RIAI Conference 2014 - Day 1
  • October 12th - October 13th
  • RDS

RIAI Conference 2014 - Day 1

Architecture Now – From Policy to the Common Place

Registration from 08.00 – 09.00. Conference commences 09.00 sharp.
***Please note that conference programme and timings are subject to change.
Visit to Architecture + Building Expo (08.00 – 09.00

  • 11:30 Conference Opening

    Robin Mandal, FRIAI, RIAI President

  • 11:45 Creating an Identity for Architects

    Christine de Baan, Programme Director of Dutch Design, Fashion and Architecture.

    Based on her experience as programme director for the Dutch DFA
    Internationalisation programme Christine will discuss how venturing abroad can bring the strong points and characteristics of a national architectural culture into clearer focus.

    She will argue that awareness of this identity is crucial for international
    success, and explain how the dichotomy between commerce and culture – in terms of policy – becomes irrelevant in the light of entrepreneurship abroad.

  • 12:30 Architects in Conversation - A Lifetime in Architecture

    Professor Cathal O'Neill, FRIAI, will be interviewed by Orla Murphy about his career as an architect, a Teacher and a student of Mies van der Rohe.

    Noel Dowley will be interviewed by John McLaughlin, MRIAI. John will take Noel through his long career in private practice and the work he produced as well as his time as a student of Louis Khan

  • 14:45 Plus ca change

    The RIAI at 175 (1839-2014), Shane O'Toole, Architecture Critic.
    A summary overview of, and brief reflections upon, how the architectural profession in Ireland and its Institute has addressed changing circumstances during three different centuries.

  • 15:30 Art in Scott Tallon Walker Architecrure

    Niall Scott, FRIAI, Architect

    Niall’s lecture will cover the incorporation of Art and collaboration with Artists from the 1930’s to the present day which will include commissioned works by Patrick Scott and many other artists. He will also pay a special tribute to Ronnie Tallon.

  • 16:45 Architecture Now: New Irish Practices

    This session will be looking at the work of emerging Irish Practices

    Studio Red

    Architectural Farm

    Robert Bourke

    Andrew Griffin



Contact Details & Location

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland
8 Merrion Square
Dublin 2

The RIAI is open Monday - Friday from 9am - 5pm