Architects in Schools – Call for Schools

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The Irish Architecture Foundation (IAF) have announced that applications are now open for schools to take part in 2021/22 cycle of Architects in Schools programme.

The IAF is an independent organisation dedicated to the promotion of architecture as culture.

The Architects in Schools programme is creative, collaborative and participatory, and provides an introduction to architecture and the design process for young people under the guidance of architects and architectural graduates nationwide.

The programme is entering into its 9th cycle, and the IAF will be collaborating with the National Museum of Ireland (Museum of Country Life, Mayo) for the annual exhibition of student work in May 2022.

A garda-vetted architect will facilitate hands-on design workshops in selected schools. Workshops must take place between 1 September 2021 and 4 March 2022. There is no cost for schools to participate (apart from providing some art materials).

There are two options for participation:

Option A: Full Programme
30 schools can participate in the full programme
20 hours with an architect / architectural graduate, consisting of 12 hours of workshops & 8 hours of preparation time for the architect

Option B: Introductory Programme
A new strand introduced in 2020/21, up to 40 schools can avail of introductory workshops
1 x 3 hour workshop per school, with an architect / architectural graduate

Application closing date: Friday, 4 June 2021 at 6pm

Visit IAF for further details & to apply.

You can see the online exhibition from Architects in Schools 2019/20 here

Interested in Architecture? Check out our list of courses around the country.

Steven Galvin

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