By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

In pictures: Young outfit ZAP bags Dublin university job

London-based practice ZAP Architecture has won an RIAI-backed competition for a new entrance at Dublin City University

The emerging practice’s winning scheme was praised by competition judges for iits ‘exciting, memorable and timeless’ appearance.

ZAP’s scheme featured a series of glulam masts in a ‘loose arrangement of verticals’ which the judges claimed ‘symbolises the students, staff and graduates that constitute the university’.

In a statement, the practice said: ‘Ultimately our design is about place-making, about creating a striking and memorable visual identity for Dublin City University, both locally and around the world.

Second place went to Dublin-based de Blacam and Meagher Architects and third to Maguire McBrien.

David Flynn Architects, Taka Architects and Andrzej Toborek Architect were commended.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment.

Related Jobs

Sign in to see the latest jobs relevant to you!

The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects

AJ newsletters