Rank’s Silo in the 21st Century

DoCoMoMo Ireland presents ‘Rank’s Silo in the 21st Century’ an open design competition to develop ideas for what this building might become.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open
Genre Renovation
Country Ireland
Registration Deadline 25 April 2014 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 25 April 2014 (Must be Received)
Eligibility All

Description
DoCoMoMo Ireland presents ‘Rank’s Silo in the 21st Century’ an open design competition to develop ideas for what this building might become. The architectural ideas competition seeks to generate discussion among designers and decision-makers about the future of the Rank’s Silo Building. The competition is open to all and offers a prize fund of €6,000. The competition will be launched in February 2014 and registration will be via http://docomomo.ie/?p=624. The closing date for the submission of entries will be 25th April 2014. The assessors will be drawn from strategic planning, architecture, culture, architectural history and current affairs backgrounds.

Jury
Merritt Bucholz, Professor, SAUL
Siobhan Ni Eanaigh, McGarry Ni Eanaigh Architects
Irenee Scalbert, AA London & SAUL
Dr. John Logan, Historian
Carole Pollard, Chair DoCoMoMo Ireland
Kazys Varnelis, Columbia University NY
Kieran Lehane, Limerick City Council

Prize
General category
First prize: €3,000
Second Prize: €1,500
Third prize: €500

Student category
First prize: €1,000

Entry Fee
€20 (€10 for students) per entry

Entries
1 x A1 mounted board (landscape format) and in soft copy

Timetable
Competition Judging: May 2014
Exhibition of Competition Entries: June 2014

Organizer
DoCoMoMo Ireland & Limerick City of Culture 2014

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