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RIAI Bookshop: ‘ROOMS - Create the Home You Want For Your Life’ by Declan O’Donnell

Published: Thursday, April 14, 2016


Take the first step to creating the home of your dreams…

We all love our homes but sometimes they can frustrate us. With underused rooms, cluttered sitting rooms, neglected hallways, impractical kitchens and lack of storage, the list of things we’d like to change can be endless.

In Rooms, award-winning architect Declan O’Donnell shows us how we can release our inner designer to create a home that works for the way we live.

From open plan living, to cleverly-designed kitchens, home offices, extensions, attic conversions and clever storage ideas, Rooms takes us through each room in the house and, looking at common problems and the fundamental decisions in any project, big or small, helps us to channel our inner creativity to create the living space we’ve always wanted and make changes to our home - to live better.

About the author
Declan is Creative Director, Architect and founding Partner of ODKM Architects in Dublin. He is also a featured judge on RTÉ’s Home of the Year. He studied at Queens University Belfast, and the revered Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow and honed his career at Foster + Partners in London. He has worked on projects ranging from office refurbishments, international design competitions and high end residential developments across London and the UK, Ireland, Europe, the US and the Far East. Since returning to Dublin in 2009 to set up ODKM, Declan has helped to establish the firm as one of the premier specialist residential practices in Dublin. Declan’s work, and the work of ODKM has received many accolades and publications both in Ireland and abroad, and they continue to promote quality driven design in their work.

The book is available at the RIAI Bookshop at a cost of € 26.00. Please contact Brona King at bking@riai.ie for more information. 

Published by Hachette Ireland

Categories: Architecture | Bookshop


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