AAI Podcast Series, Episode 12: Andrew Clancy in conversation with Hermann Czech, April 2014. Subscribe to the AAI on iTunes here.
Deadline: 25.04.14 The twentieth edition of Building Material, the journal of the Architectural Association of Ireland will be launched in 2014. This issue will be structured around the theme ‘Building Material’. The editorial committee welcome original submissions on any aspect or interpretation of this theme. Submitted articles must not have been published, nor be under […]
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 […]
Date: 08.05.14 Time: 19:15 Venue: TBC 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 the construction […]
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 […]
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), […]
AAI Podcast Series, Episode 8: Michael Hayes in conversation with William Mann, February 2014. Subscribe to the AAI on iTunes here.
AAI Podcast Series, Episode 7: Thesis Symposium discussion chaired by Andrew Clancy, with contributions from Aleksandar Kostic, Sharon O’Brien, Jason O’Shaughnessy, Paul Clarke, Dermot Boyd, Michael Pike and Gary Boyd, January 2014. Subscribe to the AAI on iTunes here.
Date: 27.02.14 Time: 19:15 Venue: Arts Block, Trinity College Dublin William Mann is a Director with Witherford Watson Mann Architects, was born in 1966 and studied architecture at the University of Cambridge and Harvard University, completing his diploma in 1991. He worked in a number of offices in London and Europe, including Tim Ronalds Architects, where […]
AAI Podcast Series, Episode 6: Michael Hayes in conversation with Steve Larkin, February 2014. Subscribe to the AAI on iTunes here.
Date: 15.02.14 Time: 12:30 Venue: Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath (map) The project entails the phased demolition of existing school buildings and the phased decant of its population (1000 + individuals) into its new three storey school of 9900sqm. The new building has an intended character – a public institution of appropriate scale […]
Date: 13.02.14 Time: 19:15 Venue: Arts Block, Trinity College Dublin Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of Another Architecture Ever since the mid 20th century, when modernist utopia went to Latin America to die, the continent has been a testing ground of radical ideas in city-making. Here, in the most urbanised continent on the […]