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We have teamed up with The Irish Times to bring you an amazing competition. To celebrate the second year of The Irish Times DownstairsDublin for Culture Night on Merrion Square, and the 10th Birthday of Open House Dublin, which this year takes the theme of This Place We Call Home, we invited you to imagine the future of Dublin.
We asked you to make a minute long video of responding to the theme of future! We had some great entries to the competition, five of which are shortlisted on the Irish Times website HERE. It’s up to you who wins, vote for your favourite.
The shortlisted were screened during DownstairsDublin on Merrion Square on Culture Night, Friday 18 September 2015. The overall winners will be announced on Saturday 17 October.
First prize is a night for two in Dublin’s coolest new design hotel, The Dean, plus a digital subscription to The Irish Times for one year, a copy of the Open House Dublin 2015 publication, and a full set of the RIAI Annual Review.
Runner up prize of a digital subscription to The Irish Times for one year, a copy of the Open House Dublin 2015 publication, and a yearly subscription of Architecture Ireland, the official journal of the RIA.
Please note copyright and permission for any licensed material are the responsibility of the film maker and not the competition promoters. We cannot accept licensed music or other material without express written permission of the license holders.
About the prizes
The Dean Hotel Dublin doesn’t do conventional. Smack bang in the heart of Dublin city, The Dean space brings together work and play. Service lead, design driven, the hotel showcases the best of Irish design, interiors, furnishings, products, artworks and much more. The Dean is as vibrant, dynamic, proud and contemporary as the capital city in which it lives. The prize is Overnight & Breakfast in a SupeRoom for 2 people for 1 night. Must be taken Sunday through Thursday. Subject to availability when booking. Valid until end of January 2016. deanhoteldublin.ie #thisisOURdublin
A digital subscription to The Irish Times gives you unlimited access to The Irish Times online across all your devices. Includes a digital replica of the newspaper, full access to over 150 years of the archive, the Simplex and Crossaire Crosswords, and extra benefits and special offers. From €1 for the first month, and then just €16 per month.
Published by the RIAI, Irish Architecture, The RIAI Annual Review brings a unique perspective on contemporary Irish architecture and design and features award-winning buildings alongside essays, reviews and design competitions.
Architecture Ireland, the official journal of the RIAI. The magazine features the work of Irish architects in Ireland and abroad and covers a wide range of topics relating to the practice and experience of architecture.
Open House Dublin is about to celebrate its 10th birthday. A lot has happened in Ireland and in the built environment of Dublin since 2005. There is cause for reflection, objective opinion, and celebration. The Irish Architecture Foundation will commission a 250 page souvenir hardback publication. It will function as a useful tool for any attendee, as an illustrated guide to this year’s event, be a place to reflect on the past ten years in Irish architecture and to speculate on the possible futures that await. This beautiful object designed by Conor & David will be available from the IAF in October and retail at €7.99.
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