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The RIAI Irish Architecture Awards 2017

Published: Thursday, May 11, 2017

Now in their 28th year, the RIAI Irish Architecture Awards are the premier architectural awards in Ireland. The purpose of the RIAI Irish Architecture Awards is to promote and celebrate the quality of current work by RIAI Members at home and abroad and to create awareness of the contribution that architects make to society for everyone’s benefit.

The RIAI Irish Architecture Awards 2017 will be announced on Friday 23 June at the Mansion House, Dublin followed by the RIAI Annual Awards Summer Party. To book ticket(s) for the RIAI Annual Awards Summer Party click here.

The Main Sponsors of the Awards are Gerflor.

The Main Sponsors of the RIAI Awards 2017 are Gerflor.

The Shortlist will be published in May, followed by online voting for the Public Choice Award where the Irish public will have their say on their favourite building of 2017.  Last year’s winner was the Public Space & Sculpture, Westport by Simon Wall, Architects Section, Mayo County Council.

The Jury for the RIAI Irish Architecture Awards 2017 are:

Fionnuala May, County Architect, Architects Dept., Fingal County Council - CHAIR
Eugene Dunne, Architect and Managing Director KMD Architects
Helena Fitzgerald, Architect
Michael Hayes, Architect, Box Architecture
Paul Kelly, Architect and Director of FKL Architects
Professor Philip Nolan, President NUIM

The RIAI Irish Architecture Awards 2017 include the following Award categories:

  1. Commercial / Retail / Fit-Out - This Award is kindly supported by Lisney
  2. Conservation / RestorationThis Award is kindly supported by Kingscourt Brick of 'Kingscourt Country Manor Bricks'
  3. Cultural  / Public / Community Buildings - This Award is kindly supported by KCC Architectural
  4. Educational Buildings - This Award is kindly supported by Kingspan Insulated Panels
  5. Future Award – a new talent in architecture, in association with Architecture Ireland, the RIAI Journal
  6. Health Care Buildings - This Award is kindly supported by Soprema
  7. House of the Year – new houses and houses extensions in Dublin,  Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster  - This Award is kindly supported by Miele
  8. Housing (more than 1 unit) - This Award is kindly supported by Vandersanden of  'Kingscourt Country Manor Bricks'
  9. International Award – projects by registered Irish Architects overseas. - This Award is kindly supported by Enterprise Ireland
  10. Place of the Year – Places and Spaces in Dublin and in Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster - This Award is kindly supported by Dulux Trade
  11. Research Award
  12. Sustainability Award - This Award is supported by Velux Modular Skylight Systems
  13. Universal Design Award, in partnership with CEUD. 

The Future Award is judged by the Architecture Ireland Editorial Board.
The RIAI Universal Design Award is judged in partnership with Universal Design Taskforce and chaired by an international juror
The Sustainability Award is judged by the RIAI Sustainability Taskforce.

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