• Apr 28
  • 10.00am - 11.00am

#DesignPopUp 2020 “Green Consumerism and its impact on Design” a Virtual Panel

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Tuesday 28 April 2020
10.00am - 11.00am

Event Information

A panel discussion chaired by Natalie Walsh, Chair of the RIAI Sustainability Group, and with presentations by: 

  • Anne-Marie Saul – Saul Design
  • Müge Karaşahin – Meehan Green
  • Jennifer Boyer - TU Dublin

In today's society, our awareness of environmental issues is higher than ever, architects and designers must embrace new legislation, manufacturing processes and energy standards when embarking on any new project. 

The speakers will be approaching the discussion from their perspective in their respective fields to share with us how they encompass our new culture of 'green consumerism' in their day to day challenges as architects, sustainability experts and designers. 

The panellists

Jennifer Boyer - TU Dublin

Jennifer is a registered architect and Assistant Head of School at the Dublin School of Architecture, Technological University. As Assistant Head of School, she leads the architecture lecturing team in developing their suite of student-centred professional and research programmes in Architecture. The Bachelor of Architecture (B Arch) programme is a first choice for Irish and International undergraduate students. The success of the B Arch programme has lead the way for the Master of Architecture (M Arch) programme which was launched in January 2017. 

Müge Karaşahin – Meehan Green

Müge has a bachelor’s degree in Architecture and she has international experience managing large scale commercial & residential projects and also carrying projects through the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system. Working in countries such as Russia, Turkey & Ireland she has obtained in-depth knowledge of sustainable design in the current construction industry. With Müge’s passion for healthy building environments, she became a WELL AP in 2016. Since moving to Ireland in 2017, she has been consulting multiple projects in Dublin.
Anne-Marie Saul – Saul Design

Anne-Marie qualified from the School of Architecture of University College Dublin in 2002 and University of Westminster in 2004. Anne-Marie is a member of the RIAI and the British ARB.

After graduating from UCD, Anne-Marie left Ireland to work internationally for 15 years.  Following her return to Dublin, Anne-Marie joined Henry J Lyons Architects with whom she worked extensively on the RCSI’s new clinical healthcare education building, and the Central Bank’s Headquarters on North Wall Quay. In 2017, Anne-Marie founded SaulDesign, a specialist design practice for concept-led architectural and interiors projects.