Emma Curley
Urban design

World Design Capital 2014

World Design Capital 2014

Good news! Dublin is one of just three cities worldwide to be shortlisted to become World Design Capital 2014 (56 cities across the globe expressed an interest). The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID) announced on 21/06/2011 that the prestigious designation, awarded biannually to cities that use design to benefit people socially, culturally and economically will be awarded for 2014 to Dublin, Bilbao or Capetown. The winning city will be announced this autumn.

emma curley – architecture / urban design / facilitation were appointed to produce the Dublin World Design Capital 2014 bid alongside Red&Grey Design (http://www.redandgreydesign.ie) and Areaman (http://www.areaman.tv). Details of the Dublin bid can be seen on http://www.pivotdublin.com.

As you can see from the reportings around the world below, World Design Capital 2014 short listing for Dublin is fantastic for the city. Now let us kick on and win it.

Dublin shortlisted for design award

Irish Times - http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2011/0621/breaking50.html

RTE.ie - http://www.rte.ie/news/2011/0621/dublin.html

Mail & Guardian Online - http://mg.co.za/article/2011-06-21-cape-town-shortlisted-for-design-capital-2014/

iAfrica.com - http://property.iafrica.com/news/736171.html

Core77.com - http://www.core77.com/blog/announcements/bilbao_cape_town_and_dublin_shortlisted_for_2014_world_design_capital_19683.asp

Dezeen Blog - http://www.dezeen.com/2011/06/21/bilbao-cape-town-and-dublin-shortlisted-for-world-design-capital-2014/

worlddesigncapital.com  - http://www.worlddesigncapital.com/press-releases/world-design-capital-2014-shortlisted-cities-announced/

The Arts Council Ireland - http://www.artscouncil.ie/en/news/news.aspx?article=1d56e7c0-d081-4e7a-8361-b22040d8da32

Indiatimes.com - http://oneclick.indiatimes.com/article/00oJ3bQ9LxgdB?q=Bilbao

See bulletin - http://www.seeproject.org/docs/SEE%20Bulletin%20Issue%206%20-%20June2011.pdf


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