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In 2020 our Architects in Schools exhibition moved online as part of Project 20×20 – A Year Like No Other.
The resulting web-based exhibition is a celebration of the creativity of Transition Year students from all over Ireland.
In total, 30 schools participated in the initiative during the 2019/20 academic year and design projects from 12 schools are profiled in this exhibition. Ideas and themes explored include architecture and film, inclusive design, structure, heritage and a re-imagining of school environments.
The exhibition is in two parts: a video overview (below) and a series of 12 Instagram posts, showcasing the students’ work in more detail.
Participating schools and architects:
Palmerstown Community College, Dublin + Architect Barbara McShane
Temple Carraig School, Co.Wicklow + Architect / Artist Blaithin Quinn
Fingal Community College, Co.Dublin + Architects Cian Tarrant and Hannah Scaife
Edmund Rice Secondary School, Co.Tipperary + Architect Don O’Neill
Ursuline Secondary School, Cork + Architect Eoin McElroy
Naas CBS, Co.Kildare + Architect Ghinlon Wang
Glenart College, Co.Wicklow + Architect Patrick Dunne
St.Mary’s College (The Marist), Co.Louth + Architect Ryan Hamil
Bush Post Primary School, Co.Louth + Architect Ryan Hamil
St.Conleth’s Community College, Co.Kildare + Architect Siobhan Ni Ghallchoir
Alexandra College, Dublin + Architect Stephen Mulhall
Roscommon Community College + Architect Tracy Connaughton
Architects in Schools is funded by the Arts Council, the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the Department of Education and Skills.