The six finalist teams in the Future Campus – University College Dublin International Design Competition unveiled their proposals for the new 8,000-sqm, €48m Centre for Creative Design building today. The structure is expected to shape the university's identity as a creative hub and define a highly-visible and welcoming entrance precinct to the campus of Ireland's largest higher education institution.
Following are the design proposals of the six shortlisted teams.
Diller Scofidio + Renfro (US) with Scott Tallon Walker
Architects, Sasaki Associates, GROSS. MAX., Arup, Atelier Ten, IN2
Engineering Design Partnership, Linesight, Michael Slattery Associates
John Ronan Architects (US) with RKD Architects, CLUAA, BSM Landscape, Michael Boucher Landscape Architecture, Arup, Transsolar and Pritchard Themis
O’Donnell + Tuomey (Ireland) with Allies and Morrison, Arup, Hargreaves Associates, Superposition, Plattenbau Studio, Phil Jones Associates, Max Fordham, MLM Group, Dermot Foley Landscape Architects and Horganlynch
Steven Holl Architects (US) with Kavanagh Tuite Architects, Brightspot Strategy, Arup, HarrisonStevens and Transsolar
Studio Libeskind (US) with BDP, !melk, NRB, Dcon, Arup, Brock McClure Consultants, O'Herlihy Access Consultancy, JGA and i3PT
UNStudio (Netherlands) with MOLA Architecture, Arup, REDscape Landscape & Urbanism, fwdesign, Maurice Johnson & Partners and i3PT
The competition jury is comprised of Professor Andrew J. Deeks (Jury Chair), President, University College Dublin; Sir David Adjaye, Principal, Adjaye Associates; Ann Beha, Principal, Ann Beha Architects and Member, Harvard University Design Advisory Panel; Joe Berridge, Partner, Urban Strategies, Inc.; Professor Hugh Campbell, Professor of Architecture, Head of Subject and Dean, School of Architecture, Planning & Environmental Policy, University College Dublin; Dermot Desmond, Chairman, International Investment & Underwriting; Professor Orla Feely, Vice-President for Research, Innovation and Impact and Professor of Electronic Engineering, University College Dublin; Professor David P. FitzPatrick, Principal, College of Engineering & Architecture and Dean of Engineering, University College Dublin and Provost, Beijing-Dublin International College; Professor Michael Monaghan, Vice-President for Campus Development, University College Dublin; Sean Mulryan, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Ballymore; Dr Paul Thompson, Vice-Chancellor, Royal College of Art, London; and Malcolm Reading, Architect and Competition Director, acting as the jury’s Administrative Chair.
The announcement of the final winner is expected in August.
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