Callout for Ideas - What would make our city better for Children?

If Ireland were to build a dedicated children’s quarter what is the one thing you would like to see included?

Throughout our Me & The City programme, we are inviting budding young architects and artists age 2-12 to consider themselves and their city as they plan, design and create models to transform areas of our city into dedicated children's spaces or to just make some current spaces more playful and child-friendly.

The good news is, that you don't have to take part in these paid events to get involved! We need children from all across Ireland to send in their ideas for what they think should be included in an imagined dedicated children’s quarter. These ideas will be added to a growing wall of ideas in our building here in Temple Bar and will be shared at the end of the programme to help inspire architects and town and city planners across the country!

What is the one thing YOU think should be included? You can submit your idea online here or via the link below. 

Give your ideas in person!
Saturday 10 March 10.30am-2pm. Free entry.

As part of this call out, The Ark have invited their friends at A Playful City to help them collect ideas and feedback. This Saturday 10 March, children aged 4+ and their grown-ups are invited to drop into The Ark between 10.30am-2pm and take part in a free Playful City pow-wow where ideas will be collated and shared. You can find out more at

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