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2016 RIAI Scott Tallon Walker Student Excellence Award


The RIAI has announced that the RIAI Travelling Scholarship, which has been in existence for over 80 years, is to be renamed and relaunched as the “RIAI Scott Tallon Walker Student Excellence Award” in memory of Scott Tallon Walker Architects’ three founding partners, Dr. Michael Scott, Dr. Ronald Tallon and Robin Walker.

The competition will be open to students in their fifth (final thesis) year of architecture programmes in the Island of Ireland. Entrants are invited to submit a collage on a single A1 board illustrating the work they have completed during their 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. Group entries will not be permitted.

Issue of Brief to Schools of Architecture  – February 2016
Registration closes  – 12 noon Friday 29 April 2016
Submission date  – 12 noon on Friday 1 July 2016
Evaluation period  – Mid-July 2016
Announcement of Short List  – September 2016
Presentation of Award and Exhibition of Short Listed entries  – RIAI Annual Conference on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 November 2016

Individuals intending to submit an entry are required to register their interest by completing the following form and returning it by email or in hardcopy to the RIAI, 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, for the attention of Carol Curran, RIAI Education Officer (ccurran@riai.ie), no later than 12 noon on Friday 29 April 2016:

Download RIAI Scott Tallon Walker Student Excellence Award Registration Form

On receipt of this form the RIAI will issue each participant with an individual Submission ID Number.

For Terms and Conditions and further information see RIAI Scott Tallon Walker Student Excellence Award Briefing Document (Version 3)