Lecture: 1966: A Memorable Year for Irish Architecture? Emerging Georgianism, Exurban Housing and a Garden for Remembrance
22 November 2016, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
DATE: 22/11/2016
“Dr. Ellen Rowley will give a talk on Tuesday, 22 November, at 18:00, about 1966: A Memorable Year for Irish Architecture? discussing the Emerging Georgianism, Exurban Housing and a Garden for Remembrance. A Post-doctoral Fellow at UCD´s School of Architecture and the Heritage Office of Dublin City Council, she is a cultural and architectural historian, educator and writer on 20th century Ireland, educated at Trinity College Dublin and the University of Cambridge. Since 2011, Rowley has led and designed the pioneering inventory project of Dublin´s 20th century architecture, resulting in her editing the book More Than Concrete Blocks: Dublin City´s Twentieth-Century Buildings and their Stories: 1900-40. Her history of Dublin housing, Dublin is Building: Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition, 1930-70, is forthcoming.

Organised by the Modern Irish History Seminar of the University of Edinburgh, Rowley´s talk is free of charge and will take places at the Old Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG - Doorway 4, Room G.13.”

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