Architecture & Applied Conservation

engineeringArchitecture & Applied Conservation

Architecture & Applied Conservation

Architecture involves everything that influences the way in which the built environment is planned, designed, made, used, furnished, landscaped and maintained. To explore more about the Department of Architecture click here.

Architectural Technologists become specialists in preparing detailed drawings and specifications for building projects. They work closely with architects and other members of the Design Team.

St. Mary’s Hall, Kilkenny City

The B.Sc in Applied Conservation Skills course students, were the first group to work on a ‘live’ project as part of a pilot scheme organised by the Department of Arts Heritage & the Gaeltacht and Kilkenny City & County Council. This scheme offered the students a unique chance to work on an historic structure and was supported by guest lecturers and practical demonstrations.

Evelyn Graham was the Project Liaison Architect and is the Conservation Officer with Kilkenny City Council; she worked in collaboration with WIT course lecturers and was responsible for obtaining funding for the pilot scheme from the DoAHG.

Joseph Kelly Kilenny, recipient Madelaine Gervais ScholarshipA student on the B.Sc in Applied Conservation Skills course will be studying in St Gemini, Italy, as part of the Historic Building Restoration and Analysis programme.

The successful student, Joseph Kelly, from Kilkenny won the Madelaine Gervais Scholarship to participate in the summer programme of restoration works on the Oratory of St. Carlo, which is a 13th Century church in the town of St. Gemini, Italy.
The programme, which is run by the International Institute for the Restoration and Preservation, is a month long practical and theoretical hands-on experience, followed by a 10 day tour of other historical sites, Sienna, Florence and Rome.

Bachelor of Architecture (Hons)

Sharon O Brien
Phone: 051 302707
Email: [email protected]