Unbuilt is an ever-growing database showcasing unrealised architectural designs in Ireland.

We invite you to explore summaries of unbuilt final year architecture projects, highlighting the overlooked beauty of our towns and landscapes, posing the question: What could be?

Our mission is to connect ideas, people and place. We believe that final year architecture projects have a creative optimism untethered by market constraints.

While these designs may never be built, they have the power to spark a reimagining of our locality and fuel discussion on the future of our built environment.

Unbuilt shares ideas to spark conversation and envision a brighter future together. Share your ideas and be part of the Unbuilt project!

Founded in 2022, Unbuilt is an ongoing initiative supported by the Arts Council of Ireland Engaging with Architecture Award and mentored by the Irish Architecture Foundation.

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Róisín Cahill
Róisín works as Sustainability Coordinator at Henry J Lyons Architects, & as a Design Studio Tutor in the School of Architecture UL. Her past experience includes a LINA Fellowship, where she explored her interest in urban design and how the built environment's can positively contribute to the climate through a architectural research residency with Haus der Architektur Graz.

A past member of the Irish Architecture Foundation Emerging Architecture Writers Panel & Graduate Panel, she has been published in Architecture Ireland and 2ha.

Róisín has a B.Arch from UL, an MSc in Urban Design and Planning from UCD, and a diploma in Circular Economy Leadership in ATU.
Jessica Keller
Jessica, based in Dublin, works as a Graduate Architect for TAKA Architects, engaged in public, domestic and exhibition work. Her interest lies in placemaking and understanding the social and material fabric of the landscape through drawing and model making.

She graduated from the School of Architecture, University of Limerick, and has experience in working in offices in Ireland and Canada.

Jessica has since enjoyed roles as an architecture tutor at the University of Limerick and as a past Graduate Panel member of the Irish Architecture Foundation.


What are ‘Unbuilt’ projects?
Unbuilt.ie collects and shares summaries of final year architecture projects to highlight the overlooked beauty of our towns and landscapes, posing the question: What could be? The one requirement of Unbuilt.ie is that the project is based in Ireland.
What are ‘final year architecture projects’?
Final year architecture projects refer to design projects carried out during the final year of a 5 year BArch program, a Masters of Architecture program, or an equivalent Part Two course. If you are unsure if your project is suitable for Unbuilt.ie please contact info@unbuilt.ie
My project isn't in a digital format, can I still contribute?
Absolutely! We understand some projects may not be in a digital format. You can upload scanned images or photographs of hand-drawings, models or other non-digital work as jpeg or png files. If you do not have any images and would still like to contribute please contact info@unbuilt.ie
Can I upload a png or jpeg with multiple drawings overlaid or collaged?
Yes! Unbuilt.ie aims to support a reimagining of our built environment by showcasing your unbuilt designs. We welcome a maximum of 5 no. jpeg or png files that you feel describe your unbuilt project in a legible format.