All posts by Peter Carroll


July 2024

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DLR Architects and A2 Architects are both thrilled and humbled to be shortlisted with DLR Baths Redevelopment in the last fifteen brilliant public projects from Mexico, Spain, China, Mongolia, The Netherlands, Tanzania, France, Turkey, Switzerland, India & The United Kingdom for the internationally recognised AR Public Award 2024 organised by Architectural Review – and to be also in the last five finalists with DLR Baths Redevelopment in the European Prize for Urban Public Space 2024.

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June 2024

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Peter Carroll was delighted to be part of final reviews Accademia di Architettura Mendrisio at the invitation of Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell of Atelier Grafton, with Antón García Abríl as fellow critic. Extraordinary projects were presented – all centred around the work of naturalist Alexander von Humboldt and the theme of ‘Building with the Invisible’ – wind, temperature, humidity and gravity


May 2024

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Substantial Completion of Beechville Gate Lodge, Co. Meath – a cruciform in plan overlaid by a circular mezzanine and topped by a pyramidal hipped roof


April 2024

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Our Director, Peter Carroll, was honoured to say a few words to thank his former employer, Spain’s most outstanding representative of contemporary architecture, Pritzker recipient Rafael Moneo to Dublin – his 4th time in 35yrs, and to thank Valerie Mulvin for her generosity in inviting him to Dublin to celebrate Niall McCullough

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March 2024

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The team behind Ireland’s national pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2023, ‘In Search of Hy-Brasil’, ( make a return visit to Coláiste Naomh Eoin Secondary School on Inis Meáin for ‘Island Conversations’ as the first of three events to mark their national tour of 2024. The installation will be in The Solstice in Navan Co. Meath from 22nd June until 31st August ’24 and subsequently in Architecture At The Edge Festival from 20th September until 8th October 2024

George's Place

February 2024

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A2 are delighted to be shortlisted with DLR Architects Dept. for George’s Place Rapid Delivery Housing in Dún Laoghaire for the prestigious RIAI Silver Medal for Housing for the period 2018-19


January 2024

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Construction work commences with DLR Architects Dept. and Cumnor Construction on additional accessibility works at DLR Baths Redevelopment on Queen’s Road, Dún Laoghaire – a steep 8metre cross-sectional drop along a very complex stretch of coastal site. For completion early July 2024.


October 2023

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Very sad to be saying a final farewell to Bob Hannan, Senior Architects at Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Architects Dept. A dear friend and colleague he has been front and central in our collaborating practice on a daily basis this past eight years. We learnt in incalculable amount from him and we won’t be forgetting him. He will be very sorely missed. RIP Bob