Date: 28.06.14 Time: 12:00 Venue: Rose Garden House, Brighton Square, Brighton Road, Foxrock, Dublin 18 (map) The site borders an Architectural Conservation Area and is on a granite plateau at the foot of the Dublin Mountains. The house, sitting quietly on its site, is designed to blend with the landscape through its exposed timber beams […]
Date: 14.06.14 Time: 10:30 Venue: Merrion Cricket Club, Anglesea Rd., Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 (map) This new pavilion for Merrion Cricket Club replaces the earlier clubhouse, which was damaged by flooding from the nearby river Dodder. The new building takes the form of an archetypal pavilion with a pitched roof and colonnaded viewing terrace, but the […]
Date: 28.05.14 – 06.06.14 Time: 10:00 – 17:00, Tuesday to Friday Venue: Irish Architectural Archive, 45 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 The Architectural Association of Ireland are pleased to announce the launch of the 2014 Annual AAI Awards exhibition, on Tuesday 27th May from 6pm – 8pm, in the Irish Architectural Archive. Winners of the awards […]
AAI Podcast Series, Episode 14: Michael Hayes in conversation with Richard Wentworth, May 2014. Subscribe to the AAI on iTunes here.
AAI Podcast Series, Episode 13: Michael Hayes in conversation with Kersten Geers, May 2014. Subscribe to the AAI on iTunes here.
Date: 22.05.14 Time: 19:15 Venue: Thomas Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Richard Wentworth is a chronicler of daily life. Since the 1970s he has played a leading role in British sculpture, isolating both the formal and sculptural qualities of everyday objects. His extensive archive of photographs, ‘Making Do and Getting By’ (1974 onwards), captures the […]
Date: 08.05.14 Time: 19:15 Venue: Arts Building, Trinity College Grace Keeley and Michael Pike established GKMP Architects in Barcelona in 2003 before relocating to Dublin in 2004. The practice is principally engaged in the design of domestic and public space. We completed a large urban landscaping project in Kilkenny in 2009 and are currently working on […]
Date: 01.05.14 Time: 19:15 Venue: Thomas Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen is one of the most interesting and uncompromising young architectural practices at work today. It is renowned for its idiosyncratic architecture, in which utopian and non-realised projects are also customary. It does not invent the architecture, but reflects […]
AAI Podcast Series, Episode 12: Andrew Clancy in conversation with Hermann Czech, April 2014. Subscribe to the AAI on iTunes here.
AAI Podcast Series, Episode 11: Michael Hayes and Jimi Shields in conversation with Peter Beard, March 2014. Subscribe to the AAI on iTunes here.
Date: 27.03.14 Time: 19:15 Venue: Thomas Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College. Peter Beard is an architect specialising in work within historic and ecologically sensitive landscape settings. His projects are characterised by a detailed attention to qualities of material and construction, and a studied response to the particular natural and cultural heritage of each site. […]
AAI Podcast Series, Episode 10: Michael Hayes in conversation with Jimi Shields, March 2014. Subscribe to the AAI on iTunes here. TTT: thirtythreetrees.com Portrait: seanandyvette
Date: 22.03.14 Time: 12:00 Venue: 6 Claremont Rd., Howth, Co. Dublin (map) This project is a new house by the sea on the north side of Howth peninsula. The site has little actual ground. It is bounded by the dunes of the beach to the north and contains a large lake to the south. There are […]
Date: 20.03.14 Time: 19:15 Venue: Arts Block, Trinity College, Dublin 2 Established in 2004 by Jimi Shields + Maria Vlahos, TTT is a multi-disciplinary practice with particular emphasis on landscape architecture and garden design. After leaving New York, where they installed gardens for the artist William Wegman and film producer Scott Rudin, Shields & Vlahos lived at […]
AAI Podcast Series, Episode 9: Michael Hayes and Andrew Clancy in conversation with Miroslav Šik, March 2014. Subscribe to the AAI on iTunes here.
Date: 12.03.14 Time: 19:15 Venue: Room 236, DIT Bolton St., Dublin 1 Miroslav Šik, Professor of Architecture and Design at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, was born as the son of reform-minded economist Ota Šik in Prague in 1953. Following the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia, the family emigrated to Switzerland in […]
Date: 08.03.14 Time: 14:00 Venue/Meeting place: Picture Palace, Lower Merchant’s Road, Co. Galway (map) Picture Palace is an arthouse cinema in the centre of Galway. It is a concrete monolith, five storey over double-height basement. It occupies the garden of a reinstated 1820s merchant house. All circulation space are untempered; the three cinema rooms, bar […]
Date: 10.04.14 Time: 19:15 Venue: Thomas Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Hermann Czech, born in Vienna, studied with Konrad Wachsmann at the Summer Academy Salzburg and with Ernst A. Plischke at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. His heterogeneous work includes planning, e.g. a critical subway network project for Vienna (with several authors, 1967), […]