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The vision of the Irish Georgian Society is to conserve, protect and foster a keen interest and a respect for Ireland’s architectural heritage and decorative arts. These aims are achieved through its scholarly and conservation education programmes, through its support of conservation projects and planning issues, and vitally, through its members and their activities.

City Assembly House wins 2019 RIAI Award for Adaptation and Re-use: Conservation


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Marking the 30th year of its prestigious architecture awards, the RIAI announced 23 Award Winners across 14 categories, including Adaption & Re-Use, Culture or Public Building, International, Learning, Living (Homes), Public Space, Well-Being and Workplace. All of the projects on the shortlist have been designed by RIAI-registered architects, based in Ireland and overseas, and were completed in 2018.

City Assembly House won an RIAI award in the Adaptation and Re-use: Conservation category. The building architects were Consarc Design Group Ltd.

Carole Pollard, FRIAI, Chair of the Jury said: “The standard of entries was very high this year. The jury have been visiting the shortlisted projects throughout the country and had a challenging task. The shortlist was made up of exceptional projects including residential homes, commercial spaces, schools, heritage locations and public spaces and it’s encouraging that Irish people recognise the value that Irish architects add to all aspects of the built environment, supporting Ireland’s educational, economic and social infrastructure.”

The Jury for the RIAI Irish Architecture Awards 2019 were: Carole Pollard, FRIAI, Chair; Eamonn O’Reilly, CEO Dublin Port, distinguished guest juror; and Architects Alice Casey, MRIAI; Peter Carroll, MRIAI; Aishling Joyce, MRIAI; Dermot McCabe, MRIAI; Peter McGovern, MRIAI; John O’Mahony, FRIAI; Lenzie O’Sullivan, MRIAI.

Read the full list of winners on the RIAI website.

(Image of CAH: Nicola Woods)