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Coming Soon – The 2016 RIAI Irish Architecture Awards

Published: Friday, February 05, 2016

Now in their 27th year, the RIAI Irish Architecture Awards celebrate the best architecture in Ireland and around the world. Winning projects reflect quality and advances in architecture, and show the value that architecture adds to society across a range of typologies.

The 2016 RIAI Irish Architecture Awards will be open soon for entry. Watch the riai.ie website for more details.

RIAI Awards
2015 RIAI Public Choice Award Winner  - St Mels Cathedral by Fitzgerald Kavanagh + Partners

Why Should I Enter?

The RIAI Awards are judged by an expert jury of award-winning architects and renowned assessors.

The RIAI Irish Architecture Awards are accompanied by an effective and far-reaching national media campaign. Traditionally, the winner of the Public Choice Award has been announced on RTE Radio One Morning Ireland while RTE Six One News has covered the awards for television. In addition, there has been substantial media coverage in national and regional newspapers as well as regional radio. The audience reach in 2016 has been over 2 million.

The RIAI Awards are accompanied by a Digital Marketing and Social Media campaign.

The RIAI Awards are accompanied by in-depth publication in Architecture Ireland and The RIAI Annual Review.

The RIAI Awards are accompanied by a public engagement programme – our Walks + Talks of award-winning buildings, led by the architects.

What’s New in 2016?
In 2016 we are developing the RIAI Awards further to enhance their role and impact, including with a new venue and format.  We are also introducing new two award categories:

  • Best Fit-out Award
  • A Student Award for Sustainable Design in partnership with the RIAI Sustainability Task Force

Key Dates for 2016
February -  Call for Entries RIAI Awards 2016
April 7  -  Submission date for RIAI Awards 2016 (post Easter)
May -  Jury Assessment and Public Choice Award
June 24 -  Awards Ceremony Date 2016

For further information, please contact Awards Officer Claudia O’Dwyer, codwyer@riai.ie or T 01 6691463.

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