Ruairí Quinn T.D. Minister for Education & Skills has announced the winner and shortlisted entries for the RIAI DES competition ‘Designing Primary Schools for 21st Century Learners‘. The announcement took place at the Department of Education’s conference Designing Primary Schools for 21st Century Learners, held in partnership with OECD and RIAI at the Printworks Conference Centre, Dublin Castle.
Gilroy McMahon Architects
Kim Dreyer Architects
Coady Partnership Architects
John McLaughlin Architects
John O’Neill & Associates
Séan Harrington Architects
The Jury were:
Chair, Alastair Blyth, Architect ex OECD-CELE, UK
Angela Brady, Immediate Past President R.I.B.A., U.K.
Prof. Takahara Tezuka, Tokyo City University, Japan.
Reino Tapaninen, Chief Architect, Finnish National Board of Education, Finland.
Tony Sheppard, Technical Manager, DoES, Chair OECD-Centre for Effective Learning Environments (CELE)
Michel Lanners, Ministere de l’Education Nationelle et de la Formation Professionelle (MEN), Luxembourg.
Alison Drever, specialist primary senior education officer, Education Scotland.
Aine Lynch, Chairperson, National Parents Council Primary.
Dr. Anne O’Gara, President Marino Institute of Education, Dublin.
Pairic Clerkin, St. Patrick’s N.S., Diswellstown, Dubli
Diarmuid Dullaghann 15, Divisional Inspector, DoES