Quinn Architects win appointment for Dementia Care Village

Quinn Architects were one of a panel of five Architectural Practices invited by Carebright to interview for the design of an innovative Residential Development for people living with Dementia.  We were awarded the commission on the basis of our experience and knowledge in the field of design for Dementia. Practice Director, John Quinn, has attended two specialist Design Schools specifically for designing for Dementia organised by the University...

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House Extension in Dublin 6 granted Permission

The decision of Dublin City Council to grant Planning Permission for our design proposals to extend a detatched house in Harolds Cross, Dublin 6 has been upheld by An Bord Pleanála.  This contemporary extension design will provide ample light filled space and include the complete renovation of the existing period house.  We are currently working on tender documents and hope to move to site by Easter 2014.  Click here to learn...

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New Shannon Development Offices Open

Shannon Development’s new offices at Shannon Airport are complete.  Quinn Architects provided spatial planning advice to ensure the best use of available office space and assisted in furniture selection to ensure a comfortable and stimulating work environment.  Click here to learn more.

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Quinn Architects enter 1916 Centenary Chapel Competition

After a few weekends of hard work, and late nights reminiscent of College times, we have just submitted our design proposal for a new Chapel at Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.  From the invitation for entries:   “Glasnevin Trust wishes to develop the 1916 Centenary Chapel to commemorate, in particular the 232 people who died during the 1916 Rising and who are buried in a mass grave on the site in St. Paul’s Cemetery, as well as all...

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Extension to Parteen N.S. opens

Our recent extension to Parteen N.S. opened for the start of the new Academic Year 2013-2014.  The stand-alone building replaces a number of pre-fabs with modern teaching facilities.  The design of the extension was finalised following acceptance of our earlier Masterplan for the development of School Campus and is arranged to allow for future connection to the Existing School building.  Further photos and project details to follow.

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Open House Limerick

‘OpenHouse’ is a simple but powerful concept: showcasing outstanding architecture for all to experience, completely free of charge!  OpenHouse initiatives invite everyone to explore and understand the value of a well-designed built environment.  Limerick joins a worldwide family of OpenHouse locations including London, New York, Helsinki, Melbourne, Slovenia and Irish locations Dublin and Galway.  The Limerick event includes a diverse...

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New Main Entrance to Mary Immaculate College opens to the public

The new Main Entrance to adjacent to the Foundation Building at Mary Immaculate College is now open.  The new Entrance completely replaces the earlier structure and introduces a portico structure to identify the entry to the Foyer and new Reception Area.  As part of the works, the existing Halla Building has been re-clad so that the overall composition is a collage of three stone types: Portland stone for the portico, polished red Granite for...

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Quin School Extension granted Full Planning Permission

Our proposed eight classroom extension at Scoil na Mainistreach has been granted Full Planning Permission by Clare County Council.  Work on Tender Stage documentation is at an advanced stage and work on site is scheduled to commence in January 2014.  Click here for more project information.

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Commemorative Garden – St. Mary’s Convent

Project Description This Commemorative Garden was commissioned to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the arrival of Mother Catherine McAuley, Foundress of the Sisters of Mercy, to Limerick City in September 1839.  The Sisters of Mercy asked us to design a contemplative garden adjacent to their private cemetery at St. Mary’s Convent, Limerick.  The location of the Garden in next to the gateway through which Mother McAuley first entered...

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