EUmies Award Exhibition, Dublin Castle, 16 January-14 February 2024

The Printworks, Dublin Castle

The European Parliament Office in Ireland is delighted to support the EUmies Award Exhibition – which showcases the best architecture from across Europe.   The Exhibition which opened on 16 January at The  Printworks, Dublin Castle will run until 14 February 2024.

The EUmies Award is the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture and the highest honour a building can receive.  This is a rare opportunity for people to view Europe’s best buildings in Dublin and is a MUST-SEE for architectural enthusiasts and those interested in the Arts and Culture sector.

The exhibition, organised jointly with the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) will include models, texts, videos, sketches and drawings of the 40 shortlisted works – among them the first-ever Irish winner and the 13 Irish nominees for the 2024 award. Dublin-based Grafton Architects won the 2022 award for Town House at Kingston University in London. The exhibition features great examples of the best of European architecture, including innovative solutions in housing, workplaces, and urban regeneration. It shows that cities and countries across Europe are experiencing similar challenges, and some great solutions exists for these.

For more information, visit the RIAI website here.

Exhibition opening times from 16 January to 14 February (inclusive) are:
• Tuesdays – Fridays from 11am to 5pm
• Saturdays 12 to 5pm
• Closed on Sunday and Monday

The proposed revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive aims to substantially reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and energy consumption in the EU building sector by 2030, and make it climate neutral by 2050. The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (rapporteur:  Ciarán Cuffe MEP) will be voted on in the European Parliament in March 2024.