Two firms win CMG Building & Design Awards

Over 270 industry professionals attended the inaugural CMG Building & Design Awards 2010 last Friday, 3rd December at the Four Seasons Hotel Dublin. Despite the arctic conditions the large number turned up to see the awards presented by well known TV and radio broadcaster Ivan Yates at the first industry wide awards event of its kind in Ireland

Organised by Commercial Media Group, (CMG) the event celebrated some of the industry’s best projects and designs of 2010. Two awards were given to architectural practices: Small Architectural Practice of the Year 2010 which went to Denis Byrne Architects; and Architectural Practice of the Year 2010 which was won by Henry J Lyons & Partners.

Dublin born Angela Brady, the president elect of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) delivered the keynote address where she spoke of the need and importance of the Irish networking on the International stage during this difficult times for the construction industry.