St. Patrick’s Bridge Wins Judges Choice Awards
19. 10. 2019
The newly restored St Patrick’s Bridge has won the major award at Cork’s Best Building Awards 2019. Collaborating with conservation architects, JCA Architects and Kevin Cleary, Meitheal Architects worked for over 2 years on the project for Cork City Council.
SHD Planning Success
17. 10. 2019
We are delighted to announce the approval of the SHD application for Cairn Homes, Castletreasure development in Douglas, Cork. Castletreasure comprises of a school, creche, parkland, cycle network and 472 new homes. This was Cork’s largest SHD application under review by An Bord Pleanála.
Architecture and Building Expo 2019
7. 10. 2019
Our work on the major extension and re-development of the Dingle Skellig Hotel was one of the shortlisted finalists for the Interior Architecture & Design Awards at the Architecture Expo 2019.
nZEB Qualifications at Meitheal
4. 10. 2019
Congratulations to our team members Peter Byrne & Joe Coffey who were awarded Postgraduate Diplomas in Building Performance (Energy Efficiency in Design) from Technological University Dublin. NZEB or Nearly Zero Energy Building is the energy performance standard required under the European Union Energy Performance in Buildings Directive (EPBD). It will require a culture change at all levels in the building industry, from how we procure, design, construct, use and maintain a building over its life cycle.
Cork ARC Cancer Support House
2. 9. 2019
Exciting times ahead for our fantastic clients at Cork ARC Cancer Support, as they move into their new house to prepare for opening. Sarsfield House offers more much-needed space, privacy and potential for Cork ARC — it will be a benchmark centre of excellence for the provision of non-clinical cancer support in Ireland. We wish them all the best in their new home here in Cork. Read more here
Railway Gardens SHD Application
15. 8. 2019
Our Strategic Housing Development team are pleased to have submitted a ‘fast-track’ application to An Bord Pleanála for the ‘build to rent’ 17-storey apartment scheme, Railway Gardens adjacent to the South Link Service Station. This is Cork’s largest SHD application currently under review by An Bord Pleanála. Read more here
Homeland Group Phase One
2. 8. 2019
Congratulations to our clients Homeland Group on the release of Phase one of Mungret Gate, Co. Limerick. Mungret Gate is an exceptional new development set in an established and well serviced area of Limerick.
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Building and Architect of the Year Awards 2019
31. 7. 2019
We are thrilled to be shortlisted for Building and Architect of the Year Awards 2019.
Huge thanks and congratulations to our hospitality team for all their effort and dedication! Our work on Dingle Skellig Hotel has been selected in the category of Building Refurbishment for a Single Building or Development.
SHD Application for Cairn Homes
31. 5. 2019
Our Strategic Housing Development team are proud to have worked with Cairn Homes and the local community on the design of an exciting new neighbourhood in Castletreasure, Douglas, Co. Cork. This is Cork’s largest SHD application currently under review by An Bord Pleanála.
Meitheal Architects & My Goodness – Design POP Pavilion
20. 5. 2019
Meitheal Architects were one of six designers selected to create a bespoke pavilion for Ireland’s first food and design festival ‘Design POP’, taking place from the 17 – 19th of May 2019. See more here.
Our colourful pavilion at Lapps Quay was created in collaboration with the award-winning ‘My Goodness’ - producer of vegan, raw, gluten free, sugar free, dairy free products and fermented probiotic foods.
Using mostly recycled and reclaimed materials (salvaged election and referendum posters) our pavilion was home to a full schedule of events over the weekend, including yoga workshops, music performances and food tastings.
Cork ARC Cancer Support House – Works underway
10. 5. 2019
We're delighted to have works well underway at Sarsfield House, Wilton - soon to be the new home to Cork ARC Cancer Support House, due to open this Autumn. Cork ARC Cancer Support House is a safe haven for people with cancer and their families. The new facility will create a homely and relaxed atmosphere away from the clinical setting. The key to the success of the new centre is the provision of therapies that complement the medical model and adhere to best practice. Pictured here at a site visit, Tanaiste Simon Coveney, Senator Jerry Buttimer, Louise Nestor (Cork ARC Trustee), Aileen O'Neill and Meitheal Managing Director Patrick O Toole.
St. Patrick’s Bridge Refurbishment – Architectural Lighting Designers
9. 4. 2019
It was great to attend the official unveiling of the newly rehabilitated St.Patrick's Bridge on Saturday March 16th. Built in 1861, the 90m long, three-span, masonry arch bridge links Cork's main street to St. Patrick’s Hill. An outstanding example of late 19th century engineering, it is a key landmark in Cork city. We at Meitheal were appointed to design the architectural lighting and are very pleased with the end result.