Sector: Educational

Rosses Community School

Location – Dungloe, County Donegal, Ireland Status – Completed 2017 Value – €0.7m Awards – RIAI Irish Architecture Award 2018: Exhibited The challenge was to design a modestly sized extension onto a large secondary school building.  Our response to the brief was to place a two-storey extension onto one of the main circulation routes, to …

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Rice College Westport

Location – Westport, Ireland Status – Completed 2019 Value – €1.6m Seven general classrooms, a science room and an upgrade of parts of the existing school. The new two-storey extension sits on the hidden south side of the existing building, set apart from the existing school and linked back with a coloured glass transition, to …

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University of Notre Dame – Hall of Residence at Kylemore Abbey

Location – Kylemore Abbey, Ireland Status – Completed 2016 Value – €3.2m The University of Notre Dame appointed Axo Architects to convert and remodel the former 1959 Benedictine Monastery on the east side of the main Kylemore Abbey to create one of the university’s global centres.  The accommodation comprises mainly student dorms (for 50 students), …

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Newport National School Extensions

Location – Newport, County Mayo, Ireland Status – Completed 2018 Value – €0.7m Awards – RIAI Irish Architecture Award 2019: Exhibited A 1960s modular concrete framed building nestles into the southern bank of Barrack Hill, overlooked by Saint Patrick’s Church. Our project was two-fold – Firstly to add a two-class Autism Unit and secondly to …

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