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Apply for the Community Halls Programme

Department for Communities (DfC) Community Halls Programme The Department for Communities (DFC) are calling for applications for the Community Halls Programme. This is an opportunity to apply for up to a £25,000 grant towards the upkeep of your community hall. Communities Minister, Paul Givan, has encouraged eligible organisations to the Community Halls Pilot Grant Programme [...]

Passive House in Northern Ireland

We are very excited to be attending the Towards Zero Carbon Dwellings - Passive House in Northern Ireland briefing tonight at Ulster University. This is guaranteed to be a really interesting briefing on the future of building in Northern Ireland both from a technical and a political perspective. It will include talks on Passive [...]

A week working at C60

A week of work experience working at C60 Architects and Town Planners My name is Juliette Moore and I am currently two-thirds of the way through a 3 Year BSc in Architecture at Queen’s University Belfast. I am always keen to gain more experience outside of the university course to learn more about what architects [...]

Virtual Reality – Project Visualisation

We`ve been developing some fantastic Virtual Reality ways for our clients to experience their building before it leaves the drawing board! Using VR our clients can experience their projects and make design decisions before works start on site. C60 Architects and Town Planners are constantly innovating and leading the way in the latest VR [...]

Closure of Northern Ireland Renewable Heat Incentive announced.

Although we all knew this was inevitable the announcement today, by the Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister, Jonathan Bell, of his intention to close the domestic and non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) schemes will still come as a shock and a big blow to the Renewable Energy sector. Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Commenting on his [...]

Belfast House Extension

We`d like to thank our client for sending us some great photos demonstrating an interesting lighting installation within their new house extension. This medium size house extension in Belfast has had some creative input from the owner, creating a space that can reflect the mood of the family. We think it’s great and adds some [...]

Belfast Design Week

It was an honour and delight to be asked to speak at Belfast Design Week, as part of their Homegrown presentation. Among a collective off Northern Ireland`s leading emerging and established designers, C60 spoke of how Architecture is changing the established cultural landscape and helping instil and inspire to a new cultural context. A fantastic [...]

Work in Progress – Contemporary House Extension Belfast

Here`s a few quick photos of a contemporary house extension that will transform an old, outdated, semi-detached house in Belfast. The stone and timber cladding are nearly finished and the white render will tie the old and new sections of the house together perfectly.

Ballyhackamore House Extension

We are proud to have been involved with the design and architecture that lead to this completed project.

Work in Progress – Belfast Contemporary Home

A quick Animation showing the new home designed by Belfast based C60 Architects and Town Planners. It has recently been submitted for planning approval in Belfast.