Building and Architect of the Year Awards 2023

A great night had by all at last week’s Building and Architect of the Year Awards 2023 which saw Beyond The Trees: Avondale House & Forest Park winning Building of the Year – Tourism, Leisure & Hospitality.

Avondale House in Co. Wicklow last year opened ‘Beyond the Trees’, an entirely new visitor experience within its grounds, featuring the longest tree top walk in Ireland and a climbing town with a 90m slide. van Dijk Architects worked with our client, Coillte, to design the orientation space, café, shop, exhibition space and a pavilion which tells the story of Coillte’s work in innovative forestry and climate action.

Congratulations to the whole Design Team and the many people involved in delivering this landmark Tourism and Hospitality Project.



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