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RIAI Scott Tallon Walker Student Excellence Award for Architecture 2018

Published: Tuesday, April 03, 2018

UPDATE: Closing date for receipt of applications has been extended for RIAI Scott Tallon Walker Student Excellence Award in Architecture 2018 to 12 noon on Friday 25th May. 

Please note: Closing date for recipt of submissions is as follows: 

  • 12 noon on Friday 15th June 2018 (for students of all schools except CCAE)
  • 12 noon on Friday 14th September 2018 (for students of CCAE and approved for late submissions)
    NOTE: Students from all schools for the RIAI Scott Tallon Walker Student Excellence Award in Architecture can apply for an extension of time.  The students must email Carol Curran at ccurran@riai.ie requesting an extension of time.

The RIAI in association with Scott Tallon Walker Architects present the RIAI Scott Tallon Walker Student Excellence Award for Architecture 2018. The competition is sponsored by Scott Tallon Walker Architects in memory of the firm’s three founding partners, Dr. Michael Scott, Dr. Ronald Tallon and Robin Walker.

Scott Tallon Walker fully support the RIAI’s overall aims for the RIAI Scott Tallon Walker Student Excellence Award for Architecture 2018 and has undertaken to donate a €5,000 prize fund.

This award is free to enter.

There are four general aims of the competition:

  • To promote the study of contemporary architecture
  • To encourage and foster architectural excellence among the student body
  • To encourage and facilitate communication between the schools
  • To provide a basis for growing awareness of architecture in society through exhibitions and publications supported by RIAI

The Brief 
Entrants are invited to submit a collage on a single A1 board illustrating the work they have completed during Fifth (final thesis) Year. The collage will include a combination of hand- drawn sketches, concept ideas, technical investigations, final design solutions, 3-D representations, and photographs of models, arranged in such a way as to fully represent the body of work produced during that academic year. The submission may include the entrant’s thesis project and should feature a short, relevant narrative describing the work displayed (300 word max., text size 10pt min.).

Eligibility
The award is open to students currently enrolled in Fifth (final thesis) Year in the following programmes of architecture:

School Qualification in Architecture - Cork Centre for Architectural Education (CCAE) Master of Architecture
Dublin School of Architecture (DIT) - Bachelor of Architecture
Queen's School of Natural and Built Environment (QUB) Master In Architecture (M Arch) ARB/RIBA Part 2
School of Architecture University of Limerick (SAUL)
Bachelor of Architecture
UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy (UCD) Masters of Architecture
Belfast School of Architecture (UU) Master of Architecture
Department of Architecture (WIT) Bachelor of Architecture (Hons)

The Prize 
A €5,000 prize fund is available for this award. Division or not of the prize fund will reflect the standard and diversity of entries.

Award Timeline 
Registration closes  - 12 noon Friday 25 May 2018
Submission date for students from all schools except CCAE* - 12 noon Friday 15 June 2018
Submission date for students from CCAE and those students from other schools who have been granted a late submission date* - 12 noon Friday 14 September 2018
Evaluation period - Late September 2018
Announcement of Short List - October 2018

For further information and the registration form click at the following link: RIAI Scott Tallon Walker Student Excellence Award for Architecture 2018, sponsored by Scott Tallon Walker Architects

Queries about RIAI Scott Tallon Walker Student Excellence Award for Architecture 2018 should be addressed to Carol Curran, Education Officer at ccurran@riai.ie or at 01 6761703.

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