Deadline for submissions: 22.01.15, 12:00-18:00. Venue for submissions: Darc Space, 26 North Great Georges Street, Dublin 1. Registration for AAI Awards 2015 is now open. The intention of the AAI Awards is to encourage higher standards of architecture throughout the country, to recognise projects which make a contribution to Irish architecture, and to inform the public of […]
Deadline: 27.03.15 The brief has been set by young emerging architect Tom O’Brien. The brief asks students to reflect on the ideas inherent in Lucius Burckhardt’s essay Family and Home – Two Adaptive Systems and to reflect on the set problem: ‘Isolation and Ageing in our Society’. Taking cognisance of the essay and the set […]
Date: 06.12.14 Time: 13:00 Venue: Waterford Fire Station, Kilbarry Road, Waterford (map) The new Waterford Fire Station will become the regional centre for fire fighting, river rescue, public consultation and training for Waterford City and County; it provides a 24 hour response unit for the region. Located close to a ring road, the building is shaped […]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Archive, Volume 2 Episode 3: The story of how the MAC (Metropolitan Art Centre), Belfast was imagined and realised, through a conversation with four people who were crucial to the process (Barry Todd, Anne McReynolds, Gillian Mitchell and Ian McKnight). Brought to you by the AAI, with support from Squarespace. […]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Archive, Volume 2 Episode 2: Michael Hayes in conversation with José Paulo Dos Santos, October 2014. Brought to you by the AAI, with support from Squarespace. Subscribe on iTunes here.
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 […]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Archive, Volume 2 Episode 1: Michael Hayes in conversation with Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey, October 2014. Brought to you by the AAI, with support from Squarespace. Subscribe on iTunes here.
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 […]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download AAI Podcast Series, Episode 14: Michael Hayes in conversation with Richard Wentworth, May 2014. Subscribe to the AAI on iTunes here.
Podcast: Play in new window | Download 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 […]