Showing posts with label North West. Show all posts
Showing posts with label North West. Show all posts

Tuesday, 10 March 2009

Girli Concrete on the way to Derry Playhouse

Girli Concrete's showcase frieze was taken down from the Fabrication exhibition at PLACE this morning and is now on its way to be installed at the new Playhouse in Derry.

Keep track of the developments on the Girli Concrete blog.

Fabrication runs at PLACE until this Saturday 14th March!

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

RCC Letterkenny hosting Irish Architectural Awards 2008

If you're in the North-West, you can make the trip to check out an exhibition of the RIAI's Irish Architecture Awards 2008 at the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, until the end of February.

The Annual RIAI Irish Architecture Awards highlights the range, variety and quality of Architects' work in any one year. This 2008 exhibition showcases projects by the winners, highly commended, commended and selected for exhibition. The Exhibition includes the Donegal based McGabhann Architects (and RCC designers), who received the Best House & Public Choice Award.

More info:
RIAI Architecture Awards 2008

Saturday, 24 January 2009

2008 Favourite Buildings Awards

There's still time to nominate your favourite North West building, public art work or open space in the Derry Journal and Foyle Civic Trust's 2008 Favourite Buildings Awards.

"Readers will nominate and vote on their favourite new buildings, newly-restored buildings, new public space and new public art of 2008 in the North West. Remember the building must have been completed during the calendar year 2008."

Buildings eligible for nomination will be within the readership area of the Derry Journal: Derry City Council area; Limavady Council area; Strabane Council area; Inishowen; and East Donegal including Letterkenny.

Nominations can be posted using the form above (click for a bigger version), or emailed to julieann.campbell [AT] derryjournal [dot] com

Closing date for nominations is 31 January 2009. The most popular three entries in all six categories will then be short-listed and published with photographs in the Derry Journal. Readers will then vote for their Favourite in each category; and for their overall favourite of 2008.

More info on the Derry Journal website.