Category Archives: News

Sky Road

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


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.


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


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.

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December 2018

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A2 close 2018 with one of our small favourites of the year, CANTEEN, a discreet ground floor cafe in a gabled end-of-terrace house in the heart of Georgian Limerick. Furniture and fittings are singularly fashioned from formwork shuttering plywood. It always helps when the coffee and breakfasts are exquisite!

George's Place

November 2018

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Rapid Delivery Housing, George’s Place, Dún Laoghaire was one of four finalists in the SEAI Sustainable Energy Awards 2018. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s objective is to meet energy and climate change targets and to positively influence energy efficiency within the administrative area of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. The public housing at Georges Place includes 12 high quality 2 bed dwellings completed under a new rapid delivery work programme, achieving the highest environmental standards with a BER of A1.