RIAI Future Award

L. Jones

Lucy Jones is the winner of the RIAI Future Award 2023.
Awarded in association with the RIAI Journal, Architecture Ireland, the Future Award seeks to recognise new talent in Irish architecture. This is an award for emerging architects who have been RIAI registered members for ten years or less.

Jury Citation:
Lucy Jones was chosen as the RIAI Future Award Winner 2023 for her methodical approach to architectural practice, with a strong emphasis on adaptability and sustainability. The winner's diverse portfolio, spanning re-use projects to international collaborations, demonstrates strong design quality and reflects a comprehensive understanding of the discipline of architecture and the complex challenges for the built environment. The entry's perspective on the evolving nature of architecture and its emphasis on ethical considerations offers a thoughtful approach to the profession's future challenges.