Ayr-based, ARPL Architects have been announced at the winners of the Schools Competition in Kingswood, Tallaght, Co Dublin. In joint second place is shared by Dublin-based de Blacam and Meagher Architects and the Coady Partnership. Other practices that were Shortlisted for Stage two were, Grafton Architects, Michael Kelly Architect and BDP. Commended in the first stage were de Paor Architects, Gilroy McMahon and KMD. There were 154 submissions – including 43 international entries from 14 countries.