Grafton Architects completes Town House, the gate at Kingston University

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Grafton Architects. Executive architect.- Grafton Architects
Structural engineers.- AKT II.
M&E consultation.- chapmanbdsp (Design Stage), DES Electrical/CMB Engineering (Construction Stage).
Project management and cost management.- Turner & Townsend.
Quantity surveyor.- Turner & Townsend.
Clerk of works (Civils & services).- Fulkers.
CDM advisory.- Turner & Townsend.
BIM advisory.- Turner & Townsend.
Kingston University. Client technical team.- Architon Group Practice and MG Partnership.
Willmott Dixon Construction (WDC).
Demolition of old building.- was completed in Summer 2016.
Construction of new building.- starts early 2017.
Completed.- 2019.

Yvonne Farrell - Shelley McNamara. Grafton Architects

Grafton Architects was established in 1978. Directors Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara are both graduates of UCD, are Fellows of the RIAI, are International Honorary Fellows of the RIBA and are elected members of Aosdána, the eminent Irish Art organisation.

Teachers at the School of Architecture at University College Dublin from 1976 to 2002, they have been visiting professors at Accademia d’Archittettura, Mendrisio, EPFL, Lausanne, held the Kenzo Tange chair at GSD Harvard and the Louis Kahn chair at Yale University.

They have been external examiners at numerous universities including Cambridge University and The London Metropolitan School of Architecture. As well as public lectures in Dublin and abroad, including the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin and the Royal Academy in London, they have lectured widely in European and American Schools of Architecture.

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara. 2020 PRITZKER ARCHITECTURE PRIZE

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