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05.12.19 TAKA are joint winners of the Architectural Review’s Peter Davey Prize for Emerging Architecture 2019

28.10.19 TAKA shortlisted for the Architectural Review’s Emerging Architecture Awards 2019

24.06.19 TAKA feature in Architectural Review’s special edition on Irish Architecture

07.06.19Belvedere College ‘Small Works’ wins ‘Best Learning Environment’ category in the 2019 RIAI Irish Architecture Awards

07.06.19House in a Palm Garden is Highly Commended in the ‘Best Extension’ category in the 2019 RIAI Irish Architecture Awards

08.02.19 – TAKA Architects chosen as one of 4 finalists in 2019 Royal Academy Dorfman Award for new talent in architecture

28.09.18 – Cian and Alice graduate as Doctors of Philosophy (PhD) from School of Architecture & Design, RMIT University

05.09.18 – New summer works for Belvedere College designed by TAKA, including fit out of new dining hall open 

08.06.18 – Belgrave Mews is Highly Commended in the ‘Best House’ category in the 2018 RIAI Irish Architecture Awards 

25.05.18 – TAKA exhibit an installation called ‘Loom’ in the central pavilion of the Venice Architecture Biennale, as part of the Close Encounters show 

24.04.18 – TAKA speak at the RIBA, London as part of the EUROPA lecture series 

18.03.18 – TAKA commissioned by Dublin City Council to design a new Tennis and Lawn Bowls pavilion in St. Anne’s Park, Dublin

02.03.18 – TAKA Architects invited to exhibit at the Venice Biennale Architettura 2018 curated by Yvonne Farrell and Shelly McNamara

26.02.18 – Belgrave Mews wins one of only three Awards at Architectural Association of Ireland Awards 2018

31.10.17 – Cian and Alice to present their final PHD research in Barcelona on 23rd November 2017

28.10.17  St. Patricks Park Tearoom feature in RIAI annual review 2018

27.10.17   TAKA to speak at the RIBA London in April 2018 as part of Europa series of talks

21.10.17 – TAKA featured in the financial times article on modern brickwork 

23.09.17  TAKA featured in Irish Times article on a ‘new movement in modern Irish architecture’

30.01.17 – Merrion Cricket Pavilion shortlisted for 2017 Mies van der Rohe European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture

22.12.16 – The Red Pavilion, London – shortlisted for the Architectural Review Pop-up awards 

 30.11.16 – Merrion Cricket Pavilion chosen as one of Irish Nominees for 2017 Mies van der Rohe European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture 

 09.11.16 – TAKA highest ranked Irish practice on Dezeen Hotlist 2016 

 11.05.16 – St. Patricks Park Tearooms shortlisted in RIAI Awards 2016

 03.05.16 – St. Patricks Park Tearooms receives Special Mention at AAI Awards 2016 

 17.03.16 – St. Patricks Park Tearooms featured on Dezeen

 21.02.16 – TAKA are currently looking for a talented Part 2/ Part 3 architect with job running experience to join our team. Please send CVs and Portfolios to:  or hard copies to the office address

17.08.15 – TAKA win competition to design new sports pavilion for Belvedere College


18.06.15 – Merrion Cricket Club wins ‘Best Leisure Building’ in the 2015 Irish Architecture Awards

17.06.15Cian and Alice talk at NEWNOWNEXT in Design Museum London

01.06.15 – Red Pavilion in Kings Cross London opens

21.05.15 TAKA win 2 Architectural Association of Ireland Awards 2015

06.05.15 St Patricks Park Tearoom officially opens

02.02.15 – TAKA one of 5 practices chosen to represent Ireland in the London Festival of Architecture

25.01.15 – Waterloo Lane Conversion featured on Dezeen

15.01.15 – Waterloo Lane Conversion featured on the

09.12.14 – TAKA Architects are nominated for the 2014 Iakov Chernikhov International Prize for young architects

27.11.14 – Merrion Cricket Club featured on Archdaily

18.11.14 – Merrion Cricket Club featured in the Architects Journal

15.11.14 – Merrion Cricket Club featured on Dezeen

15.10.14 – TAKA Architects are shortlisted for the 2014 BD Young Architect of the Year Award

15.10.14 – Cian and Alice to give lecture at RIAI Southern Region in Cork on Tuesday 21st October 7pm

15.10.14 – Merrion Cricket Pavilion will be in open house on Sat 18th October 11am -2pm 

05.09.14 – Merrion Cricket Pavilion featured in Building Design UK magazine

04.07.14 – Merrion Cricket Pavilion officially opens

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20.05.14 – St. Patrick’s Park Tearoom starts on site

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17.02.14 – End of Terrace extension receives Special Mention in AAI Awards 2014

17.01.14 – TAKA Highly Commended in RIAI 1916 Centenary Chapel Competition

04.07.13 – House 4 highly commended in ‘Best house’ category RIAI awards 2013

16.05.13 – House 4 featured in the Architect’s Journal UK

09.04.13 – House 1 + House 2 featured in MI tour guide of Dublin

09.04.13 – House 4 wins Architectural Association of Ireland Award 2013

19.12.12 – TAKA Commended in RIAI Dublin City Univercity Entrance Competition

20.09.12 – House 4 and House 1 + House 2 in Open House 2012

29.06.12 – TAKA featured in ‘BRICK 12’ book

20.02.12 – TAKA design set for PURPLE in Project Arts Centre

01.02.12 – RHA models on exhibit in UCD School of Architecture

13.06.11 – TAKA in Wallpaper* Architect’s Directory 2011

05.06.11 – TAKA shortlisted for Wienberger Brick12 Award

29.05.11 – TAKA exhibit at RHA summer show 2011

17.01.11 – TAKA nominated for Mies van der Rohe European Union Prize 2011

14.01.11 – TAKA ‘First Person’ Article published in Brick Bulliten

22.06.10 – TAKA win ‘Best House’ 2010 in Irish Architecture Awards

24.04.10 – TAKA win Architectural Association of Ireland Award 2010

23.04.10 – TAKA feature in The Independent (UK)

15.04.10 – TAKA on cover of the Architect’s Journal 15.04.10

01.04.10 – TAKA to exhibit in the R.I.B.A Portland Place London

10.12.09 – TAKA to co-curate Irish Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2010

15.11.09 – TAKA featured in Living+Design magazine, Taiwan

04.11.09 – TAKA wins International Brick Award