Kennedy Fitzgerald Architects LLP

Belfast based practice founded in 1960

RSUA Design Award 2021 for Carrickfergus Castle Roof Replacement

The roof replacement of Carrickfergus Castle was designed by Alastair Coey Architects in partnership with Kennedy FitzGerald Architects for the Department for Communities, Historic Environment Division. 

The Judges noted that the conservation architects, structural engineers, carpenters, and lead workers responsible ‘should be applauded’ for their work in this project to restore and protect the castle’s Great Keep. They mentioned that the work was completed in a sustainable way with low embodied carbon and little need for maintenance, while still incorporating historic detailing, traditional materials and a high level of craftsmanship and traditional skills.