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
worked on the Entrance, siting and form of 5 Information Hides, the Powerhouse "Altar" and the walkways within the 5k looped walk. J. Shields describes TTT's design process for this new landmark in the exhibition book Sparking Modernity
, available at the RIAI Bookshop. Design Team led by 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
Irish Building + Design Awards, Shortlist 2017