Consult an Architect and Help the Homeless

Have a burning question for an architect? Want to get advice on your home improvements without forking out big bucks? The Royal Institute or Architects Ireland and the Simon Communities of Ireland have organised the Simon Open Door again this year. On Saturday 9 and … Continue reading

Design Your Weekend

It’s nearly the weekend and the sun is shining(ish)! We’ve got that Friday feeling here at IAF and are planning our weekend. If like us you’re a culture and design nerd here’s a quick round up of interesting things happening … Continue reading

Rethinking O’Connell Street

David Norris was recently filmed by The Irish Times on a walk around Dublin’s north inner city. He lives on North Great George’s Street and laments the decline in the area with many derelict and vacant Georgian buildings. He talks … Continue reading

Tom de Paor Elected as Member of Aosdána

Architect Tom de Paor was elected to become a member of Aosdána at their General Assembly on 5 March 2015. The Arts Council set up Aosdána in 1981. The idea behind it is to make it possible for visual artists, … Continue reading

Frei Otto Awarded Pritzker Architecture Prize

From working as camp architect while prisoner at war in France to posthomously being awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize, Frei Otto has had an amazing career spanning over 60 years. The German architect who designed the tented roof of Munich’s … Continue reading

Open House Belfast

Open House Belfast 17 – 19 July 2015 PLACE (Planning Landscape Architecture Community Environment) who do great things to promote architecture and design in Northern Ireland are organising the first ever Open House Belfast. They are in the early stages of … Continue reading

Open House Cork

Cork’s first ever Open House weekend has been announced. From 10 to 12 April Cork will open the doors of interesting buildings to the public and they are looking for Corkonians to get involved. Open House Cork are looking for people … Continue reading

Lecture@SAUL – Kazys Varnelis

Lecture@SAUL 17h30 Wednesday March 4th 2015 School of Architecture SAUL Room CG-042 Main University Building University of Limerick Kazys Varnelis is a lecturer at the School of Architecture, University of Limerick and also teaches at Columbia University and Massachusetts Institute … Continue reading

Make ready – exhibition by Peter Maybury

Peter Maybury – Make ready The Library Project, 5-22 March 2015 Thursday 5 March, 6.00pm Discussion with printer Marcel Meesters, book launch and exhibition opened by Gerard Byrne followed by drinks reception. Make ready is a reader to the exhibition … Continue reading

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