The Irish Architecture Foundation, in partnership Donegal County Council Cultural Services Public Art Program, Earagail Arts Festival and Coillte, is delighted to present a competition for the commission of an innovative installation for Ards Forest Park, Creeslough, Co. Donegal for July 2014. ArtScape Donegal @ Ards Forest Park is intended to create a cultural focal point in an existing area of natural beauty to inspire and excite the public. The aim of this commission is to realise the design and build of an innovative structure at Ards Forest Park, demonstrating the exciting potential of creating a unique intervention in the natural landscape.
Ards Forest Park is an exceptionally rich and varied landscape of forest, beaches, sand dunes, lakes and marsh. Extensive mapped walks and trails enable visitors to spend hours exploring the park, which is owned and managed by Coillte.
The competition is open to architects/landscape architects and architecture/landscape architecture graduates of accredited degree courses living or working in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Submission deadline February 26th 2014
For further details please see ArtScape Donegal @ Ards Forest Park