The Physics of Culture
M 13 February 2017 | 6:30pm | Carnegie Museum of Art Theatre
In collaboration with Heinz Architectural Center at CMoA
Reception at Heinz Galleries immediately following lecture
YVONNE FARRELL and Shelley McNamara co-founded Grafton Architects in Dublin in 1978. Grafton Architects are founder members of Group 91, the architects’ collaborative responsible for the urban re-generation of Dublin’s cultural quarter of Temple Bar, and Fellows of the RIAI, International Honorary Fellows of the RIBA and elected members of Aosdána, the eminent Irish Art organisation. Current projects include The School of Economics for the University of Toulouse 1 Capitol; Institute Mines Telecom University Building, Paris Saclay; Town House Building, Kingston University London; City Library, Parnell Square, Dublin; Headquarters for ESB with OMP architects in Dublin; The Paul Marshall Institute, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, for the London School of Economics, all won by international competition. In 2016, Grafton Architects were awarded the inaugural RIBA international prize for the Universidad de Ingeniería & Tecnología (UTEC) Lima project.