Lectures: 71 Conferences and talks

Architecture without concepts – from post modernism to neo-realism by Sean Griffiths

19 March 2019 5:00 pm at SAUL Studio

Sean Griffiths will trace themes that informed his work over the last 25 years. He will discuss the work of his former practice FAT, his practice as a teacher and his current work as an installation artist. The lecture will consider the nature of architectural meaning. It will show how the mediated significations of Post Modernism can make way for a re-engagement with the idea of “truth”.

The Way We Work: Emmett Scanlon

5 March 2019 5:00 pm at SAUL Studio (CG-042)

Emmet is an Architect, Academic, and Curator, based in Dublin (and part of the team at the Venice Biennale 2018).

Questions the World is Asking of Architecture: René Boer

4 December 2018 5:00 pm at SAUL Studio

Photo: Johannes Schwartz 2018 Self-built family home on Amsterdam’s squatted ADM terrain.

In Conversation, Grainne Hassett & Sarah Glennie

5 April 2017 6:30 pm at IMMA, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, The Royal Hospital, Kilmainham

Grainne Hassett, founding architect of The Calais Builds Project and Sarah Glennie, Director, IMMA - reflect on some of the most pertinent issues arising out of the The Calais Builds Project that continue to drive Hassett’s work as an architect and educator as well as her ideas on the ethical responsibilities of architects and society at large, to contribute to the global refugee crisis.

Japanese Traditional Houses: Climate Space Society by Prof. Masao Noguchi, Tokyo University of the Arts

21 March 2017 5:00 pm at SAUL Studio

Japanese Traditional Houses are closely connected with a severe local climate, timber construction and social status. They reflect the spatial hierarchy and the real life of 18th and 19th century Japan. Specific house types including those of rich merchant, farmers and shipbuilders will illustrate the high sophistication of their architecture

Open Source Prosthetics by Jen Owen of E-nable

22 November 2016 6:00 pm at Fab Lab Limerick (No. 7 Rutland Street)

e-NABLE is a global open source prosthetics community. Co-founder Jen Owen is coming from Seattle to share e-NABLE story with us

Fred Scott, On Altering Architecture

17 November 2016 6:30 pm at SAUL Studio (CG-042)

‘The only question is, how much can I change the building?’ - Julian Powell Tuck

Building Structures – Calais Refugee Camp by Grainne Hassett

2 November 2016 5:00 pm at Jean Monet Lecture Theatre, University of Limerick

Senior lecturer at SAUL Grainne Hassett to present her work Building and Breaking Structures at the Calais Refugee camp.

Lectures@SAUL 2016 by Tanja Poppelreuter

1 November 2016 5:00 pm at SAUL Studio

Tanja Poppelreuter is Lecturer in the History and Theory of Architecture in the Belfast School of Architecture at Ulster University and previously at Auckland University, New Zealand. She holds a PhD in Art History and has extensively researched the prevalent ideologies of the early twentieth century that sought to reform mankind through architecture.

Myth of Progress by Elizabeth Hatz

18 October 2016 1:00 pm at SAUL Studio

Reflections on Georg Henrik von Wright’s thinking and its possible implications for architecture