Scott Tallon Walker Architects’ Sustainability Lead, Patrycja Kochaniuk, spoke in person at the Irish Green Building Council's SME Renovation Roundtable in Dublin Chamber on Wednesday 7th. and over video call on Thursday 8th June. The roundtables focused on office renovation and how working environments can be enhanced in such projects. Patrycja made a presentation on the Tyndall National Institute’s 'Kiln Building' in Cork – a 100-year-old former malting kiln and protected structure used by the Institute for the past 30 years.
Our objectives with the project included:
A ‘fabric-first’ strategy was used, considering different options for ventilation and other modern interventions, which prioritised the sustainability of the building and comfort for occupants. The project achieved an A3 BER – the first protected structure in Ireland to do so – and won the SEAI Energy in Building Award 2021.
Participants at the roundtables were shown drivers for retrofitting offices, and how much more than just thermal upgrade can be achieved in such projects.
Tallaght University Hospital Intensive Critical Care Unit has been shortlisted in the ‘Design Project of the Year’ category for this year’s Irish Construction Industry Awards, taking place on Thursday 2nd November.
Well done to our colleagues here at Scott Tallon Walker Architects and from across the property sector who took to the River Liffey on Thursday, 31st August for Dragons at The Docks at Dublin's Grand Canal Dock.
Ronan Phelan, STW’s Managing Director, was featured in the Business Post on Sunday 27th August discussing our design of MoLI, and how the sensitive approach taken to the adaptation of the historical buildings which make up MoLI facilitates bringing Ireland’s literary culture and heritage to life for thousands of visitors.