No. 16 Henrietta Street, Dublin – Open Design Ideas Competition

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      Paul Clerkin

      The RIAI is running an open ideas design competition for the vacant site of No. 16 Henrietta Street, Dublin 1 on behalf of Dublin City Council. The design competition for No. 16 Henrietta Street aims on the one hand to establish a design framework for the development of the site, which is informed by the Conservation Plan and best architectural practice. It is also an aim of the competition to generate debate and discussion on the challenge of in-fill design in historic settings and ultimately to discuss the future of this important street. Some details on Henrietta Street are available online at

      Where do I obtain the brief?
      The competition Brief, reports, drawings, site photographs and regulations will only be available in the competition section of the RIAI website and entrants will be provided with a password to download these documents on registration.
      The Registration Form is available on the RIAI website

      Who can enter?
      The competition is open to architects holding a qualification listed in the E.C. Architects Directive 85/384/EEC.

      Prize Fund
      A prize fund of €15,000 will be awarded at the discretion of the jury.

      Competition Programme
      Registration Opens: 14 April 2008
      Withdrawal of Registration & Refund of Fee Deadline: 2 May 2008
      Competitors’ Questions Deadline: 16 May 2008
      Circulation of Answers: 30 May 2008
      Registration Deadline: 20 June 2008
      Submission Deadline: 27 June 2008
      Announcement: August / September 2008

      Competition Jury
      Ali Grehan; Dublin City Architect, Dublin City Council
      Gráinne Shaffrey; Shaffrey Associates Architects
      Dr Edward McParland; Dept of the History of Art & Architecture, University of Dublin, Trinity College
      Eric Parry; Eric Parry Architects, London

      Further Information
      For more information on the competition contact Karina O’Neill, Competitions Officer, RIAI, 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Ireland.

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      I hope they make all entry’s public

      Should be a good competition…

    • #800067

      I have just been looking at the results on the RIAI website. It only shows the winner though!
      Come on guys, someone must have some more images?!

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