TAKA, Cian Deegan and Alice Casey, have been shortlisted for the 2014 BD Young Architect of the Year Award (YAYA). Now in its 16th year, YAYA “recognises the most promising new architectural practice in the European Union.”`
This year’s shortlist of 6 practices includes 2 Spanish practices, 2 UK practices, one from Portugal and one from Ireland (TAKA). It is the first time since 2008 that an Irish practice has made the shortlist.
The winner will be announced on the 2nd of December at the Architect of the Year Awards in London.
Previous winners include Niall McLaughlin (1998), Tom dePaor (2003), Patrick Lynch (2005), Nord (2006), Carmody Groarke (2007) Hackett Hall McKnight (2008) and David Kohn (2009).