The Irish Architecture Foundation has published a number of books relating to architecture and the built environment. See below for more information on each publication.
Of is a book written by Tom dePaor and Peter Maybury, two of the curators of Ireland’s participation at the 12th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia in 2010. This book explores the process of making the exhibition of de Blacam and Meagher. It is published by Gall Editions with the support of the IAF.
ISBN 978-0-9566293-2-6, NOW ONLY €12 including postage:
dBMgallo is a DVD containing two short films by Ruan Magan, was commissioned by the IAF on the occasion of Ireland’s participation at the 12th Venice Architecture Biennale. The DVD explores the curation and installation of the exhibition of de Blacam and Meagher.
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A SPACE FOR LEARNING
To chronicle the development of Ireland’s first major Architects-in-Schools programme and to accompany a national touring exhibition, the IAF published A Space for Learning in 2010. This book was edited by Rachel McAree and Alice Clancy, designed by Unthink and won Plus Print the ‘Irish Small Printer of the Year’ Award in 2011.
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OPEN HOUSE DUBLIN BRICK-BOOK-BAG
Designed by Conor & David for the IAF’s Open House Dublin Fund:it campaign, this bright blue bag is tote-ally on trend! If you missed out on it during our crowdfunding campaign, grab it now.
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THE LIVES OF SPACES
The Lives of Spaces is a publication by the IAF and UCD to accompany Ireland’s participation at the 11th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia in 2008. Designed by Conor & David, this book is edited by Hugh Campbell, Samantha Martin-McAuliffe, Brian Ward and Nathalie Weadick and features essays by Declan McGonagle, Kathleen James-Chakraborty, Stefano Casciani and more. The Lives of Spaces now features in the permanent collection of the Department of Architecture and Design in The Art Institute of Chicago.
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ISBN 978-1-905254-35-4, NOW ONLY €20 including postage:
LIAM MCCORMICK – NORTH BY NORTHWEST
This book takes a look at the life and work of Liam McCormick, the late architect considered ‘father of modern church architecture in Ireland’. Most of his iconic work was built in Co. Donegal, where McCormick grew up. This book is edited by Shane O’Toole and Paul Larmour, and features contributions from Tarla MacGabhann, Carole Pollard and more. It is published by Gandon Editions for the IAF and the Irish Architectural Archive.
ISBN 978-0-948037-63-4, available to buy through Gandon Editions.
SUBURBAN TO SUPERRURAL
To mark Ireland’s participation at the 10th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia in 2006, the IAF produced SubUrban to SuperRural. The book is edited by Shane O’Toole and features essays by Frank McDonald and Constantin Gurdgiev. Published by Gandon Editions for the IAF.
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ISBN 0-948037-37-7, NOW SOLD OUT.
OF DE BLACAM AND MEAGHER
Ireland’s participation at the 12th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia in 2010 was entitled of de Blacam and Meagher and took the form of a book unbound. That unbound book – exploring the built and unbuilt archive of architects de Blacam and Meagher – is made up of five volumes exploring Drawings, Construction, Photography (x 2) and Writings.
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ISBN 978-0-9566293-0-2, a limited number available for collection from the IAF, 8 Merrion Square.
OPEN HOUSE DUBLIN BOOKS, 2009 – 2011
For the last three editions of Open House Dublin – Ireland’s biggest architecture festival – the IAF has compiled a beautifully-designed souvenir publication detailing the festival’s extensive programme. Designed each year by Conor & David, the 2011 edition of the book won ‘Best Festival Programme’ at the Carlton Marketing Awards.
ISBN 978-0-9567249-1-5 (2011 edition), a limited number available for collection from the Irish Architecture Foundation at Former Pathology Building, Hatch Street Upper, Dublin 2.