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16th October 2009 - Galway Harbour Centre pier Ideas Competition 2009
Our entry in detail
We entered the competion and then traveled to Galway to see the 117 entries
which were on display 16.Oct -18 Oct as part of Open House Galway.
***PRESS RELEASE*** here are the winners:
11th September 2009 - 3rd Annual Best Shopfront Awards Ferns. Co. Wexford
We were asked (with Karen Nolan, Graphic Designer from Wexford) again to Judge
The Best Shopfront Awards by Catherine MacPartlin, Co-ordinator of Ferns Tidy Towns.
It was established two years ago in Ferns, Co. Wexford to encourage good design
and raise awareness of the business community and the general public
of the visual benefits of well maintained premises.
Best Shop Award: Cahill Butcher
Best Public House Award: Dunbar of Ferns
Best Commercial Award: Rynharts Hairdresser
***PRESS RELEASE*** read it here:
11th September 2009 Selfbuild Show City WestZeno Winkens attended a few seminars at the Selfbuild Show City Wext, Dublin.
20.08.2009 Thermal imagingWe have now purchased a FLIR i5 multi purpose infrared camera from
FLIR Systems a global leader in infrared cameras. This camera can
detect, spot and measure temperature differences over entire surfaces,
it produces instant, point-and-shoot JPEG infrared imagery,
that carries all required temperature data.
The FLIR i5 enables us to analyse the image and create reports in PDF format.
It has the ability to see things that are invisible to the naked eye.
We can now find:
This thermal image shows missing insulation in a vaulted ceiling.More examples of Thermal Images *** HERE ***
Wednesday 24th of June 2009
Zeno Winkens took part in an planning meeting with Wexford County Council,
in the Talbot Hotel Wexford. It was an informative meeting on the
up to date thinking of Wexford County Council re planning and
waste water treatment in the County. It was well attended by the public.
Monday 8th of June 2009
Zeno Winkens joined a public talk entitled
"Eco Minimalist Houses and Building using Natural Materials".
Hosted by Professor Tom Woolley.
The talk was interresting with case studies.
Tusday 24th of March 2009
Zeno Winkens took part in 4 hours of CPD in Memorial Hall,
School of Architecture, UCD Richview, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14.Dublin.