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Croke Park Stadium wins RIAI Gold Medal for Architecture 2001/2002/2003

Published: Wednesday, April 08, 2009

On Tuesday, 7 April 2009, President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, presented the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland’s (RIAI) Gold Medal to the architectural practice Gilroy McMahon. The project for which the medal was presented was Croke Park Stadium.

The RIAI Gold Medal is the highest honour in Irish architecture and is awarded every three years for the design of a building of exceptional merit completed within a three-year period (the period in question for this year’s Gold Medal is 2001-2003). The purpose of the award is to encourage the development of architecture in Ireland and to give public recognition to architects of distinction.

The eight building projects – all completed between 2001 and 2003 –were shortlisted for the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) triennial Gold Medal, presented by President Mary McAleese at a ceremony on April 7th.

Read what Mary McAleese had to say about the Gold Medal Winners >>
Read the Gold Medal for Architecture press release >>

Gold Medal Winner:
Croke Park Stadium
Gilroy McMahon Architects

Commended
dePaor Architects Pumphouse Clontarf

Commended
ABK Architects Offaly County Council

The winners of this prestigious award Gilroy McMahon Architects were praised for the spectacular redevelopment of Croke Park

Presentation of Gold Medal
President Mary McAleese presenting the Gold Medal to Gilroy McMahon Architects

Pumphouse, Clontarf
Commended | dePaor Architects | Pumphouse Clontarf

Offaly County Council
Commended | ABK Architects | Offaly County Council

Winner and Shortlisted Entrants
President Mary McAleese, Seán Ó Laoire, RIAI President and the architects responsible for buildings on the Gold Medal shortlist 2001-2003.

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