Open Call for Three New Art Opportunities

‘…the lives we live’ is currently inviting artists and curators to apply for one of three art commission opportunities associated with three distinct building projects currently in development at Grangegorman. This is a One-Stage-Only Open Competition enabling artists/curators to engage with the various architects and end-users in the development of proposals.

Q&A session took place on 19th June.

The closing date for applications is midday Friday 30th August 2019.

For details and how to apply, see here


Site Tour: Central Quad

There are two times scheduled for a Site Tour to the Central Quad on Friday, 12th July, 2019. (Please note that no further visit can take place after this date due to construction.) Each tour will involve visiting the main foyer and atrium and will be followed by a short Q&A; responses will be shared in the Queries section below shortly afterwards.

Please RSVP to with your preferred time as places are limited and issued on a first come first served basis. If you are unable to attend, you may wish to send a representative. Meet at the Clock Tower, Grangegorman Lower, Dublin 7.

Site visit 1: 11.30am


Site visit 2: 1.45pm

As this is an active construction site, full Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required. This means high-vis, steel-capped toe boots, hard hats, gloves and safety glasses. If you have you own please bring it with you, otherwise PPE will be supplied on the day. Please include your boot size when you RSVP.



  • Design Team Presentations

    A Q&A day took place in Grangegorman on 19th June with a member of each of the three architect design teams presenting on their project. These presentations and their audio recordings are available below.


    1.   Central Quad, TU Dublin

    Simon Carter, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

    Presentation | Central Quad

    Audio Link 13:04 mins

     A site visit will take place for the Central Quad construction site. Please email us at as soon as possible to express your interest.



    2.   West Quad, TU Dublin

    Glenn O’Brien, Heneghan Peng Architects

    Presentation | West Quad

    Audio Link 16:22 mins


    3.   Residential Care Neighbourhood, HSE

    Valerie Mulvin, McCullough Mulvin Architects

    Presentation | Residential Care Neighbourhood

    Audio Link 23:08 mins


  • Queries

    All queries must be submitted in writing to The queries and responses will be updated on a regular basis up to two weeks before the deadline on 30th August 2019.


    Click here for the full list of queries | Three Art Opportunities Queries