Date: Wednesday 16 November, 6.30pm
Venue: First Floor of CCAE, 9/10 Copley Street, Cork
Free Admission. All welcome
The Cork Centre for Architectural Education (CCAE) Architecture Society presents Part IV of Guest Lecture Series; Director of A2 Architects, Peter Carroll.
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Peter Carroll is a Senior Lecturer at SAUL and Director of A2 Architects since 2005. He was Course Director at SAUL from 2010-14. He was Treasurer of DoCoMoMo Ireland from 2010-2014 during which time he led an international architecture competition for Limerick City of Culture for the re-imagining of Ranks Silo in the 21st Century. He was Editor of five issues of ‘Building Material’, the journal of The Architectural Association of Ireland from 2000-2002. He has also co-directed the annual SAUL Intelligence Unit research projects including ‘One City’, ‘One Island’, ‘SNN+’, ‘Limerick Pilot Schools Inventory’, ‘Limerick Smarter Travel’ and ‘Georgian Lab’.
Peter was an elected RIAI Council member from 2012-2014. His practice has won a number of awards including Best House in the RIAI Irish Architecture Awards 2016, Best Public Space / Urban Design for ‘Granby Park, Dublin’ in the RIAI Irish Architecture Awards 2014, Best House for ‘Seaside House, Co. Louth’ in the RIAI Irish Architecture Awards 2011, Best Education Building for ‘Eurocampus, Dublin’ in the RIAI Irish Architecture Awards 2009 and Best House Extension for ‘One-Up, One-Down, One-Deep’ in the RIAI Irish Architecture Awards 2008. Most recently the practice in collaboration with John Gerrard Artist was nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2015 for ‘Pulp Press, Kistefos, Norway’.