MARCONI STATION at DERRYGIMLAGH, Connemara, Co. Galway, Signature Discovery Point - Wild Atlantic Way, 2016 (status | built)
Marconi, Co. Galway, TTT thirtythreetrees. Jimi Shields

TTT designed the entrance, Stop Point 1 (slide 1), the siting and form of 5 information hides at Stop Points 2 -7 and the various walkways within the 5k looped walk. All for the new €1.2m 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 were involved from inception of designs through to handover. Design Team led by Denis Byrne Architects. Steering Group: Galway Co. Council, Failte Ireland and Clifden Chamber of Commerce. Main Contractor: Kesel Construction.


RIAI Irish Architecture Awards - Place of the Year, Winner 2017
Architectural Association of Ireland Awards, Special Mention 2017
Building of The Year - Public, Shortlist 2017
Irish Building + Design Awards, Shortlist 2017
Public eTender, Winner 2014