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2017 National Eisteddfod Anglesey Exhibition of Recent Architecture in Wales
​The National Eisteddfod

Invitation to the announcement of The National Eisteddfod 2017 Gold Medal for Architecture

​The RSAW, on behalf of the National Eisteddfod and the Design Commission for Wales, would like to invite you to attend an exhibition of recent architecture at the 2017 National Eisteddfod in Anglesey. The four exhibited schemes were selected from multiple entries and form the shortlist for this year's Gold Medal for Architecture and Plaque of Merit. The awards themselves will be announced in a ceremony on the 4 August at The Maes.

The RSAW is delighted to invite its members to an exhibition of recent architecture to be held at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Anglesey, supported by the RSAW itself and the Design Commission for Wales. The exhibition will be on display throughout the week of the Eisteddfod from 4 to 12 August in Y Lle Celf at The Maes near Bodedern, Anglesey. The exhibition features four of Wales' best new contemporary buildings captured in use by the photographer James Morris. The exhibited schemes are:

  • CUBRIC, Maindy Park Cardiff by IBI Group
  • Rhyl High School, Rhyl by AHR
  • Silver House, Gower by Hyde+Hyde Architects
  • Ysgol Bae Baglan, Port Talbot by Stride Treglown

All the above schemes were selected by Gwyn Lloyd Jones of Studio Egret West, and Geraint Roberts from DarntonB3 from a range of entries, and they will now be considered for this year's The Gold Medal for Architecture and Plaque of Merit.

The RSAW would also like to invite its members to attend the announcement of this year's Gold Meal for Architecture and Plaque of Merit; which will take place on 4 August in The Pavilion at The Maes.

To visit the exhibition you can purchase tickets for entry to The Maes from the National Eisteddfod's website; tickets start at £20 for a single day ticket for an adult, with multi-day passes and family tickets also available. Concessions and children get in at a reduced cost. Once inside make your way to Y Lle Celf. Y Lle Celf is the Eisteddfod’s visual arts gallery and, attracting up to 40,000 visitors during the week, is one of the most popular pavilions on the Maes. Y Lle Celf is a national celebration of the visual arts and architecture in Wales. It offers an important window on the world of art and design.