MARCONI STATION , Derrigimlagh, Connemara, Co. Galway | 2016 (status | built)Marconi, Co. Galway, TTT thirtythreetrees. Jimi Shields
New visitor experience at the Marconi Wireless Station, (1907-1922), also the landing site of Alcock and Brown's historic first non-stop transatlantic flight, (1919). TTT
contributed designs for the entrance, (stop point one), the siting and form of the information "Hides", the Powerhouse "Altar" and the walkways within the 5k looped walk. Shields describes TTT's design process in the exhibition book Sparking Modernity
, available at the RIAI Bookshop. Design Team lead: Denis Byrne Architects. Client Group: Galway Co. Council, Failte Ireland and Clifden Chamber of Commerce. Main Contractor: Kesel Construction. All photos: TTT.
RIAI Irish Architecture Awards - Place of the Year, Winner 2017
Architectural Association of Ireland Awards, Special Mention 2017