With projects from Lima to London, Grafton Architects is known for embedding each building within its own unique context. The studios forward-looking, influential designs have helped elevate modern architecture, cementing Irelands reputation as a design capital. In this talk, architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara will spotlight several civic and institutional works including Milan's Bocconi University, awarded the inaugural World Building of the Year Award at the World Architecture Festival; UTEC University in Lima, Peru, which received the RIBA International Prize in 2016; and ongoing projects for the City of Dublin, London School of Economics and the University of Arkansas. They will also recount their experience as curators of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. This presentation is part of the Irish Consulate Generals Design Month programming throughout February, a celebration of the creative contributions of Irish women in the worlds of architecture, craft, art and music, timed to coincide with St. Brigids Day.
Event Cost: $20, $15 members, $10 students
Event Time: Noon
Age recommendation: Teens, Tweens