The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has officially
Published by the RIAI and funded under the Government Policy on Architecture, the theme of this year’s edition is ‘Commemoration and Culture’ and projects featured include highlights from Ireland’s centenary year of 2016 such as the GPO Witness History exhibition centre.
The RIAI Annual Review compromises of rich illustrations, essays and reviews which offer a unique insight and fresh look at the creativity and talent of Irish architects. The book tells the fascinating stories behind 18 award-winning
The RIAI Annual Review was officially launched at an event in the RIAI offices on Merrion Square on Tuesday 12 December, which was attended by contributors to the publication, together with RIAI members and supporters of Irish architecture.
Commenting, RIAI CEO, Kathryn Meghen, said: “Quality architecture impacts
The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, said: “We recognise the importance of maintaining our historic buildings, which is why we recently announced that the very successful Built Heritage Investment Scheme and Structures at Risk Fund will operate again in 2018, providing €3.3 million in investment in 2018 for the repair and conservation of protected structures. These schemes supported more than 500 projects across the country in 2017 and helped to provide employment in the conservation and construction industries. They will continue to support the regeneration of urban and rural areas across the country into the future. The historical and cultural associations embodied in our built heritage form the bedrock of our collective culture which must be protected and managed in order to inform and inspire the creativity of the future. Quality architecture touches all aspects of our lives so it is only right that the design talents of our architects are recognised.”
Essential reading for everyone with an interest in Irish architecture and design, The RIAI Annual Review of Irish Architecture, Vol. 7, 2016/2017 can be purchased at the RIAI bookshop at 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 for €25.00.