TAKA, founded by Alice Casey and Cian Deegan, has exhibited in the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2008 and co-curated the Irish Pavilion of de Blacam and Meagher in 2010. As well as numerous national and international awards, TAKA have been nominated for the Mies Van der Rohe award and were finalists in the 2014 BD Young Architect of the Year Award. TAKA is a practice concerned with the communicative potential of architecture, with tectonic expression and with place making. TAKA is based in Dublin, Ireland. Cian and Alice are currently EU Marie Curie ITN ADAPTr Fellows in PhD postgraduate research at RMIT University Melbourne.