AAI Podcast Series, Episode 8: Michael Hayes in conversation with William Mann, February 2014. Subscribe to the AAI on iTunes here.
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: 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: 19.03.14 Time: 18:30 Venue: 1st floor, CCAE, Copley St., Cork Terry Pawson is going to be in Cork on Wednesday March 19th to present and discuss his work. The lecture will take place in the Cork College of Architectural Education on Wednesday March 19th at 6:30pm. Terry Pawson Architects are the architects of the Visual Arts and Theatre Building […]
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 […]
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: 27.03.14 Time: 19:15 Venue: TBC 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. Built work includes the classroom complex […]
Date: 23.01.14 – 06.04.14 Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD, UK. Seven architectural practices from six countries and four continents. 23,000 square feet. 72 days. One monumental exhibition. Some of the most creative architectural minds from around the world are exhibiting at the RA and they have been set a challenge; […]
Date: 10.04.14 Time: 19:15 Venue: TBC 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), school and hotel buildings, housing […]
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: TBC OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen was founded in 2002 by David Van Severen and Kersten Geers. While every attempt of making architecture seems to drift off in rhetorics of programmatic organization and ironic provocation, form and space as such have become a rare good. In our projects we […]
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: TBC 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 provisional ways in which people […]
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 […]
AAI Podcast Series, Episode 5: Michael Hayes in conversation with Cian Deegan and Alice Clancy (TAKA Architects), January 2014. Subscribe to the AAI on iTunes here.
AAI Podcast Series, Episode 4: Michael Hayes in conversation with Ryan Kennihan, January 2014. Subscribe to the AAI on iTunes here.