Hackett Hall McKnight Architects, Ireland, Building, Studio, Office, Award, Project
Hackett Hall McKnight : Architecture
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Hall McKnight – new architecture office
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Hackett Hall McKnight : BD Young Architect of the Year Award 2008 Winner
Hackett Hall McKnight Architects – Major Project
MAC – Museum Arts Centre, Cathedral Quarter, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Belfast Metropolitan Arts Centre : the practice’s first public building, photos added Spring 2016
This commission was won through an RIBA Open 2-stage International Competition in 2007. It is our first major commission. The brief calls for two performance spaces of 350 and 120 seats, and 1000sqm of art galleries spread over three distinct spaces. Rehearsal and dance studio space is also provided.
Hackett Hall McKnight – Latest Projects
Vartov Square, Copenhagen, Denmark
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This architect practice have been announced as the winners of a design competition for Vartov Square, Copenhagen. The design contest was an open international competition run by the City of Copenhagen to find a visionary proposal for the conversion of Vartov Square into a dynamic urban space in the centre of Copenhagen.
Navan Civic Centre, Navan, Republic of Ireland : Architecture Competition win
Building for Meath County Council and Navan Town Council
Clarity fit-out, Belfast
Triplicate – office fit-out, Belfast
Hackett + Hall
RIBA Awards 2006 – Ulster
More projects by Hackett Hall McKnight online soon
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Belfast Practice Information
Hackett Hall McKnight was established in 2003 by Mark Hackett and Alastair Hall when they were joint winners of the second stage of the international competition for the Lyric Theatre in Belfast. Ian McKnight joined in early 2008. Their work reflects a considered and deliberate response to the condition of working in Northern Ireland. With an office of 12 people, their current workload includes furniture design, private houses, housing, retail and office fit out, small city hotels and a major public building.
Belfast based practice Hackett Hall McKnight are shortlisted for the prestigious BD Young Architect of the Year Award (YAYA) 2008.
The winner of YAYA 2008 will be announced at the Architect of the Year Award dinner ceremony at The Hilton, Park Lane, London on 30 October. The winner will receive the YAYA trophy, £5,000 and a consultation package from PR agency Caro Communications on how to promote their practice.
Projects by the long-listed architects are part of an exhibition at New London Architecture. YAYA: Until 6 November at New London Architecture, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London, WC1E 7BT. Opening times, Monday – Friday, 9am – 6pm and Saturday, 10am – 5pm. Admission free. T: 020 7636 4044 E: info(at)newlondonarchitecture.org
The distinguished panel of judges includes: Will Alsop, SMC Alsop; Deyan Sudjic, Design Museum; David Partridge, Argent; Peter Baxter, Autodesk; Liza Fior, Muf; Amanda Baillieu, Editor, BD and Ellis Woodman, Buildings Editor, BD. The panel was chaired by Glenn Howells, Director, Glenn Howells Architects.
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