the royal institute of the architects of ireland is administering a
competition on behalf of sligo county council, county hall, sligo,
riverside. the competition is an open two stage design contest for
architectural / design services for the design of branch library and
library headquarters, county museum and site master plan which incorporates
the provision of multi storey carpark in phase 1 with provision of county
archive, arts office and major visitor attraction as phase 2.
the competition is open to architects holding a qualification listed in the
e.c. architects directive 85/384/eec or equivalent. it is the function of
the registrar to decide on eligibility. an entry may be submitted by an
architectural practice. in this case the name and address should be give
and the official entry from signed by a partner. in this context the
practice is defined as; a partnership properly established for the purpose
of an architectural competition or an association of architects for the
purpose of entering the competition.
approximately 3 to 7 participants will be selected for stage 2, provided
there is a sufficient number of suitable participants, to go forward to
stage two and provide a more detailed design proposal. each second stage
entrant shall receive a prize premium of ?10,000 for a valid submission.
for the winning candidate, this will be an advance on the fee for executing
the commission, if the development proceeds.
stage one submission
two a1 size sheets of information in horizontal format and a written report.
opening of competition registration: 6 january 2003
withdrawal of registration and refund of fee: 7 february 2003
submission of competitors questions: 14 february 2003
circulation of answers to competitors: 21 february 2003
submission of stage one entry: 20 march 2003
assessment: march 2003
click here to download the registration form.