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2013 Irish Architecture Awards - Minister Quinn Praises Achievement

Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2013

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) announced on 4 July 2013 in the Wood Quay Venue, Dublin City Council, award-winning buildings in 13 categories, including the Public Choice Award. Speaking at the awards ceremony, Ruairí Quinn, TD, Minister for Education and Skills praised the high standard of the award-winning projects and said that he was "bowled over by the collective achievement". "The quality of these projects could only be found in international magazines a few decades ago", said the Minister, "but you have arrived home - you should be proud of your achievement".

The 2013 Category Winners are:

Best Commercial Building
Bord Gáis Networks Services Centre in Finglas, Dublin designed by Denis Byrne Architects

Best Cultural Building
Luan Gallery in Athlone designed by Keith Williams Architects

Best Educational Building
Presentation College Bray, Co. Wicklow designed by Paul Keogh Architects

Best Emerging Practice
Stephen Mulhall Architects

Best Health Building
Phoenix Care Centre, Dublin designed by Moloney O'Beirne Architects

Best House
Quarry House in Dublin designed by Andrew Clancy Architect

Best House Extension
Rutland Avenue, Rutland Avenue, Crumlin designed by Eamon Peregrine Architect

Best Housing Project
Social Housing, Shangan Avenue  Ballymun, Dublin designed by FKL architects

Best Public Building
Ballyroan Library, Ballyroan, Co. Dublin designed by Box Architecture

Best International Project
The Photographers' Gallery Soho, London designed by  O'Donnell + Tuomey Architects

Best Sustainable Project
Bord Gais Networks Services Centre in Finglas, Dublin designed byDenis Byrne Architects

Best Universal Design
UCD Student Centre in Belfield, Co. Dublin designed by Fitzgerald Kavanagh & Partners

Public Choice

UCD Student Centre in Belfield, Co. Dublin designed by Fitzgerald Kavanagh & Partners

 

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