The Dublin School of Architecture maintains close links with industry through a variety of activities including work placement, site visits, expert guest lectures and sponsorship of student scholarships. 


The TU Dublin School of Architecture is pleased to announce the commencement of our collaboration with the UK Association of Environmental Conscious Building (AECB).
This collaboration will enable UK-based building design professionals to join our postgraduate CPD Certificate module in Energy Modelling Tools using PHPP. This is one of a number of modules within the MSc in Building Performance (Energy Efficiency in Design) programme which are open to industry partitioners wishing to upskill in low energy design.

The CPD Certificate in Energy Modelling Tools using PHPP module is designed to enable experienced building design professionals to develop and apply an understanding of the internationally recognised Passive House Planning Pack (PHPP) modelling and design software to determine the building performance of existing and new buildings, whether residential or non-residential, in temperate climatic zones such as Ireland or the UK
The module requires the application of calculation theories and methodologies and energy modelling protocols to meet the Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) performance standard. It develops skills in the application of advanced tools in modelling and designing buildings and explores techniques for upgrading geometry, fabric and services installations to achieve the nZEB design performance standard, using the PHPP energy performance design tool.
For further information visit the AECB website.

The Irish Green Building Council – IGBC, a non-profit organisation was launched in 2011 with organisations and businesses from the entire value chain of the built environment. These include universities, professional institutes, NGOs, local authorities, contractors, architects, engineers, energy companies, leading national and transnational companies. All are united in one common goal to accelerate the transformation of the built environment, related industry and supply chain to one that is sustainable through leadership, research, education, and providing policy input to national and local government.

Visit the IGBC website for further information. 

Moy Materials Scholarship for Architectural Technology

Moy Materials is an established waterproofing full system provider for the roofing sector and fund a TU Dublin scholarship programme to support Architectural Technologists of the future.

MOY are delighted to partner with the Dublin School of Architecture, TU Dublin and its 3rd year BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology students. The scholarship arises from and builds upon an affiliation MOY have had with the Dublin School of Architecture over the past 20 years through industry presentations, site visits and architectural technology graduate engagement initiatives. 

“The MOY scholarship is our way to support future talent and help alleviate some of the financial hardship students experience especially in these unprecedented pandemic times.  Alongside this will also be onsite training in specialised roofing systems with us at MOY, additionally we will look to partner with a leading architectural firm who will mentor the chosen student providing invaluable insight to the sector. We really look forward to developing our affiliation with TU Dublin who we’ve established strong links with over the past number of years through presenting our industry CPD’s to students of architecture and architectural technology” said Cathal Quinn Global Commercial Director. 

The Moy Materials Scholarship for Architectural Technology aims to support a 3rd year Architectural Technology student who has demonstrated a combination of steady academic achievement and engagement with a clear sense of their future role as an Architectural Technologist in practice. The scholarship is worth €3,000 and is open to current third year students of the DT175 BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology. 

The Moy Architectural Technology Scholarship for 2021-21 was awarded to Mitchell Carroll.

Hear TU Dublin Architectural Technology graduate and BIM Leader Emma Hayes speak about how education and upskilling has accelerated her career. 


The Passive House Association of Ireland (PHAI) is a catalyst for the increased awareness of the opportunities and benefits of low energy design based on the Passive House principles, across the Irish construction industry as a whole. Passive House design is seen as a specifically proven successful way of designing such buildings.

The Mission of the PHAI is to promote, educate and facilitate, so as to develop a strong identity, understanding and demand for the Passive House concept.

PHAI is an Affiliated Association with the International Passive House Association. The Association is non-profit-making in so far that all membership fees collected go toward the promotion of the Passive House Principles in their many varied forms.

For further information visit the PHAI website