ArtScape Donegal @ Ards Forest Park – Architectural Commission

The aim of this competition is to realise the design and build of an architectural installation at Ards Forest Park during Donegal’s Earagail Arts Festival in July 2014.

Category Project Competition
Type International, Project, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Installation
Country Dnegal, Ireland
Registration Deadline 26 February 2014 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 26 February 2014 (Must be Received)
Eligibility Architects, landscape architects, architecture graduates and landscape architecture graduates

Description
The aim of this commission is to create something really special as a intervention for Ards Forest Park.
The work should be informed by authentic and creative Donegal, its landscape, beauty, remoteness and atmosphere.
The work should expand our notions and understanding of architecture. The work should reveal the potential of architecture to enhance public experience of an area of outstanding natural beauty. The work must inspire, excite and innovate.

Jury
Mr. Shaun Hannigan, Director, Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
Ms. Nathalie Weadick, Director, Irish Architecture Foundation
Mr. Colm Moore, Clancy Moore Architects
Mr. Michael Corr, Pie Architecture, Creative Director PLACE Built Environment Centre, Northern Ireland.
Mr. Alex Milton, Head of Design, National College of Art and Design, Dublin

Prize
The Budget for the commission: €24,000 (Fee €8,000+ Structure €16,000)

Entry Fee
€50 per submission

Entries
Two A3 size sheet
One A4 page (cost plan)

Submission Address
ArtScape Donegal Competition
Entries must reach
Irish Architectural Archive,
45 Merrion Square East,
Dublin 2

Timetable
Winner announced: March
Development and Construction Phase: March-June
Completion of works: Early July
Launch: Early July as part of Earagail Arts Festival (12- 26 July 2014)

Organizer
Donegal County Council and the Irish Architecture Foundation

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