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06 June 2009

Cahill, Gerry (b.1951)

Cahill studied at University College Dublin and the Architectural Association, London. Prior to returning to Ireland in 1979. he worked with the London Borough of Camden, Levitt Bernstein Associates and the Royal College...

06 June 2009

Byrne, Patrick (1783-1864)

Studied under Henry Aaron Baker at the Dublin Society Schools. Between 1820 and 1846 he worked as a measurer and then an architect with the Wide Streets Commissioners. After Catholic Emancipation allowed church...

06 June 2009

William Henry Byrne (1844-1917)

Studied under J.J. McCarthy before establishing a partnership with John O’Neill as O’Neill & Byrne in 1869. After the death of O’Neill in 1883, he practised alone as W.H. Byrne until 1902. He...

06 June 2009

William Deane Butler (d. 1857)

Studied under Henry Aaron Baker at the Dublin Society Schools, and was a founding member of the Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland, as well as the Society of Irish Artists. An engineer...

06 June 2009

Butler, Rudolph Maximilian (1872-1943)

Studied in Dublin and in continental Europe before being apprenticed to Walter Doolin, eventually establishing the partnership Doolin, Butler and Donnelly before practising privately. Editor of The Irish Builder from 1899 and one...

06 June 2009

Brennan, James M. (1912-1967)

Studied at University College Dublin, graduating 1938. Began to practise privately in 1937 and collaborated with Michael Scott on the Inchicore Chassis Factory. In the early 1950′s he was appointed Housing Architect with...

06 June 2009

Thomas Burgh (1670-1730)

The son of a Bishop, Thomas Burgh (1670-1730) joined the army like many from a landed background. His first recorded building is the enormous Royal Barracks now Collins Barracks begun in 1701. This...

06 June 2009

Bowden, John (d. 1822)

Served his apprenticeship with Richard Morrison after studying at the Dublin Society Schools, Bowden was architect to the Board of First Fruits of the Church of Ireland from 1813 to 1821. He designed...

06 June 2009

Architecture of Cienfuegos, Cuba

In 2005, UNESCO inscribed the Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos on the World Heritage List, citing Cienfuegos as the best extant example of the 19th-century early Spanish Enlightenment implementation in urban planning. The...