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Announcement Opportunity Residency

New residency opportunity for architects at the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris


We are delighted to announce a new residency opportunity for architects from Ireland.

Committed to the development of the culture of architecture, this residency is part of a forthcoming series of initiatives and supports the Irish Architecture Foundation (IAF) will offer to architects, to take risks and develop their creative practice. The residency is offered in partnership with the Centre Culturel Irlandais (CCI),  based in the heart of Paris.

For this initial 1-month residency all architects and graduate architects are invited to apply. Applicants must read and comply with the standard criteria set out by the CCI. In addition the IAF notes the following will be taken into consideration in the assessment of applications:

 Full details of how to make an application can be found on the CCI website

Applicants with queries can write to the IAF at info@architecturefoundation.ie.


How to apply:

Applications are made through a dedicated platform on the CCI website only. You should not send any application material to the IAF.

On the CCI site, you will be asked to supply: a portrait photograph, current CV, biography (200 words), residency proposal (200 words), participation proposal (50 words), and other details including your familiarity with French language and culture and your proposed residency dates. Please ensure that you tick the domain box ‘Architecture’ in the online application form to be considered by the IAF.

Application form | Centre Culturel Irlandais


Key dates:

Closing date for applications: January 16 2024 (17:00 Ireland)
Notification of outcome: End of March, 2024
Residency dates: Between September 2024 – August 2025 (1 month)


About the Centre Culturel Irlandais:

For over two decades, the Centre Culturel Irlandais’ annual residency programme has offered great opportunities to over 450 artists of all disciplines. Tapping into the resources of the CCI and the city of Paris has been described as ‘transformational’ by many former residents. For the CCI, the residencies are an important means of supporting artists and showcasing Ireland’s dynamic contemporary culture on an international stage.