Irish Planning Institute Awards 2020

Irish Planning Institute Awards – Best Practice Guidelines for Cluster Housing Schemes

We are happy to announce that our collaborative project with Kenneth Hennessy Architects, Tipperary County Council and Studio Townland has been shortlisted in two categories – Design Category and Plan Making Category in the upcoming Irish Planning Institute Awards which will be held in February 2020.  MPA were involved in the preparation of these guidelines providing a five step approach to design and developing cluster housing schemes in rural towns and villages.  The guidelines provide advice on choosing the right site to solutions for waste water treatment as well as landscaping, traffic and access.

Fit Out Awards 2019 Winner

Athy Library – Fit Out Project of the Year Public Sector Award

MPA are delighted to announce that the new library in Athy town that opened on the 3rd of May 2018 has won the Fit Out Project of the Year Public Sector Award at the recent “Fit Out Awards 2019” held on the 27th November 2019 in Dublin.

This €3.75m project was funded by Kildare County Council and the Irish Government.  The building has been completely transformed from the former Dominican Church into a modern, inviting and inspiring place for community members to enjoy.