Hamilton Architects’ RUA Sculpture Award goes to ceramicist Lynsey-Erin

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Paul Millar (left), Partner at Hamilton Architects, and Dan Dowling (right), President of the Royal Ulster Academy, congratulate Lynsey-Erin Mercer (middle) on winning the Sculpture Award at the 142nd RUA Annual Exhibition. Lynsey-Erin’s work ‘Matrilineal – The Mother Line’ will be on show at the Ulster Museum until January, along with over 300 incredible works […]

Why Ulidia’s principal is on top of the world as school project progresses!


Michael Houston, principal of Ulidia Integrated College, is on top of the world – or, more precisely, the new school building! Hamilton Architects are leading the Integrated Consultant Team to deliver a new 700-pupil school for Ulidia in Carrickfergus. “I recently had the chance to step inside the structure of our new school for the […]

Official opening of Our Lady of Fatima Primary School at Tamnaherin

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Our Lady of Fatima Primary School at Tamnaherin, Co Londonderry, has been officially opened at a ceremony attended by education chiefs, community leaders and stakeholders. The new school, which was formed out of the CCMS amalgamation of Listress and Mullabuoy Primary Schools, was completed in time for the autumn term in September. Six classrooms cater […]

Erne Campus the People’s Choice in Passivhaus Trust Awards UK 2023

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The People’s Choice accolade in the Passivhaus Trust Awards UK 2023 has been given to Erne Campus of South West College, designed by Hamilton Architects. The £34m project was the overall winner out of 10 finalist projects across three categories thanks to a massive vote of confidence from Passivhaus Trust members, sectoral professionals and members […]

Three Talented New Starts Join the Hamilton Architects Team

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We are delighted to welcome three new members of staff to the Hamilton Architects team!   Mark McCarron (Left) has joined us from Ulster University to undertake his placement year before returning to complete his BSc (Hons) in Architectural Technology and Management. Mark won the 2022 the McCrea Leebody Science Award, given for academic achievement […]

First Sod Cut for new £35m facility for Holy Trinity College, Cookstown

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The first sod has been cut for a new £35m, 16,000m2 school for 1,300 pupils at Holy Trinity College, Cookstown. Attendees for the special ceremony included Archbishop of Armagh Eamon Martin, First Minister Designate Michelle O’Neill, and Department of Education Permanent Secretary John Smith. Michelle O’Neill said the huge investment would “completely transform” Holy Trinity […]

Planning application reveals design for new Newry Civic & Regional Hub

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A planning application has been lodged by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council for a new Civic & Regional Hub designed by Hamilton Architects. The application follows the submission of a recent application for a new flagship Newry Theatre and Conference Centre, also designed by the practice. Works for the Civic & Regional Hub, on […]

First year in new school gets an A* from St Joseph’s students and teachers

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The students and teachers of St Joseph’s High School, Crossmaglen, are enjoying their first school year in their new facility, designed by Hamilton Architects. The complex sensitively integrates into its rural surroundings through varietal rooflines and finishes which mimic the appearance of a cluster of rural buildings, along with colours and forms which reflect the […]

World-leading Erne Campus through to finals of UK Passivhaus Awards 2023

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Erne Campus of South West College, designed by Hamilton Architects, is a finalist in the UK Passivhaus Awards 2023. The awards celebrate the best in Passivhaus design and construction by recognising buildings that meet the highest standards of energy efficiency, comfort and sustainability. Mark Haslett, Partner-in-Charge of the project, said: “We are delighted, but not […]