The winners of the 2019 IGS Conservation and Original Drawing Awards were announced by Livia Hurley in a ceremony at the City Assembly House last night. The awards were presented to the winners by IGS Chairman Michael Wall.
WINNER: 3 Henrietta Street, Dublin
Architect: Kelly & Cogan Architects / Client: Ian Lumley / Client & Contractor: Patrick Wigglesworth
Pictured (L-R): Pat Wigglesworth, IGS Chairman Michael Wall, James Kelly and Ian Lumley
Open House Dublin returns this October, and once again the City Assembly House is delighted to participate in this annual city-wide festival! We will be open to the public for all three days, and visitors can go on a self-guided tour of this historic building, originally built by the Society of Artists (1765-72) as the first public exhibition gallery in Ireland and Britain.
Most recently the City Assembly House received the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) Award for Adaptation and Re-use: Conservation.
Date: 7th October 2019
Re: Application by Hydro Estates Limited for permission for construction of a nursing home, 29 no. detached houses and all ancillary site works. Partial demolition, conservation, refurbishment, alteration and change of use of the remains of the former St. Ann’s Hydropathic Establishment which is a Protected Structure (RPS 00815) on lands at St Ann's Hill, Kilnamucky Tower, Blarney, Co. Cork.
James Wyatt’s Irish Masterpiece: Castle Coole Study Day
The Irish Georgian Society, in partnership with the National Trust, Northern Ireland, is delivering a study day celebrating the rich architectural heritage, decorative interiors and designed landscape of Ireland’s finest eighteenth-century neo-classical house, Castle Coole, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.
Desmond Guinness Scholarship 2019
The Desmond Guinness Scholarship is awarded annually by the Irish Georgian Society to an applicant or applicants engaged in research on the visual arts of Ireland including the work of Irish architects, artists and craftsmen at home and abroad, 1600-1900. Preference will be given to work based on original documentary research.
The City Assembly House was built for the Society of Artists (1766-70), and restored by the Irish Georgian Society (2013-18). For this year's Culture Night programme, City Assembly House is excited to host a group exhibition by Pallas Studios artists and performances by Irish Baroque Orchestra and Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra in the Knight of Glin Exhibition Room.
Friday 20 September, 7.30pm