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Grafton Architects

03 November 2009

Grafton Architects talk in the National Gallery

A talk by Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects will take place in the National Gallery of Ireland on Thursday 12 November at 6.30pm. The architects will discuss their design for...

06 October 2009

RIBA announces Farrell and McNamara as recipients of International Fellowships

The Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) Council today approved ten new International Fellowships of the RIBA. International Fellowships reward the particular contributions non-UK architects have made to architecture. The lifetime honour, conferred...

06 June 2009

McNamara, Shelley

Studied at University College Dublin, graduating 1974. Established Grafton Architects with Yvonne Farrell in 1977. A member of Group ’91 Architects, she has taught at University College Dublin since 1976 and has lectured...

06 June 2009

Yvonne Farrell

Studied at University College Dublin, graduating 1974. Established Grafton Architects in 1977 with Shelley McNamara, whose work together has received numerous awards and has been published extensively internationally and exhibited at Dublin, London,...

06 June 2009

Cleary, Shay (b.1951)

Studied at University College Dublin, graduating 1974. Worked with Marcel Breuer and Candilis Josic Woods in Paris and with Neave Brown at the Camden Borough Council in London before returning to Dublin in...

20 April 2009

Which foreign word best captures our feelings at this jittery moment?

Especially for people in Ireland, schadenfreude as the big fish flounder, angst in the wake of the Budget, ennui as the excuses drag on, all apply. But running counter to the thud, the...

12 February 2009

Finalists for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture include Grafton Architects

The European Commission and the Fundacia³ Mies van der Rohe announced today the finalists for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2009, one of the most...

13 November 2008

UL gets permission for Grafton Architects’ Medical School

The University of Limerick has received planning permission from Clare County Council to build its €12M medical school across the Shannon from the main campus. It is hoped that construction will begin on...

01 November 2008

Praise for Irish firm’s design

The new Irish-designed faculty building for Bocconi University in Milan, which won the World Building of the Year award last weekend, has become “a symbol of our city and its ability to renew...