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Thursday, 23 January 2020

Site Visit (9.15-11.15)

Irish Cement Factory Castlemungret
Bus departs at 9.15, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Pery Square

All-Ireland Thesis Symposium and Workshop (11.30-5 pm), Limerick School of Art and Design, George’s Quay, Limerick
Making Research Happen Workshop (2.30-5 pm) – Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street

As part of ongoing discussions about architectural research in Ireland, AIARG is running a public workshop as part of this year’s conference. The Making Research Happen Workshop seeks to:

  • identify the bodies that have funded research in architecture and potential sponsors of future architectural research.
  • identify partnerships and networks which will support architectural research.
  • identify research themes in relation to the Government Policy on Architecture and to National Research Priorities.
  • agree upon a course of action to improve the architectural research eco-system on the island of Ireland.

The programme is as follows:

2.30 – 2.40: Opening Remarks: Prof. Hugh Campbell, University College Dublin
2.40 – 3.00: Research Scoping Study in Architecture 2017: Emmett Scanlon, University College Dublin
3.00 – 3.20: Irish Research Council Enterprise Partnership Scheme: Carole Pollard, TU Dublin
3.20 – 3.40: National Policy on Architecture: Dr. Nessa Roche, Senior Architectural Advisor, Department of Culture, Heritage and the Environment
3.40 – 4.00: Coffee Break
4.00 – 5.00: Discussion chaired by Prof. Hugh Campbell

If you are interested in attending please register on Eventbrite.

Conference Reception (5.30-6 pm) – The Belltable Arts Centre, 69 O’Connell Street

Keynote Lecture (6-7.30 pm) – The Belltable Arts Centre, 69 O’Connell Street

Yvonne Farrell, Grafton Architects (Dublin)
The Earth as Client

Conference Dinner (8 pm): At the Cornstore, 19 Thomas Street, Limerick

Friday, 24 January 2020

All day presentations in two parallel sessions. The titles of the individual papers and the sequence of presentations may be subject to change.

Session 1 (9.15–11am): LIFEWORLD – Limerick City Gallery of Art, Pery Square

Hala Younes (Beirut) Geography as alphabet: The experience of the terrain model and other tools

Ka-man Lam (Weimar) Environmentalism and Phenomenology as the Common Task: How may Edmund Husserl’s practical philosophy contribute to Post-sustainability approaches in Architecture

Irénée Scalbert (London) On vernacular architecture: Architecture “of the people, by the people, but not for the people” in times of environmental crisis

Session 2 (9.15–11am): CONTROLLED EXPERIENCE – Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street

Morgan Flynn (Limerick) Made Ground: The image of the Irish landscape as a ‘natural’ place

Sarah Mannion (Dublin) Defining ‘place’ through personification and personalisation: opportunities for representation of landscape

Eimear Tynan (Oslo) Time exposures in the Arctic: Exploring the different temporalities inherent to a site

Phoebe Brady & Sarah Doheny (Dublin) Darting Sounds and Sonic Spaces: alternative narrations of site through sound

Session 3 (11.15am–1pm): ANTHROPOGENIC FIRE – Limerick City Gallery of Art, Pery Square

Donal Lally (Dublin) Immersion: the hearth, the data centre, and dirty matter

Ruairi O’Brien (Dresden/Cairo) Sustainable futures – Light and energy: The need for re-thinking the use of artificial lighting in the built environment

Oliver Kinnane (Dublin) Architecture with the big foot that leaves such a large (unmeasured) print

Miriam Dunn & Graham Petrie (Limerick) AGE: Educating architects in the late Holocene

Session 4 (11.15am–1pm): SOCIAL ECOLOGY – Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street

Sarah Sheridan & Brian Ward (Dublin) Marion Mahony Griffin: Re-covering the Irishness within a trans-national identity

Jack Lehane (Cork) A Grounded Theory Approach to Understanding Participation in Live Projects Abroad

André Tavares (Porto) Fishing Architecture: tracing a complex social ecology

Zhengfeng Wang (Dublin) The Vital City and the Mechanised Space for Meat: The Shanghai Municipal Abattoir in 1933

Lunchtime Presentation (1–2.30pm) – Limerick City Gallery of Art, Pery Square

Lunchtime Presentation in association with ESB Ireland:
Helena Fitzgerald & Rosie Webb (Limerick) “Enabling the co-creation of a future we want to live in”

Session 5 (2.30–4.15pm): DISPLACEMENT / PLACEMAKING – Limerick City Gallery of Art, Pery Square

Gul Kacmaz Erk (Belfast) Sharing the earth: Online existence of young refugees and their spaces

Mary O’Donoghue (Limerick) Not all houses are created equal: using Bourdieu concept of habitus to explore how working-class mothers understand place and home

Orla McKeever (Cork) Implicit Narratives of the City: The city as language and “repository of possibilities”

Anna Ryan (Limerick) The provocation of Kevin Barry’s City of Bohane as an environmental future for Ireland

Session 6 (2.30–4.15 pm): EMERGE / SUBMERGE – Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street

Michael O’Connor (Limerick & London) Never Demolish

Peter Carroll (Dublin/Limerick) Coast as Client: Rebuilding the coastal baths in Dun Laoghaire

Irene Ruiz Bazán & Chiara Occelli (Turin) Dwelling when “the” earth disappeared: The case of the submerged settlements

Carole Pollard (Dublin) Moving Mountains – Power in the Hills: the ESB, Sylvia Crowe and Andy Devane

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Site Visit (10am- 12:30)

ESB, Hydroelectric Power Station, Ardnacrusha
Bus departs at 10am, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Pery Square

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