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The decisions database gives a listing of 2007-2014 Arts Council funding decisions.  Decisions are routinely published in the Arts Council newsletter, and  historical decisions are recorded in the Arts Council's annual reports which are available online in the publications section.


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Engaging with architecture scheme, 2013

Panel: Katherine Atkinson, Gary Boyd, Michelle Fagan

The Arts Council received a total of 30 applications for this award and has offered a total 5 awards in response

Recipient Description Artform/practice Location Amount Awarded

Architectural Association of Ireland

To develop an innovative, interactive, traveling architecture exhibition. To find an open, shared, non-academic experiential-based language of representing architcture through film. To build a public confidence towards engaging in a critical conversation focused on the built environment.


Dublin City Council


Cork City Council

Bus shelters on a city route will be redesigned. The process will be led by workshops pairing architects and user groups; outpatients, sports players, workers and students. These designs will be shown on buses, with an accompanying talk series, exhibition and installation of one model shelter.


Cork City Council


Doyle, Antóin

To engage the public with architecture by curating an exhibition exploring architectural representation and its role in creating built space. To develop the engagement strategy, bringing discussion into a wider cultural sphere by providing exhibition tours, public talks and lengthening the running time


South Dublin County Council


Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Co. Council

INTER/GENERATION is Dun Laoghaire Rathdown's first substantial architecture programme and will engage multi-generational audiences. Centred in the Grainstore (DLR's Youth Arts Facility) with countywide projects it will build on a strong record of high-quality public engagement and will inform future programming.


Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council


Galway Arts Centre

Red Bird will work with Dominic Stevens and Ruth Le Gear to create a mobile daydreaming pod for young people in Co. Galway The project focuses on collective designing and building and will create a space for young people to daydream. The pod will tour to three sites, with a daydreaming workshop takin place at each site.


Galway City Council