Paul Keogh has been elected to Fellow membership of the Royal Institute of British Architects, one of 15 RIBA architects awarded fellowships in 2018 - in recognition of their "significant contributions to the profession and to architecture; through the delivery of better buildings and places, stronger communities and more sustainable environments".
The citation announcing Paul's fellowship award reads: "Paul Keogh is the co-founder of PKA Architects with his partner Rachael Chidlow. His numerous accolades in urban design, housing, conservation, education and civic architecture include the 2001 Union of International Architects Abercrombie Medal for the regeneration of Dublin's Temple Bar - in association with Group 91 Architects.
Through his teaching Paul has contributed to shaping the next generation of architects: first, as a studio lecturer at University College Dublin from 1980 to 1996, and as a tutor at Glasgow's Mackintosh School of Architecturefrom 1993 to 2002. He has produced numerous writings and publications including the Irish government's guidelines on conservation, adaption and reuse in historic urban places and, as president of the RIAI from 2010 to 2012, he initiated publication of the RIAI Annual Review to showcase the world-class quality of contemporary Irish Architecture to showcase the world-class quality of contemporary Irish Architecture.
PKA's current projects include housing and urban regeneration projects in Dublin and Limerick, as well as the remodelling of Dublin's College Green Civic Plaza - in association with Dixon Jones Architects."