DIT, UCD and CIT students win top architecture, engineering and design awards
Mark Pringle and Philip Ryan, representing Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) won the architecture section of the 2013 Third Level Student Wood Awards. The design award also went to Dublin with the UCD student Donal Groarke emerging as the winner for a project based in Dolphin House, Dublin’s second largest public housing estate.
Nick Bailey, Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) won the engineering award for the innovative use of wood – solid and laminated – in designing a footbridge for a forest setting.
These fought off stiff competition, especially from traditional high achieving colleges in wood design including Queen’s University, NUI Galway, GMIT Letterfrack and University of Ulster.
Tom Hayes, Minister of State with responsibility for forestry presented the awards to the three winning students as well as special commendations to Genevieve Doonan,….