Dublin By Design

Architecture and the City

An illustrated history of the development of Dublin city through the last century. There is a particular focus on its role as Ireland's capital since independence 100 years ago, as well as on architectural planning. In association with the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI).
Date Published :
December 2020
Publisher :
The O'Brien Press
Editor :
Sandra O'Connell, Noel J. Brady
Illustration :
150 Halftones, color
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781788491679
Pages : 240
Dimensions : 11 X 9.45 inches
Stock Status : Not Yet Published. Available for Pre-Order
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$49.99

Overview
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An illustrated history of the development of Dublin, and the possibilities for its evolution into the future. The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) have commissioned acknowledged experts to explore Dublin's evolution across a range of topics, with a particular focus on its role as the capital city since independence 100 years ago, as well as on architectural planning and administration.

Chapters include

• Mary Clark: Civitas to Metropolis, the governance of Dublin since 1192

• Gráinne Shaffrey on Sackville St/O'Connell St

• Freddie Dwyer: City of Industry. Iveagh Markets, Four Courts etc

• Tony Reddy: City of Opportunity. IFSC, Heuston Quarter, Smithfield

• Frank McDonald: destruction of Dublin, Temple Bar

• Shane O Toole: arts and the city

• Ciaran Cuffe: transport

• Paul de Freine: The Healthy City. Hospitals and healthcare

• Lorcan Sirr: housing success from failure

• Éanna ní Lamhna: The Green City

• Sean O'Laoire: The Place of Culture

Heavily illustrated with plans, drawings and photographs.

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