RIAI Silver Medal for Housing

The RIAI is  delighted to announce that nominations for the RIAI Silver Medal for Housing for the period 2015-2016 are now open.

The deadline for submissions is 5 February 2021.

The RIAI Silver Medal for Housing is the highest award for housing design given by the RIAI. It is a biennial award made to encourage excellence of design in housing. The medal is awarded several years after completion so that the success of the building can be confirmed by the passage of time.

The Silver Medal for Housing 2015 - 2016 Jury 

  • Claire McManus (RIAI Housing Spokesperson)
  • Denise Murray (Metropolitan Workshop)
  • Eddie Conroy (County Architect South Dublin CoCo)
  • Helena McElmeel (Helena McElmeel Architects)
  • John Parker, ABK Architects (Housing Medal Winner 2013-2014)
  • Paul Keogh, PKA Architects

Eligibility

Eligible entries will have been practically completed between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2016 by Registered Architects.  Entries can include housing schemes and blocks of apartments, both public and private, as well as groups of buildings of a single multi-functional housing/dwelling type.

Terms & Conditions of Entry

Entry Requirements

  • Architect’s Statement (please give a brief account of your project)
  • 5-10 x landscape images (1020px in width, and no taller than 662px in height) in JPG format (must include exteriors and interiors)
  • 5 x key drawings in PDF format
  • Please save all files to a zip archive named in the following format: SHM_project_practice_zip
  • The final zip file should be no more than 10MB.

Entries can be made online until 05 February 2021. There is no charge for entering a project for the RIAI Silver Medal for Housing.

For further information, please email Claudia O’Dwyer, RIAI Annual Awards and Medals, codwyer@riai.ie

RIAI Silver Medal for Housing Submission Form

Members are now invited to submit entries for projects completed in the years 2015-2016.

Please enter your RIAI membership ID
Practice name will be used for all correspondence, press and accolades.

1 x Architects Statement – a brief account of your project; 5-10 x landscape images (1020px in width, and no taller than 662px in height) in JPG format (must include exteriors and interiors): 5 x Drawings in PDF format. Please save all files to a zip archive named in the following format "SHM_project_practice_zip": The final zip file should be no more than 10MB.
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