State-of-the-art Kishoge CC in running for Architecture Awards
By Maurice Garvey
THE fabulous looking Kishoge Community College building in Lucan was shortlisted for the Irish Architecture Awards 2016.
A bright state-of-the-art building located in Clonburris, Kishoge CC was designed by McCullough Mulvin Architects Ltd.
The awards are run by the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland to promote the best architecture across a range of categories.
The public choice award winner was announced on Wednesday morning on RTE Radio One – a public sculpture in Westport securing the top prize.
A full list of category winners will be announced on Friday night, June 24, at Century Royal Hospital in Kilmainham.
Kishoge CC, an equality-based co-educational facility, first opened its doors to students in 2014, and it’s well-equipped specialist classrooms and facilities can cater for up to 1,000 secondary school students.
Under the patronage of Dublin & Dún Laoghaire ETB, Kishoge CC operates in formal partnership with Educate Together to develop a welcoming, inclusive school community that enables young people to meet their full potential.
Now in it’s 27th year, the RIAI Awards programme began in February this year, with project submissions assessed by the RIAI panel in April/May to create a shortlist.
A public voting campaign for started at the end of May.
This year’s awards received 180 entries – the highest in five years – shortlisted in a range of categories including best commercial, educational, housing, public building, leisure, international project, sustainable project, and best universal design.