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MARCH 2022

Civic Trust Award Winner

The Civic Trust Awards scheme was established in 1959 to recognise outstanding architecture, planning and design in the built environment.

The longest-standing built environment awards in Europe, their aim is to encourage the best in architecture and environmental design and to recognise projects that offer a positive cultural, social, economic or environmental benefit to their local communities.

The New Library was announced as the Eastern Winner from 160 entries from across the UK and Internationally. The judging panel commented: “The execution of the new library and its relationship with Magdalene College is delightful and appropriate and will be enjoyed by the college for many years to come.”

Fellow and Chairman of Cloverleaf, Professor Tom Spencer (1973) said: “We are so delighted with this Civic Trust Award which confirms what we already know - a brilliant building that works so well for us in so many ways."


MARCH 2022


On the 24th May Níall will be a guest lecturer at MantovArchitettura festival 2022 at the Palazzo Ducale, Atrio degli Arcieri, Mantova. MANTOVARCHITETTURA is a cultural project conceived and organized by the Territorial Pole of Mantua of the Politecnico di Milano, as part of the activities of the UNESCO Chair in Planning and Architectural Protection in World Heritage Cities. Launched by the series of international conferences promoted in this context since 2012, the initiative offers a rich program of exhibitions, workshops, conferences and meetings with the protagonists of international architectural culture, which every year, in the month of May, transform Mantua into a Capital of architecture



Daylight Talks

On the 22nd February Níall will be giving a talk titled Circling a Star for the Daylight Talks by  Velux.

The `Daylight Talks´ are targeting students or architecture and younger professionals and they are exploring the significance of natural light in architecture. The talks present exciting and prominent architects and educators working consciously and qualitatively with daylight in their projects and educational programs; what has inspired? how has spaces been planned with light to inhabit and cherish? the important learnings? and what is the advice to students and younger professionals?