• Wednesday , 13 November 2019

‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’ – An Open International Architectural Competition


The Institute of Technology Sligo in association with the Model, Sligo, Yeats 2015, Hazelwood Demesne Ltd, and Sligo County Council have recently announced an Open Submission International Architectural Competition inspired by Yeats’ Poem ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’.

Submissions are invited for conceptual interpretations of WB Yeats’ poem ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’. The International Architectural Competition is open to regional, national and international practitioners of architecture and art. Proposals are invited for a poetic architectural intervention for the island of Innisfree which will mediate between Yeats’ poetic vision and contemporary architectural ideas.

The award value is €30,000 and the winning design will be constructed on the island for 13th June 2015, as a realisation of Yeats’ vision – a gift on his 150th birthday.

For further information and to download a brief, please visit the following website: www.yeats2015-architecture-competition.com

Deadline for Submissions is 17.00 hours, 12th March 2015.

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