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  • Áras Uí Chonghaile shortlisted for the Façade Awards UK 2021

    Áras Uí Chonghaile shortlisted for the Façade Awards UK 2021 Façade Awards UK 2021 – Shortlisted - Best Use of a rainscreen using specialist metal Façade Awards UK 2021 – Shortlisted – Most sustainable building The extension to an existing twin end terrace is clad in picture perforated corten steel with specialist bespoke detailing. The…
  • McGurk Architects wins tender for the Sperrin Sculpture Trail

    McGurk Architects wins tender for the Sperrin Sculpture Trail McGurk Architects wins tender for the Sperrin Sculpture Trail. “The Giants of Sperrin” concept conceived by McGurk Architects for the sculptural trilogy aims to market the Sperrin Mountain region in a robust and unforgettable manner. Targeting international visitors, three twenty-five foot sculptures by Environmental Artist Thomas…
  • RODDY MCCORLEY HERITAGE CENTRE BREAKS GROUND

    RODDY MCCORLEY HERITAGE CENTRE BREAKS GROUND Main contracts, MDJ Enterprises Ltd., have broken ground on the alteration and extension of an existing social club building will provide a new heritage centre for the Roddy McCorley Society. The new build extension houses a state-of-the-art museum, new reception areas and a first-floor restaurant in a striking new…
  • Construction on new offices for Heron Bros progressing

    Construction on new offices for Heron Bros progressing This unique extensive office development involved a substantial addition to the rear of a listed property, which fronts onto St. Patrick Street, Draperstown, next to the company’s existing headquarters. The new build three storey, 1468 square metre extension to the rear provides training rooms, canteen and office…
  • ÁRAS UÍ CHONGHAILE SHORTLISTED FOR THE AJ RETROFIT AWARDS 2021

    ÁRAS UÍ CHONGHAILE SHORTLISTED FOR THE AJ RETROFIT AWARDS 2021 Áras Uí Chonghaile shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards 2021 for best ‘Cultural and Religious Building under £5million’. The retrofit transforms the building into a unified connected community facility with cultural, private and civic spaces including a bilingual museum, café, library, office, conference, learning and…
  • HOME BARGAINS RETAIL STORE NEARS COMPLETION

    HOME BARGAINS RETAIL STORE NEARS COMPLETION Home Bargain’s redevelopment of Forbes Furniture Store involved careful partial demolition and stripping back of the existing structure to expose the primary structural steelwork of the building. Working in close collaboration with the structural engineer the extension of the existing structure was an ecological, sustainable reuse that also saved…
  • BUNHILL 2 ENERGY CENTRE WINS MULTIPLE INDUSTRY AWARDS

    BUNHILL 2 ENERGY CENTRE WINS MULTIPLE INDUSTRY AWARDS Designed with Cullinan Studios for Islington Borough Council, McGurk Architects were the Design, Build and Manage Architects on the £16.3 million scheme constructed by Collide Engineering Ltd in conjunction with Ramboll UK Ltd. Awards include: RIBA Journal MacEwen Award 2021 – Commended RIBA Journal Front Cover February…
  • New sports pitches completed at Newforge Country Club

    New sports pitches completed at Newforge Country Club New sports pitches including a FIFA two-star 4G synthetic playing surface, a synthetic hockey playing area to FIH standards, 5-a-side football pitches and bowling greens have now been completed. Work is underway for the new changing and hospitality pavilion.
  • Construction on new premises for Belfast Back Care completed

    Construction on new premises for Belfast Back Care completed This project involved the retrofit, alteration and extension of a derelict commercial premises. Eight treatment rooms, a pilates studio and a rehabilitation suite have been cleverly stitched into the existing building footprint. The extension’s striking cantilevered textured oxide red block at first floor level creates an…
  • Planning submitted for New Gate Arts & Culture Centre

    Planning submitted for New Gate Arts & Culture Centre A full planning application has been submitted for the New Gate Arts & Culture Centre. This Small Theatre and Performing Arts project provides a shared space for cultural and educational activities within the Fountain Estate. The projects overriding aim is to help re-establish community confidence and…