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Architecture UW

Posted by on July 8, 2017 – 02:19 pm

Architecture UW

208 Gould Architecture includes the study of building design, representation, computing, structures, construction materials, environmental control systems, history, theory, and professional practice. In its teaching, research, practice, and community engagement, the department addresses the traditions of architecture within the context of social and technological change, a legacy of craft in the making of architecture, an activist and community-based design process, and the principles of ethical action to address human and environmental concerns…

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Architects Ireland

Posted by on May 29, 2017 – 12:17 pm

Architects Ireland

Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland (O’Donnell + Tuomey) © WikiCommons O’Donnell + Tuomey Set to receive the Royal Gold Medal award for 2015 – the world’s most prestigious architecture award established by RIBA – O’Donnell + Tuomey stand at the forefront of contemporary Irish architecture. By carefully considering each building’s functionality in their designs, they achieve new levels of experience. For instance, a window is not just there to allow light to penetrate the building, but is formed in such a way that will give visitors a particular…

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Architectural Salvage Ireland

Posted by on April 23, 2017 – 08:41 am

Architectural Salvage Ireland

Salvage yards have always been fertile hunting grounds for builders, architects and restoration buffs. In the past decade they have become equally popular with homeowners in pursuit of unique interior finds and building supplies at knock-down prices. “It all kicked off when television shows like Grand Designs started inspiring people to think outside the box. Now everyone wants to use reclaimed materials or upcycled fixtures to add a bit of character to their house, ” says Nigel Wilson of Wilsons Yard in Co Down. Wilsons was recently named Best…

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Architecture jobs Ireland

Posted by on March 14, 2017 – 05:16 am

Architecture jobs Ireland

Architects design buildings such as schools, hospitals, churches, hotels, train stations and skyscrapers as well as private houses. They work to ensure they are functional, safe and suit the needs of the people who use them, as well as aesthetically pleasing. In its broadest sense, the term architect refers to a person who translates a user’s practical and stylistic requirements into a functional built environment. Work activities Discussing the objectives, requirements and budget of a project with the client. Providing various pre-design services…

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Architects in Northern Ireland

Posted by on January 19, 2017 – 12:40 am

Architects in Northern Ireland

Patrick Bradley Architects is a RIBA / Multi Award Winning design led practice creating architecture throughout the UK and Ireland with offices both in Maghera, Northern Ireland and London. Patrick Bradley established the practice in 2008 and most recently has gained attention from the public after appearing on Channel 4’s Grand Designs and House of the Year. Subsequently the featured house ‘Grillagh Water’ designed by Patrick Bradley Architects has gone on to win several awards regionally and nationally. Since the practice was established, it has…

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Courses to take in University

Posted by on November 29, 2016 – 06:20 pm

Courses to take in University

Choose from thousands of academic courses in more than 100 subject areas taught year-round by Columbia’s faculty, and study alongside matriculated Columbia students. Click on a subject area below to view a list of courses. Admitted students may register for any course for which they are prepared—i.e., any noted prerequisites must be fulfilled. A number of classes are offered after 5:00 PM, for those students who work during the day. In over-enrolled courses, Columbia degree candidates often have priority over non-degree students. Admittance into…

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Architecture of Ireland

Posted by on November 21, 2016 – 05:40 pm

Architecture of Ireland

Art and Architecture of Ireland is an authoritative and fully illustrated account of the art and architecture of Ireland from the early Middle Ages to the end of the 20th century. The e-version of Art and Architecture of Ireland is now available for free on jstor.org for public libraries and universities on the island of Ireland. The volumes explore all aspects of Irish art and architecture – from high crosses to installation art, from Georgian houses to illuminated manuscripts, from watercolours and sculptures to photography, oil paintings, video…

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Festival in London

Posted by on November 7, 2016 – 04:45 pm

Festival in London

The V&A houses one of the world s greatest collections of decorative arts, in such varied fields as ceramics, sculpture, portrait miniatures and photography. Among the highlights are the British Galleries 1500-1900, which are arranged chronologically to trace the history of British design from the reign of Henry V to that of Queen Victoria. The major names of each era are highlighted, from Chippendale to Morris, Adam to Mackintosh, and alongside the displays of furniture, textiles, dress, ceramics, glass, jewellery, prints, paintings and…

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Heritage Ireland

Posted by on October 16, 2016 – 07:55 pm

Heritage Ireland

The Heritage Card provides for free admission to all fee-paying State managed OPW Heritage Sites located throughout the country for one year from the date of first use (with the exception of Muckross Traditional Farms, Killarney). At certain locations, parking facilities and ancillary services are provided by other bodies or agencies. There may be a charge for the use of such services. Any such charges are separate to and are not covered by the Heritage Card. The cards cost as follows: Adult €25.00. Senior €20.00 (60 years and over). Student/Child…

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AAI Ireland

Posted by on October 2, 2016 – 06:25 pm

AAI Ireland

On the occasion of the 500-year anniversary of the first publication of Thomas More’s work ‘Utopia’, the theme for this year’s AAI 2nd Year week long architectural competition is ‘Utopia’. ‘Utopia is never realized and yet it is indispensable to stimulate change’. Henri Lefebvre (1991). The challenge is to chose any Utopian City Plan and analyse the social and design possibilities inherent in its underlying values. As More’s Utopia is structured as “Book I” and its contrast in “Book II”, the Task is to prepare a twin collage, or diptych, that represent…

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