The Generative Space Award 2013’. The Generative Space Award recognises break-through designs that improve health and healthcare. The judges said the ‘Historic design integration with contemporary use is exceptional’.
dhbArchitects’ launched the book ‘Waterford Health Park – the story of a project’ on Friday 15th February. This book chronicles the development of the project from its inception to completion. The book was launched in Waterford Health Park by Colm Murray of the Heritage Council. Download PDF book.
Our project was published in ‘ Shaping the Future – Case Studies in Adaptation and Re-use in Historic Urban Environments’ was launched by Jimmy Deenihan, T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in the Custom House Dublin on 13 December. Written and compiled by Paul Keogh Architects, the purpose of this reuse manual is the showing, via case studies, of a selection of examples of what has been happening in recent years in Ireland in terms of reuse, from the objectives of town and area plans to building case studies.
dhbArchitects were shortlisted in the final stages of the World Building Award 2010 which takes place in Barcelona on November 3rd to 5th for their work on the former Presentation Convent now Waterford Health Park. The awards are at the centre of the World Architecture Festival (WAF), an annual festival which gathers together leading architects to celebrate excellence in building design and development . This year, the festival is expected to attract more than 2,000 delegates from 80 countries. Given the scale of the competition with more than 500 entrants it is a considerable achievement for dhbarchitects to be shortlisted to the final stages .
‘Towards a Sustainable Future: Delivering Quality within the Built Environment’ Our work was published as an example of best practice in conservation and reuse. The Policy was launched by John Gormley, TD, Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government in 2009.