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Paul Keogh Awarded RIBA Fellowship

Published: Thursday, December 14, 2017

Dublin architect Paul Keogh has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architect.

In announcing the award, the RIBA president, Ben Derbyshire, cited Paul’s significant contribution to architecture and in particular his “considerable contributions to the profession in Ireland”.
RIBA fellowships are awarded to architects who have made significant contributions to architecture, society and the built environment through – inter alia:

  • Projects that have had positive social or environmental impacts;
  • The receipt of honours and awards for contributions to architecture;
  • The advancement of thought leadership in architecture.

The fellowship award will be presented to Paul Keogh by the RIBA president at a ceremony in the London headquarters of the Royal Institute of British Architects in February 2018. Paul Keogh is an award-winning architect and co-founder of PKA with Rachael Chidlow. His practice has received numerous honours and awards in urban design, housing, education, civic, and domestic architecture, including the 2001 Union of International Architects Abercrombie Medal for the regeneration of Dublin’s Temple Bar in association with Group 91 Architects.

Paul has taught and lectured widely: in Ireland, the UK, Europe, Asia and North America. He was a studio lecturer at University College Dublin between 1980 and 1996, and a tutor at the Mackintosh School of Architecture from 1993 to 2002. Paul has also produced a number of writings and publications including the Government guidelines – Shaping the Future: Case Studies in Adaption and Reuse in Historic Urban Places.

Paul has been a member of the council of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland since 2004. As president for the 2010-2012 term, Paul oversaw the launch of the RIAI Annual Review which showcases the world-class quality of contemporary Irish Architecture.

PKA’s current projects include housing and urban regeneration projects in Dublin and Limerick, as well as the remodelling of Dublin’s College Green – in association with Dixon Jones Architects.              

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