Irish architecture and interiors consultancy RKD has designed Independent Newspapers’ state-of-the-art printing plant in Dublin, which opens at the end of March. The plant’s interiors, which are visible from the outside thanks to the use of transparent glass, are painted in a palette of industrial colours including grey, blue and white. A white aerofoil-shaped roof covers the entire press hall, which features lighting designed to further illuminate the presses.
This year winning work will be given a bigger platform than ever before, we are assembling our biggest ever judging panel and categories have been tweaked for maximum relevance.
The light art festival is committing more than £50,000 to fund six new designs ahead of its November 2021 event in Durham, UK.
KB Architects led the project to transform the office facility into a working lab within three months.
We speak to the incoming CEO about why design needs to be at the forefront of “build back better” operations, and how her previous business background will help in her