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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
Contact Details & Location
The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland
8 Merrion Square
The RIAI is open Monday - Friday from 9am - 5pm