Friday 2nd October 2015: The second in a series of exploratory evening lectures aimed at raising awareness of Limerick’s unique built heritage takes place on Tuesday 13th October in the Woodlands House Hotel, Adare, at 8pm.
Publish Date: Friday 2nd October 2015
The second in a series of exploratory evening lectures aimed at raising awareness of Limerick’s unique built heritage takes place on Tuesday 13th October in the Woodlands House Hotel, Adare, at 8pm.
Michael O’Connor, the founder of Praxis Design will give an insight into how modern architecture can create innovative solutions to the needs of modern living. O'Connor's design work on CK House in Castleconnell was recently "Commended" in the Best House category in the Irish Architecture Awards 2015.
Organised and funded by Limerick City and County Council, the built heritage lecture series takes place over five evenings and looks at a variety of architecture through the ages including the earliest houses from pre-history in Lough Gur, the great castles and the range of medieval art and architecture in the region.
The lectures also consider contemporary domestic designs of 21st century Limerick and for the first time, the value of buildings and structures to mammals and birds in terms of supporting biodiversity.
Organised bi-annually by the Council, the programme is determined by a multi-disciplinary team of Council professionals comprising of the City and County Archaeologist, the Conservation Officer, the Heritage Officer and a Planner.
The free lectures commenced Tuesday 29th September at 8pm in the Woodlands Hotel Adare and continues fortnightly until November 24th. Brochures are being made available at local libraries, and from Customer Services, in the Councils municipal offices in Merchant’s Quay, Dooradoyle, Rathkeale, Kilmallock and Newcastle West and other locations in the Limerick.
Visit www.limerick.ie/council/heritage-events-and-competitions for further information.