All posts by: OHC

Making Ireland Modern: The Pavilion of Ireland, curated by Gary A Boyd and John McLaughlin

Saturday 1st October 10:00 – 17:00 Making Ireland Modern explores the relationship between architecture, infrastructure and technology in the building of a new nation. Constructed as an open matrix of drawings, photographs, models and other artefacts, the exhibition presents ten infrastructural episodes – Negation, Electricity, Health, Transportation, Television, Aviation, Education, Telecommunications, Motorways, Data – spanning […]

A Walking Tour of Cork’s Architectural Pub Trail

Local Architect Gareth O’Callaghan will lead an architecturally themed pub walking tour across the city centre, drawing attention to some of the city’s most architecturally interesting imbibing establishments while also making time for a tipple or two along the way — alas, the price of drinks is not included, so bring your pocket book! Maps […]

Sketching Tour of MacCurtain Street

Sunday 2nd October Tour 1 @11:30-13:30 | Tour 2 @14.00-16:00 CCAE and CIT Architecture Lecturer Jim Harrison will lead a sketching tour along MacCurtain Street aimed at anyone with an interest in its rich mix of buildings, who would love to extend their knowledge through drawing. Jim will explain how different ways of drawing using perspective […]

A Walking Tour of Cork’s 20th Century Architecture

Saturday 1st October 15:00-16:00 Cork’s rich architectural tapestry boasts a unique blend of historical influences. From her roots as 6th-9th century monastic settlement, 9th-12th century Viking trading settlement, 13th-16th century Anglo-Norman city, and rich and bustling 17th, 18th and 19th century shipping city, the architecture of modern-day Cork has a deep connection to the city’s […]

Making Art and Architecture Together

Sunday 2nd October 15:00-17:00 The Lewis Glucksman Gallery will host an artist-led architecturally themed workshop for children (and perhaps those who are simply young at heart!), in one of the city’s most celebrated modern buildings. Led by practicing artists, this fun and interactive event invites those taking part to learn all about the making of […]

City Centre Docklands Walking Tour

Sunday 2nd October 12.00-13.00 City Conservation Officer Pat Ruane will lead a tour showcasing the all-too-often overlooked industrial heritage of the city centre docklands, drawing particular attention to the Bonded Warehouses at Custom House Quay, the silos and the former railway infrastructure. We begin at Albert Quay, taking in views of the Bonded Warehouses as […]

Opening Night Launch

Friday 30th September 18:00-20:00 We are delighted to host what we hope will be a wonderful evening of discussion centered on collaborative work that moves beyond conventional architectural practice . Our speakers include architects, John McLaughlin and James O’Donovan, who collaborated on the design of the Irish Pavilion for Venice 2014 and will discuss their experience […]

3D Printing & Exhibition by Students of Cork Institute of Technology (CIT)

Saturday 1st October 10:00-17:00 CIT’s Architecture Department will open the doors of the Architecture Factory to provide visitors with an opportunity to experience 3D printing, and to view an exhibition of building sketches from around Cork produced by the Institute’s architecture students. A number of short documentaries on design will also be aired in rotation, […]

EVENT NO LONGER RUNNING: “Space and Place: Interpreting the City and its Architecture”: An Exhibition by Students of the Cork Centre of Architectural Education (CCAE)

NO LONGER RUNNING In this exhibition, the Bachelor of Architecture students of the Cork Centre of Architectural Education (CCAE) present a number of area studies featuring places of architectural interest across Cork City. Focusing on distinct areas of the city each group has carefully curated an assemblage of work to guide visitors on a journey […]

“The Destruction of Memory” @ the Gate Cinema

Saturday 1st October 11:30-13:30 In association with Cork Film festival and the Gate Cinema Cork, we are delighted to host a screening of the acclaimed The Destruction of Memory, directed by Tim Slade. Based on the book of the same name by Robert Bevan, this evocative and visually striking documentary tells the story of the […]