Open House 2017: PLUS Highlights


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Open House Dublin has a PLUS programme of walks and talks: Jane’s Walks, Symbolising the Nation, Paul Koralek and more…

 

JANE’S WALK: OLD TOWN

On Friday 13 October at 5.30pm explore new developments in the old city, the good, the bad, the brilliant, the infuriating, the uplifting, the downright disappointing.

 

JANE’S WALK: OBEDIENT CITIZENS

On Sunday 15 October at 12.00pm explore the scenes of protests past and see how conflict and dissent have shaped the architecture of Dublin 2 today.

 

SYMBOLISING THE NATION: THE ARCHITECTURAL COMPETITIONS TO DESIGN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM & LIBRARY

On Friday 13 October at 1.00pm, a lecture by Dr Niamh Marnham, architectural historian and historic buildings adviser with Donald Insall Associates, about the battles over the choice of site, the use of indigenous architects, materials and labour in the creation of the buildings that today house the National Museum and the National Library. Contact the venue to reserve your place.

 

BERKELEY50: AN EVENING WITH PAUL KORALEK

Widely regarded as Ireland’s finest modernist building, the iconic Berkeley Library celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Join us for an in depth conversation with the architect Paul Koralek, founding member of the renowned ABK Architects, and John Tuomey of O’Donnell + Tuomey to reflect on its history and impact. Pre-book your place at this Friday 13 October event.

 

Open House Dublin (OHD) invites Dublin’s citizens to explore their city as when buildings not usually accessible to the public and buildings of architectural merit  open their doors over the weekend of October 13th – 15th

All architectural tours are provided by expert guides, with free admission.  For full details check out openhousedublin.com The weekend is organised by Irish Architecture Foundation.

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