Space for Architecture
Public lecture hosted by LSE Cities in partnership with LSE Estates
16 June 2014 6.30 – 8.30pm | The Venue, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, LSE
O’Donnell + Tuomey won the LSE international architectural competition for the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre in June 2009. Five years later, with the building completed and the Student Centre thriving in use, Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey will discuss the ideas behind their architectural design.
Speakers: Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey established O’Donnell + Tuomey in 1988. The practice has developed an international reputation for cultural, social and educational buildings including the Irish Film Centre, Ranelagh School, Furniture College, Letterfrack, Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Timberyard Social Housing and the Lyric Theatre in Belfast. Both lecture in University College Dublin and have taught at a number of schools of architecture in the UK and USA including AA, Cambridge, Princeton, Harvard, Syracuse and Buffalo Universities.
Chair: Ricky Burdett is Professor of Urban Studies and Director of LSE Cities.
The lecture will be followed by the book launch of ‘Space for Architecture the work of O’Donnell + Tuomey’.
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Co-hosted by LSE Estates