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October 2019

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Peter Carroll beginning a walking tour of contemporary architecture in Limerick as part of Open House Limerick, entitled ‘Valuing Unprotected Buildings Unfortunately at Risk’, foregrounded by the blue and yellow mosaic of the General Post Office lobby on Cecil Street. Peter also gave a lecture that evening on Limerick City’s Resilience and the ongoing Intelligence Unit research on Limerick City that he co-directs at SAUL.

Concrete Beam

August 2019

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Concrete beam at Sky Road, 42 metres in length, rests between bedroom and library to bridge over the central living space while tying two small hills either side to one another to face the sea beyond.

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July 2019

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A2 Architects are seeking talented Part 3 architects with minimum 10 years experience in running projects and administering public works contracts. Beginning Sept. 2019. Applications/queries can be forwarded to pcarroll@a2.ie

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June 2019

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Rapid Delivery NZEB Housing at George’s Place Dún Laoghaire wins Best Housing Award and Best Sustainability Award at the RIAI Irish Architecture Awards 2019. Sallynoggin Community & Centre Centre also receives Highly Commended – DLR Architects Dept. + A2 Architects

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May 2019

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‘Precarious Earth’, comprising fired clay city fragments of Venice an Cork on piled wooden plinths, is currently on exhibition at Venice Design 2019 at The European Cultural Academy, Palazzo Michiel, Venice until November. The work is a collaboration between Kevin Callaghan Artist, A2 Architects and Alan Meredith Studio.

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April 2019

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Gate lodge at Beechville Co. Meath secures full planning permission. A pyramidal red corrugated roof, resting on cast concrete walls, has cantilevered corners that make for four covered external spaces. The interior roof space is timber beamed and is naturally lit by a central oculus roof light at the apex.

Cranking Sea Wall

March 2019

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The first cranking sea wall with lightly exposed granite aggregate finish at DLR Baths, the lowest of three tiered planter walls rising up to the refurbished pavilion on Queens Road – DLR Architects Dept. + A2 Architects

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January 2019

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Sallynoggin Community + Senior Centre for Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council reaches completion. The centre includes a community hall, administration, kitchen and ancillary space. A south-facing event terrace as well as an allotment garden, bicycle parking universal access car parking are also provided.