• Thursday , 17 October 2019

Peter Rice at Queenʼs University Colloquium: Nose to the Ground

Date: 28.02.14

Time: 10:30-17:30

Venue: Elmwood Hall at Queenʼs University, Belfast

The colloquium is part of a series of events hosted by Queenʼs University in collaboration with the Naughton Gallery and Arup to celebrate the life and work of Queenʼs graduate Peter Rice. Rice is widely regarded as Irelandʼs most distinguished structural engineer of the late 20th century.

The ambition of the Colloquium is to provoke discussion, awareness, and hopefully understanding, as to the potential of design and creative thinking to contribute to the development of our society. That contribution might be twofold; firstly the release of human potential being inherently ethical and desirable, and secondly the beneficial role of creativity within a competitive global economy. These two strands impact on the both the immediate design and delivery of a built environment, but perhaps more critically have implications for coming generations in both their development as individuals and their economic well being within society. In this sense all of us have a responsibility as practitioners, commissioning agencies, educationalists, and policy makers, to raise expectations and put in place that which would allow the coming generation to thrive and bloom.

Speakers include:
Gary Boyd, Queenʼs University Belfast
Kevin Barry, NUI Galway
Maud Cotter, Artist
Colin McCrossan, Strategic Investment Board NI John McLaughlin, Architect
Sean OʼLaoire, National College of Art & Design
Rory Olcayto, Architecture Critic
Michael McGarry, Architect, Queenʼs University Belfast
Peter Flynn, Engineer
Ciaran Mackel, Architect, MAG Expert Advisor
Mhairi McVicar, Welsh School of Architecture
Marianne OʼKane Boal, Art & Architecture Critic, MAG Expert Advisor Jenny Russell, University of Ulster, Art & Design Institute
Ruth Morrow, Queenʼs University Belfast
Cany Ash, Architect
John Hill, Engineer, Academic
Adrian Long, Engineer, Academic
Jonathan Mcauley, Engineer
Rory McGowan, Engineer, Arup
Ian McKnight, Architect, MAG,
Don McQuillan, Consulting Engineer
Alan Jones, Queenʼs University Belfast
Des Armstrong, Department of Finance & Personnel
Merrit Bucholz, Architect, School of Architecture University Limerick John Cole, RIBA Procurement Policy
John Dickson Fitzgerald, Architect, MAG Expert Advisor
Stuart Heaney, Department of Finance & Personnel
Gary Jebb, Director of Estates, Queenʼs University Belfast

For further information see: http://peterriceatqueens.com/colloquium-2/

Booking essential see: http://peterriceatqueens.eventbrite.ie

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