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RIAI – 2014 Public Choice Award Winner

24.06.14

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has announced 15 award-winning projects at a ceremony held this evening in Wood Quay Venue in Dublin City Council offices on 24 June 2014.
Clonakilty 400, Urban Design Masterplan, designed by Architect Giulia Vallone from Cork County Council, Architects, was voted by the public as Ireland’s favourite new project in the 2014 Irish Architecture Awards. The RIAI received over 12,700 votes for this year’s public choice award.  The winner, Clonakilty 400, won with 16% per cent of the vote followed by Clerys Department Store, Dublin designed by Jennings Design Studio and coming in third place the Waterford Medieval Museum by Waterford Architects – Rupert Maddock, Bartosz Rojowski and Agnieszka Zipper-Rojowska.

2014 CATEGORY WINNERS

Public Choice Winner – Clonakilty 400, Urban Design Masterplan, designed by Architect Giulia Vallone from Cork County Council, Architects Department

Best Commercial/Retail – Clerys Department Store, Dublin designed by Jennings Design Studio

Best Conservation/Restoration – Russborough West Wing Refurbishment and Post Fire Reinstatement, Blessington. Co. Wicklow designed by Howley Hayes Architects

Best Culture – Airfield Evolution, Dundrum, Co Dublin designed by Solearth Architecture LTD

Best Educational – Coláiste Ailigh, Letterkenny, Co Donegal designed by McGarry Ní Éanaigh Architects

Best House – The Cow House, (Residential) Blessington, Co Wicklow designed by Michael Kelly & Dan Costelloe Architects

Best House Extension – Farmhouse Extension (Residential) Co Clare designed by Studio Red Architects

Best Housing (more than one unit) – Southill Older Persons Accommodation, Limerick designed by ABK Architects

Best International
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre (SAW), London School of Economics designed by O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects
Caption: Saw Swee Hock Student Centre – O’Donnell+Tuomey. Photographed by Dennis Gilbert

Best Public Building – Waterford Medieval Museum, designed by Waterford City Architects – Rupert Maddock, Bartosz Rojowski, Agnieszka Zipper-Rojowska

Best Public Space/Urban Design – Granby Park, Dominick Street Lower, Dublin designed by A2 Architects Séan Harrington Architects

Best Sustainable – Airfield Evolution, Dundrum, Co Dublin designed by Solearth Architecture ltd

Best Emerging Practice – Robert Bourke Architects, Great George’s Street, Dublin 1

RIAI Universal Design Award – Adaption and Extension (Residential) Dublin designed by Architect Justin O’Callaghan

Assessors Award – University of Limerick Medical School, Student Housing, Pergola and Piazza designed by Grafton Architects

The shortlist can be viewed HERE.

Picture of Clonakilty 400, Urban Design Masterplan, Co Cork – Cork County Council, Architects Department

 

Public Choice Award is NOT an IAF award and is delivered by the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland for more information please visit this website.