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Architecture Ireland 322

Architecture Ireland Publishing Ltd.
€ 9.50 

Architecture Ireland is the journal of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland. Issue #322 focuses on the theme of ‘density’.




Morphological density

What quantitative measurement can tell us about urban form

Michael K. Hayes MRIAI

Scaling up compact growth

National and regional considerations

Des McCafferty

Sustainable urbanism

Towards a framework for optimal density

Steffan Lehman

Decoupling density from tallness in the life cycle of cities

Ruth Saint and Francesco Pomponi

Middleton Park Gate Lodge

TAKA Architects

Review by Louise Heavin MRIAI

Printmaking Workshop, TU Dublin

Scullion Architects in association with Plus Architecture

Review by Tara Kennedy

Castletymon Library

Henchion + Reuter Architects

Review by Luke Butler MRIAI

The Marshall Building, LSE

Grafton Architects

Review by Peter Molloy



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RIAI Silver Medal for Housing 2015-2017



Laurence Lord MRIAI, Clare Mulholland, Jasna Marioti, Nuala Flood, and Michael McGarry FRIAI

A way of understanding building through making

An interview with Eibhlín Ní Chathasaigh MRIAI on her first five years in practice

Eimear Arthur MRIAI

Enhancing the return to the workplace through healthy architecture and interior design

Niamh Peare MRIAI

Reshaping your strategy in the search for talent

Fredericka Sheppard

Deep Time Empaths

On the intersection between art and architecture

Banbha McCann MRIAI


Fashioning suburban space

Andrew O’Shea

Pioneers and Visionaries: Drawings from the Golden Age of Irish Railways

Review by Siobhan Osgood

There is a forest in my backyard but my house is built from trees grown far away

Review by Sally Starbuck FRIAI

i see Earth

Tom dePaor

Review by Alex Curtis

With every living thing

Both/And Group

Review by Harry Hogan

Understanding the urban plot and block

Jonathan Tarbatt

Review by Colin King

We don’t need no renovation

by Michelle Gallen


Editor: Michael K. Hayes.

Authors: Michael K. Hayes, Des McCafferty, Steffan Lehman, Ruth Saint, Francesco Pomponi, Louise Heavin, Tara Kennedy, Luke Butler, Peter Molloy, Laurence Lord MRIAI, Clare Mulholland, Jasna Marioti, Nuala Flood, Michael McGarry, Eimear Arthur, Niamh Peare, Fredericka Sheppard, Banbha McCann, Andrew O’Shea, Siobhan Osgood, Sally Starbuck, Alex Curtis, Harry Hogan, Colin King, Michelle Gallen.

urbanism, urban design, city growth, urban growth, density, residential, school, education, university, theory, review, exhibition.

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