Submission Requirements

  • Hard Copy: 2 x A2 size sheet (unmounted, horizontal or vertical format) containing the following minimum information:

  • A Site Plan, Plan, Section and Elevation
  • Sketches to illustrate proposal in context
  • Model optional

  • A short designer’s statement to contain:
  • (a) Conceptual response to the brief;
  • (b) Contextual response

  • Heritage & ecological significance of the site in the context of the Lough Gill SAC designation and associated mitigating measures;
  • Programme
  • Logistics and
  • Budget

  • (c) Technical response describing the basic structural concept, structural materials and an outline of the process of fabrication and erection as in the context of above.

  • Cost Plan with consideration of all costs associated with the design, construction and installation of the proposed structure. One A4 page.

  • Digital Copy containing the above and three high-resolution images to be used should the submission be shortlisted for web, exhibition and for any press interest.

    Images to be submitted in Jpeg format RGB, minimum of 300dpi resolution and 150 x 150 mm (document size) or 1772 x 1772 pixels in size. Digital copy must be labelled with identification number.

  • The competition language is English.
    Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
    Submissions will not be returned.

    No information contained in submissions shall be deemed confidential and such information may be shared with other governmental entities. Therefore, please do not submit any information that may be deemed proprietary in nature.

    Competition sponsors shall not be liable for any costs incurred by any respondent in the preparation, submittal, presentation, or revision of its submission. Competition sponsors shall not be obligated to pay and shall not pay any costs in connection with the preparation of such submissions.

Submission Process

Competition entries must be submitted in hard copy contained in one package and marked:

Yeats 2015 Architecture Competition
c/o Marianne O’Kane Boal, Project Manager
The Model
The Mall
Co. Sligo

All submission materials must display the Identification Number provided following registration.

To be received by 17:00 hrs, March 12th, 2015


The competition is open to local, national & international architects, landscape architects, artists, and collaborative design teams. It should be noted that the fee allocation is to cover the complete design team.

Questions and Answers

All questions related to the competition should be emailed to with the subject line of ‘Yeats 2015 Architecture Competition’. Answers will be circulated to all parties who submit a question.  

Commission Requirements

Insurance Requirements
On appointment, an appropriate insurance package must be secured by the winning entrant in consultation with the Project Manager. The winning entrant will be expected to operate as an appropriately defined legal entity (partnership or other structure), and will be required to carry Professional Indemnity, Public Liability and Employer’s Liability, as appropriate to the project. Professional Indemnity Insurance may be provided by any member of the team. The level of professional indemnity required will be confirmed by the commissioners on appointment.

Any individual(s) or team entering the competition will be deemed to have given the competition organisers free licence to use and reproduce any designs or other material provided for all purposes connected with promoting the competition. The design teams shall retain copyright of their design proposals and be acknowledged in all publications and use by the competition sponsor.

Tax Clearance
The winning entrant must provide a Tax Clearance Certificate on appointment.

Identification Number
No names, identifying information or logos should be placed on any material. All submission materials must display the Identification Number provided following registration.