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PechaKucha Presentation

6 Decades of Irish Landscape

PRESENTED ON APR 22, 2015
IN DUBLIN @ VOL 7

Nicola Ryan and Gráinne Dunne set up Studio Red Architects in 2008 after working for Gilroy McMahon and DTA Architects respectively. Shane Coyle joined the firm in 2014.

'We place utmost importance on sensitive and project-specific design. We know that strong communication and working closely with contractors and craftspeople will deliver beautiful buildings.

We understand that Architecture is about relationships – primarily the relationship between the building and its users – and also the relationship between building and its surroundings – be that rural, suburban or urban.  As Architects we are instrumental in the success of those relationships.'

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Phytoremediation and Landscape Architecture

BY ANNA SIECZAK
@ DESIGN FRINGE POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 03, 2015

Anna Sieczak is a landscape architect presenting the process of cleaning the soil through plants, known as a phytoremediation and its advantages when combined with landscape architecture for a regeneration of contaminated sites.

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Green Spaces and Urban Acupuncture

BY ESTHER GERRARD
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 22, 2015

In "Green Spaces and Urban Acupuncture" From PechaKucha Night Dublin Vol. 8, based on her previous research, Landscape Architect Esther Gerrard talks about her ideas regarding "green spaces" and "urban acupuncture" to explore how they can be utilized to view public space differently. 

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Fenced In

BY MANCHÁN MAGAN
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 22, 2015

 

Manchán Magan, writer and documentary-maker. shares his fascination with gates.

He writes occasionally for The Irish Times, reports weekly on travel for The Right Hook, and has presented dozens of documentaries on issues of world culture for TG4, RTÉ  & Travel Channel. He lives in his oak forest in a self-made hovel in the bogs of Ireland. www.manchan.com   

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The Growdome Project

BY NIALL O'BRIEN
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 24, 2015

Niall O'Brien shares the Grow Dome Project , which aims to empower communities sustainably and socially. Dublin's first geodesic grow dome in the heart of Dublin 8 is an intensive all-year-round sustainable food production tool, an arts and music exhibition space, a community meeting and education area, and an iconic artwork in its own right – all at the same time. Our prototype is nearing completion and the plan is to build 40 domes in the next 5 years.

 

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What is Irish Food?

BY HARRY COLLEY
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 24, 2015

Formed in 2014 by Cúán Greene and Harry Colley, Dublin Pop Up is an innovative and exciting fine dining events company which has shaken up the Dublin dining scene. Their food, which is hosted in a number of unconventional spaces such as galleries, defunct delis and donated spaces around Ireland’s capital city, has garnered the attention of food writers, brands and fans alike. The two cooks have put their own spin on contemporary Irish cuisine, incorporating influences from indigenous ingredients and European design.

 

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Sculpture in the Landscape

BY GARY HAYGOOD
IN JACKSON, MS

With a landscape architect's eye, Gary Haygood takes us through a selection of outdoor sculptures .

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Thirty Three Trees

BY JIMI SHIELDS
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 24, 2015

TTT - (thirtythreetrees), established in 2004 by Jimi Shields + Maria Vlahos and based in Dublin City, is a multi-disciplinary design practice with a particular emphasis on landscape architecture and garden design. 

Through the example of 4 x completed works and one current project, TTT chose to explore reflecting to propose: as a creative practice we are sowing and reaping simultaneously, all of the time. TTT presented one small segment of this continuum.

TTT collaborate with Ireland’s leading architecture practices, contributing to numerous award winning projects and have exhibited widely, including the Venice Architecture Biennale 2010. Jimi and Maria have been invited to speak at schools of architecture throughout Ireland with Jimi currently undertaking a series of Landscape Theory and Practice lectures at Cork University.

 

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Personal observations of Dublin

BY GREGORY DUNN
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 02, 2015

Gregory Dunn has been working on personal photographic and film projects for a number of years documenting various aspects of Ireland with a particular interest in the unconsidered. Having successfully completed a course at Ballyfermot College of Further Education in Television Operations and Production he now works primarily in the field of documentary television.

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Landscape Design in the Dry Tropics

BY HYWEL JONES
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

Hywel Jones is a local Landscape Architect based in Townsville.  He is a passionate advocate for locally responsive landscape design with a focus on maximising the use of shade trees.