UCD Future Campus

27.06.2018

Author: Ronan Phelan

Ronan leads the commercial team in STW. He is a strong advocate of good Architectural design being the most direct route to delivering high quality, cost effective solutions that exceed client expectations.

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UCD Future Campus

The proposed design connects the campus’ woodland walks to form a public park around the campus. Their manicured landscapes are ‘re-wilded’ and drawn deep into the campus in a series of green promontories that alternate with academic plazas. The plazas signify UCD’s shift away from a campus of linear walks towards one of urban squares, each of which is anchored by a heritage structure.

A sweeping timber roof covers the lofty spaces, beginning as an expansive protected outdoor commons for the entire university and ending in a dramatic event space overlooking the main entrance with views to Howth Head beyond.

Further information including a the shortlisted projects is available on Malcolm Reading Consultants competition website.

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