Architecture Kerry: Events are scheduled from Friday 22nd September to Sunday 1st October 2023.
Architecture Kerry celebrates Kerry’s architectural heritage. This weekend festival features talks, guided tours and exhibitions to showcase the extraordinary built environment on offer in Kerry and is open to people of all ages. The vision behind Architecture Kerry is to show why good architecture, design and vibrant public spaces are vital to our quality of life. Experience exciting opportunities to visit some hidden gems throughout the County with tours led by architects and owners. Some buildings are open for one weekend only. There is a wide variety of buildings on offer from the science and technology sector, private architect-designed homes, passive buildings, Kerry lighthouses, historic houses, walking tours, castles, and much, much more!
Architecture Kerry is supported by Kerry County Council, the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, the Heritage Council, the Trustees of Muckross House, the Irish Georgian Society, the Architectural Association of Ireland, the OPW, RIAI, and forms part of the Creative Ireland Kerry programme. It is facilitated by the owners and custodians of Kerry’s built environment.
New for 2023, Architecture Kerry is partnering with the Architectural Association of Ireland to celebrate exciting new architectural projects in Kerry, is hosting an evening to explore the legacy of Kerry’s Big Houses and is presenting the Kingdom of Skills traditional building skills in action with the Trustees of Muckross House and the Irish Georgian Society.