Rescheduled date to be confirmed. We apologise for any disappointment this may cause and we look forward to rescheduling this event in the near future – please keep in touch with us on Facebook, Twitter and on our website for more information. Aires Mateus Architects was founded by brothers and partners, Manuel and Francisco Aires Mateus […]
Date: 23.10.14 Time: 18:00 Venue: The Atrium, Trinity College Dublin This 320-page full-colour hardback book by the architect Seán Antóin Ó Muirí features over 150 of the best buildings and public spaces completed in Dublin since 1990. The selected projects are contextualised by authoritative essays on contemporary and 20th-century Dublin architecture by Dermot Boyd, Ciarán […]
Date: 17.10.14 – 08.11.14 Time: 12:00 – 18:00, Monday to Saturday Venue: City Assembly House and Powerscourt Town House, South William St, Dublin 2 This year’s Describing Architecture exhibition ‘Memory and Place’ will open to the public during the Open House weekend on Friday 17th October and will run until Saturday November 8th 2014. The exhibition […]
Date: 30.10.14 Time: 19:15 Venue: Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin José Paulo Dos Santos started studying engineering at the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra in Portugal before leaving to study architecture in England, at the Canterbury School of Architecture and then the Royal College of Arts, from where he graduated […]
Date: 09.10.14 Time: 19:15 Venue: Thomas Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin We are delighted to present the recipients of the 2015 Royal Gold Medal, Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey. While the work of O’Donnell + Tuomey needs no introduction, here we credit them as being instrumental in the revival of this association, upon […]
Date: 28.09.14 Time: Both tours are separate events. Hunting Brook Gardens tour starts at 14:00, Blake House tour starts at 16:00 Venue: Lamb Hill, Blessington, Co.Wicklow (map and directions) UPDATE: The AAI and ILI are pleased to announce that a tour of the award-winning Blake House, led by architect Michael Kelly, will be part of to this […]
Date: 13.09.14 Time: 14:00 Venue: University of Greenwich School of Architecture, 30 Stockwell St., Greenwich, London SE10 (map) The University’s new library and academic building, which was designed by Heneghan Peng Architects, is located along an approach from Greenwich Town Centre to Greenwich Park within the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site. The building is home […]
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. […]