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Ideas Competition to Design an Ideal 21st Library for Cork

Type: International
Category: Architecture
Subject: Ideal 21st Century Library
Registration deadline: January 20, 2005
Submission Date: May 20, 2005
Country: Ireland
Registration Fee: 18$
Prizes: 10000$
The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI), 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Ireland (Tel: 00353 1 6761703/6691463. Fax 00353 1 6769510, email: web site: is administering a competition which is part of the Cork European Capital of Culture 2005 Programme on behalf of Cork City Council, City Hall, Cork, Ireland, Tel: 00353 21 4966222, Fax: 00353 21 4414238, Website: The competition is a One Stage Competition to design an ideal 21st century library for a city of approximately Cork’s size. See information sheet & registration form attached. The invitation will issue to architects and students in architectural schools across Europe who are not more than 35 years of age at the closing date for entries. This will be an opportunity for the architects of the future to suggest what a library might be. The ambition of this competition is to create an architectural reference for a library housing the kinds of materials, activities and potential which the 21st century demands. Registration opens Thursday 20 January 2005. PRIZE FUND A Prize fund of €10,000 will be awarded at the discretion of the assessors. The prize premium paid to the winning entry will be €5000 and a further €5,000 to be divided between either joint 2nd, or 2nd and 3rd as decided by the assessors; in addition other entries might be highly commended or commended STAGE ONE SUBMISSION Competitors are required to submit one A1 size sheet, landscape format. PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME Opening of Competition Registration: 20 January 2005 Withdrawal of Registration and Refund of Registration Fee: 18 February 2005 Submission of Competitors Questions: 4 March 2005 Circulation of Answers to Competitors: 18 March 2005 Registration Closes: 20 May 2005 Submission of entry to the RIAI by 12 Noon: 20 May 2005 Assessment: June 2005 Announcement: August 2005 Exhibition: September 2005 REGISTRATION Registration forms will only be processed upon receipt of registration fee of €50.00, payable as follows: Irish Cheque, Bankers Draft, Postal Order, MasterCard, and Visa. Completed Registration forms should be sent to Jill Jacob at the RIAI, 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, Tel: 00353 1 6691463 / 6761703, Fax: 00353 1 6769510, E-mail: NOTE This information is for notice purposes only and does not form part of the competition brief and regulations. Full details are available on the RIAI web site for a registration form contact Jill Jacob, Events Officer, RIAI, 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. Tel: 00353 1 6691463, Fax: 00353 1 6769510 or E-mail: Click here to download the Registration Form

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