Tuesday 13 March 2012

Derry's Peace Bridge takes planning award

The iconic Peace Bridge in Derry/Londonderry has taken the top prize in the National Planning Awards.

The Bridge, designed to link both banks of the River Foyle, took the Overall Award along with the former British Army Ebrington Barracks in a project submitted by the Ilex Regeneration Company.

The other category winners were: SEA Monitoring Scheme by South Dublin County Council; Grand Canal Square in Dublin Docklands by Dublin Docklands Development Authority; Individual student project "Rights to Roam, Rights of Way and the Common Good -- Public Rights over Private Land in Ireland" by Louise Burn UCD and the Group Project titled the "Balbriggan Development Plan" by Thirty Two First Year MRUP Students, UCD.

Read the article @ The Irish Independent


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