For years we have been putting the City in the landscape, now let’s start putting the landscape back into the City – Jean Nouvel
Procurement of Design Team
Design Team Appointed
Design & Planning Process
The natural environment is one of the key assets of any urban area and in Carlow College the Town has a unique asset which can be optimised through well designed upgrades to play a role in an expanded open space network. Its sylvan qualities and linkage capability provides a special opportunity to link the Train Station to the Town Centre in a direct manner along a route of interest and beauty.
The proposal ensures the optimum use of underutilised spaces and connections while integrating the existing social, educational, cultural and historic assets of the Town. The greater exposure of these assets will build civic pride and promote local appreciation for the betterment of all. This linkage project will not only be of interest to visitors but will engage the Towns residents and bring greater utilisation of the area as part of the wider network of activity routes proposed around the Town Centre. By delivering this project, the amenity for everyone will be greatly improved.
It has the potential to be recognised as an exemplar for connectivity between a towns public transport node, an educational campus and a revamped urban centre. All key components of any urban area the opportunity to link them will have cumulative benefits to not only the town but Carlow College and the train station in terms of attractiveness and accessibility.
A transformed derelict site, this multipurpose space offers endless possibilities for event organisers, providing an accessible and inclusive focal space ...
The exchange is Carlow Town’s new outdoor event space for culture and public experiences. It is a co designed, versatile and accessible space ...
These changes will have the cumulative benefit of creating routes around the Town Centre which can be used for physical activity ...
The quality of place that is envisaged will attract not only those wishing to use it for its transient benefits but also people who want to dwell and interact ...