Top tips for new #Architecture Students

So, you’ve received your CAO/A’ Level results and hopefully a place and you’re set to start in your journey to maybe become an architect… Here are my top tips to get you through what can be a difficult and stressful Read More …

Architecture students required reading: #ALevelResults #LeavingCertResults @RIBA @RIAIOnline

Well done to all those getting their Leaving Certificate and A’ Level results over the last few days. If you’re hoping to study Architecture this September then I would highly recommend ‘101 Things I Learned in Architecture School’ by Matthew Read More …

My first (and only) architecture award…

I wrote in the previous #Architalks post that very little of the work I did in the virtual world regarding Vectorworks and QuickTime VR exists today (other than that available through the ‘Way Back Machine’ Internet Archive. Amazingly, however, the Read More …

TY project by Jacob Burrill #Farnsworth House @swinfordtown

We’re in TY Work Experience season at the moment. Click HERE for the last years projects that were undertaken by Transition Year (TY) Students (15/16 yo) spending a week with us. TY is a year dossing working in the real Read More …

Back to Architecture School! #ArchiTalks #Passion added! @odonnell_tuomey mentioned

I was dropping my 2nd lad at University for the first day yesterday for the start of his new course as a Fresher (not Architecture!) and one of his flat-mates was a Fresher starting Architecture at UL (University of Limerick); Read More …

TY Work experience projects on display in office window @swinfordtown #FLW #Fallingwater #Robie

Over the last two weeks we’ve had two TY students in for work experience. Editors Note: For non-Irish readers TY is Transition Year where you effectively have a sort of ‘gap year’ for other projects, work experience etc… between 16-17 Read More …

A day in the life of the Oxford School of Architecture 1985 (Oxford Poly as it was)

Sometimes you see something that really takes you back in time and this did it for me this morning… It probably wouldn’t make any sense unless you were there but sit back and enjoy ‘A day in the life of Read More …