Ian Ritchie wins Ireland bridge competition

Artist's impression of bridge approach

Architect beats 60 others to prize

Ian Ritchie Architects has won an international competition to design a new bridge at the Irish National War Memorial Gardens in Dublin.

More than 60 submissions from across Europe and the US were received by competition organisers the RIAI (Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland) and the Office of Public Works when the contest was launched last November.

The practice beat four others who made the final shortlist – Weston Williamson, Irish firms Niall Montgomery & Partners Architects and Seán Harrington Architects, along with Danish architect Bystrup.

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