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UTOPIA 7

Book
2015
Dublin School of Architecture Press
€ 0.00 EUR

UTOPIA 7 is a published a study of utopian settlements in Ireland by students in the Dublin School of Architecture.

UTOPIA 7 is a published a study of utopian settlements in Ireland by students in the Dublin School of Architecture. Each student identified one village to study, which was then visited, researched, and mapped, while studying international precedents and the theoretical underpinnings of utopian ideologies. The subject is far from exhausted with many worthy candidates such as the Quaker influenced town of Mountmellick and the Rev. Nangle’s Protestant Missionary Settlement at Achill Island regrettably omitted. The articles are edited extracts from the students’ more comprehensive dissertations.

 

Contents

 

The Quakers in Early Irish Social Reform

Andrew Ó Murchú
 

Social Structure of Moravian Villages: An Examination of the Orthogonal Planning of Gracehill and similar Moravian Villages in Europe

Michelle Diver

 

Memory and Place

Andrew Sterritt

 

The Portlaw Roof Truss: A Historic and Architectural Investigation of the Portlaw Roof

Niamh Denny

 

Social, Urban and Architectural Innovations: An exploration of infrastructure and housing developments in the model villages of Bessbrook and Portlaw

Hannah Crehan

 

Religious and Utopian Socialist Ideology: An investigation into the presence of Religious and Utopian Socialist ideologies within planned villages of the early 19th century; which focuses on New Lanark and Sion Mills

Alice Clarke

 

A Famine Relief Village: A Relief Village built around Individuals and Fair Wages rather than Institutions and Charity

Ronan Lonergan

 

Quaker Influence

Mike Haslam

 

Afterword

Miriam Delaney

Editor: Miriam Delaney.

Authors: Gillian Darley, Andrew Ó Murchú, Michelle Diver, Andrew Sterritt, Niamh Denny, Hannah Crehan, Alice Clarke, Ronan Lonergan, Mike Haslam.

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