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Irish Architecture Foundation Open Call for Schools

Photo: Architects in Schools workshop at Firhouse Community College, Dublin, 2022, with architect Patrick Dunne, image courtesy of Paul Sherwood.

Irish Architecture Foundation (IAF)

Application Deadline: 9 June 2023 – 6 pm

The Irish Architecture Foundation has opened a call for schools to participate in their TY Architects in Schools Programme 2023/24.

Now entering into its 11th annual cycle, this Transition Year programme is creative, collaborative and participatory, providing an introduction to architecture and the design process for young people. There is no cost for your school to participate (apart from providing some art materials). An architect will facilitate hands-on design workshops in your school.

Dates, times and workshop duration will be arranged directly between the designated teacher / TY coordinator and the assigned architect.

Workshops must take place between 1 September 2023 and 22 March 2024.

There are two options for participation:

Option A: Full Programme

30 schools can participate in the full programme (12 hours of workshops per school, with an architect / architectural graduate).

Option B: Introductory Programme

40 additional schools can avail of introductory workshops (1 x 3 hour workshop per school, with an architect / architectural graduate).

To apply and find out more visit:









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