National Forensics Mental Health Service wins at RIAI Architecture Awards 2022


National Forensics Mental Health Service wins 'Wellbeing' category at the RIAI Architecture Awards 2022.

We are thrilled that National Forensics Mental Health Service, Portrane has been named amongst the winners of in this year's RIAI Architecture Awards. A very strong citation from the Jury demonstrates our commitment to exemplary architecture in healing and wellbeing.

"The National Forensics Mental Health Service successfully creates a balance between a secure setting and a therapeutic care environment. While dealing with a challenging and complex brief, the scheme has been executed with great sensitivity which maximises light and the user's connection to nature at every opportunity. An exemplary project within its field, the design has maximised the potential of the brief and delivered a noteworthy scheme. From the wider scale campus layout, to the individual courtyard dwellings, the design allows for connection, aesthetic quality and a sense of community."



Kevin Bates
Kevin Bates is lead director of our Healthcare studio. He plays a prominent role in expanding STW’s international portfolio in Europe and the Middle East.

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