IT Carlow welcomes Limerick City of Culture

IT Carlow welcomes Limerick City of Culture
IT Carlow hosts two exhibits from the ‘Made in Limerick’ project
Competition Proposals for ‘Ranks Silo in the 21stCentury’ Photographs from a Collection by Franz S. Haselbeck

1st Prize: Irish National Seed Vault by Stephan Brugger and Eva Hierzer, Austria

These exhibits are on loan to IT Carlow and can be viewed in the Main Reception, IT Carlow. This is an International Architectural Ideas Competition, accompanied by selected Historic Photos by Franz S. Haselbech. The competition asks and answers ‘what will become of Rank’s Silo?’ one of Limerick’s early 20thC most iconic modern buildings. This International competition attracted 131 registrants from The United States, Venezuala, Japan, Canada, Switzerland, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Spain, The United Kingdom and Ireland.
The exhibition at IT Carlow includes the 3 prizewinners, 3 highly commended entries and 9 commended entries. This exhibition has been sourced by the Architectural Technology Programme and is of particular interest to the students on IT Carlow’s BSc (Hons) in Architectural Technology.
Launch of Exhibition at 5pm on 2nd October at Main Reception in IT Carlow
Exhibition is open from 2nd October and will remain in place until 9th October 2014 (Open Monday-Friday 9am-10pm; Saturday 9am-5pm. Closed Sunday) Main Reception, Central Services Building, IT Carlow, Kilkenny Road, Carlow.
DoCoMoMo Ireland and Limerick City of Culture promoted this architectural ideas competition in order to generate discussion among designers and decision-‐makers about the future of the Rank’s Silo Building. The competition was organized earlier this year by Peter Carroll, Course Director at School of Architecture at UL (SAUL) and Emma Gilleece of Limerick Civic Trust.

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