Better Buildings to Help People Thrive
As part of World Green Building Week (24–30 September 2018), RKD hosted Better Buildings to Help People Thrive at Belvedere House in Dublin. The breakfast briefing & networking event gathered some of Ireland’s most prominent construction and commercial real estate leaders.
RKD Architects Honoured at Greenbuild
Greenbuild Europe took place on 17–18 April 2018 in Berlin, gathering passionate green building and sustainability leaders from all over the world to advance the mission that buildings and communities will foster and sustain the vitality of all life within a generation.
Sisk and RKD Win ICE 2018 BIM Excellence Award
Sisk and RKD are very proud to be part of the BIM team on this benchmark pilot project for our Multinational Cloud Infrastructure and Operations client, and very excited to have our AE/GC team BIM strategy recognised and awarded at the 2018 Irish Construction Excellence Awards.
New 2018 Apartment Design Standards Go Live
The recently published 2018 Apartment Design Stadards include some significant changes from the draft issued by the Department of Housing last December, which in turn brought important changes from the 2015 Apartment Design Standards. RKD's Carol Spollen has identified the main changes you need to be aware of.
New Apartment Design Standards Bring Major Changes
Amendments to the Design Standards for New Apartments, published in draft form during December 2017, will affect the design of all new apartment developments in Ireland. In this Insights post RKD’s Carol Spollen outlines what you need to know.
RKD at ISPE Europe Annual Conference 2017
RKD’s Geert Douterlungne and Johan Wilken will be attending the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) 2017 Europe Annual Conference in Barcelona from 3 – 5 April 2017. This year the ISPE 2017 Europe Annual Conference will focus on “Pharma Manufacturing 2025” and the way to achieve a modern, agile, and flexible production landscape.
Ornua Centre of Excellence Operational
The new 6,000 sq. m Ornua Kerrygold Centre of Excellence, which became operational during May 2016, significantly enhances an already world-class supply chain to meet the evolving needs of Kerrygold customers and consumers in 110 markets worldwide. In the role of Lead Design Team Consultant RKD was responsible for site selection, masterplanning, design...
Project Wave Status Update
Block A. Block A will comprise 31,500 sq. m of office space accommodated in three buildings around two central courtyards. Planning for Block A was submitted in late April 2016. Block B. Block B will form part of Project Wave's residential accommodation, with provision for 161 apartments and ground floor retail. Block B's planning application was submitted in late April 2016...
Dogpatch Labs Coworking Facility
Dogpatch Labs is a CoWorking office for scaling technology start-ups located in the historic chq building in the Dublin Docklands, a bonded storehouse used in its former life to store imported tobacco and alcohol. Some of Dogpatch Labs' alumni include Instagram, BarkBox, Fluid and TaskRabbit. The space was designed to be open plan so everyone is in the same room but, to be ...
Irish Building Project of the Year
The Analog Devices Building at the University of Limerick was awarded Irish Building Project of the Year at the Irish Building and Design Awards 2016. The awards, which took place in April, recognise excellence in the building and design sectors in Ireland. The project was shortlisted alongside another RKD-designed project, the Research Hub at Grangegorman...
BREEAM Excellent for UCD Science
The Scicence East & Hub Building at University College Dublin has become the first third-level education building in Ireland to achieve BREEAM 'Excellent' certification. BREEAM is the world's leading sustainability assessment method for masterplanning projects, infrastructure and buildings. It addresses a number of lifecycle stages such as New Construction...
RKD Running Team
Huge congratulations to the RKD Running Team who competed in their first event, The Grant Thornton Corporate 5K Challenge on 1st September around Dublin's Docklands District. The route passes close to Riverside IV offices, designed by RKD, as well as One Dockland Central, which is currently under construction featuring a fit out designed by RKD Interiors....