New Irish Housing: Louise Cotter and Dr. Denis Byrne
Louise Cotter MRIAI of Cotter & Naessens and Dr. Denis Byrne MRIAI of Denis Byrne Architects will be giving a Preview of Dominick Street Regeneration: a Social Housing and Mixed-Use Project for Central Dublin.
The design and contract administration of the Dominick Street Regeneration Project was undertaken as a joint venture between Cotter & Naessens and Denis Byrne Architects.
Cotter & Naessens
Louise Cotter MRIAI is a director of Cotter & Naessens, an architecture and design studio established in 2001 with David Naessens. Prior to this, both partners practiced in London specialising in cultural, civic and university buildings. Cotter & Naessens have a particular interest in the complexities of mixed-use developments in urban locations and have completed a number of projects contributing to the regeneration of Limerick city: Howleys Quay, Bishopsgate and the Grainstore, and most recently Gardens International for Limerick 2030.
The work of the practice output is informed by design research, and commissions won following design competition include dlrLexicon in Dun Laoghaire and most recently the FOCAS Research Institute, Technical University Dublin. Cotter & Naessens participated in Close Encounters at the Venice Biennale 2018.
Denis Byrne Architects
Dr. Denis Byrne MRIAI is founder of the RIAI-registered architecture practice, Denis Byrne Architects, based in Dublin. The practice has a wide experience of projects at all scales and types, the quality of which has been acknowledged by national and international design award bodies.
In addition to many residential and workplace development projects, the work also encompasses the fields of education and culture, tourism and interpretative design. In addition, the practice is active in the wider planning environment; on strategic reviews, feasibility studies, masterplans, and on urban and landscape design projects. The work is situated within the wider parameters of our environmental and social concerns. Denis Byrne Architects look to harness appropriate modern technologies and proven sustainable design principles to the eternal qualities of light and space to produce a humane, contemporary architecture of depth and significance.