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Best Educational Building 2012: New Extension to Primary School for Girls

  • Architect:
    Mary Laheen Architects
  • Award Type:
    Best Educational Building 2012
  • Location: Dublin
New Extension to Primary School for Girls

Citation

An extension to an existing school brings the building forward to the street delivering new identity and civic presence and forming a sheltered courtyard within.  A rigorous understanding and integration of space, structure and light generates a timeless quality, a fully architectural embodiment of the value of school as place and institution.