Judges’ visits underway


On 5 and 6 March 2024 the esteemed panel of judges from across Britain and Ireland visited all nine RSUA Design Awards shortlisted projects. During these visits the judges speak to the architects and clients and have the opportunity to ask questions and discover more about all the potential award winning projects.

This year’s judges are:

  • RSUA appointed judge (architect from NI): Kari Simpson, member of the RSUA Design Quality Panel and Associate at Todd Architects, Belfast
  • RIBA appointed judge (architect from GB): Neil Gillespie, Director at Reiach and Hall Architects, Edinburgh
  • RSUA appointed lay judge: Gerry Millar, member of the Ministerial Advisory Group for Architecture and the Built Environment (MAG)
  • RIAI appointed judge (architect from RoI): Roísín Heneghan, Director at Heneghan Peng Architects, Dublin
  • Sustainability expert: Dominic Morris, member of the RSUA Climate Emergency Committee and Director at McNally Morris Architects, Hillsborough
  • Conservation expert: Brian Quinn, Chair of the RSUA Conservation Committee and Senior Architect in Minor Capital Delivery Service, Infrastructure and Capital Development at the Education Authority NI

The winners of this year’s awards will be announced at the Gala Dinner on 9 May at The MAC, Belfast