39th Annual Awards
Due to the ongoing extraordinary circumstances being experienced by the construction sector, the Irish Concrete Society has amended the rules of the 39th Annual Award competition. This change will allow for nominations of completed work, located in Ireland, which commenced during 2016. As a result of this decision, the closing date for submission […]
Concrete and Sustainability – an update on ongoing efforts in Europe
The European Concrete Society Network is hosting a free half day webinar ‘Concrete and Sustainability – an update on ongoing efforts in Europe‘ on 25th November, starting at 11.30 am (IST).
For full information on talks and for registration details, see here.
Going Underground: an engineer’s guide to basement design
Date: 30th November | Venue: Online Event
Basements maximise available land space by providing greater capacity without increasing the building footprint. While basement design is well established and achievable, their successful development requires understanding the expectations of the client, associated performance requirements, and soil and ground water conditions. Evaluation of these provides the basis for […]
Date: 23rd and 30th September | Venue: Online Event Advances in constituent materials, production processes, and construction technologies have all contributed to improvements in concrete construction. However, the successful execution of concrete construction requires sound practice on site. Careful planning of on-site resources and processes, together with coordination and communication, are necessary to minimise potential […]
Concrete in Architecture: An Exploration of Scale
Concrete has developed into one of the most important means of design in modern architecture. Capable of meeting a wide range of architectural and design applications; from providing structural function with an aesthetic finish, to decorative elements with texture and colour. No other building material can offer the versatility of concrete. In this seminar, we […]
Irish Winners of Concrete Design Competition ‘FORM-WORKS’ Announced
The winning Irish entries for the ninth cycle of the International Concrete Design Competition www.concretedesigncompetition.com for students of architecture and related disciplines have been announced. The competition attracted entries from University College Dublin, University of Limerick, TU Dublin, GMIT and Queens University Belfast. ‘FORM-WORKS’ was the theme for this competition cycle and entries were […]
Election of New Chairperson
The Irish Concrete Society is pleased to announce that Prof Roger West was elected Chairperson at the AGM on 9th June 2021.
Prof West is an Associate Professor in the Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering department at Trinity College Dublin where he is also a Fellow and former Head of Department. He has been involved […]
Concrete Ticket Online
The Concrete Ticket course is now available online and on-demand.
This free one-hour technical seminar will focus on:
What is Roller Compacted Concrete What is used for Why it’s better than traditional blacktop/vibrated concrete pavement Mix design and laying including suitable machinery Potential market growth
Since 1969, Rapid has pioneered game changing mixing technology. Recognised as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of equipment for […]
39th Annual Awards
Due to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the holding of large indoor events this year, and the impacts of the recent lockdown on construction activity, the Irish Concrete Society is postponing the 39th Annual Awards Evening previously scheduled for 30th October.
The Society’s 39th Annual Awards Evening will now take place at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington […]