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The Presence Of The Past: Conference Proceedings, Barry Sheehan Oct 2009

The Presence Of The Past: Conference Proceedings, Barry Sheehan

Books/Book Chapters

Is architecture design? Where does it begin? Where does it end? With every iconic architect comes an iconic chair. Mies Van Der Rohe's Barcelona Chair, Aalto's Artek stool. Where is the furniture by Irish Architects? As Irish architecture has become internationally recognised what has happened to our furniture? Is furniture design oflittle interest to current Irish architects and will this change with the current market conditions?


Creativity And Structure In Irish Architectural Practices: An Exploration Of The Symbiotic Relationship Between Structure And Creativity In Irish Architectural Practices With International Offices, Aine Rooney Jan 2009

Creativity And Structure In Irish Architectural Practices: An Exploration Of The Symbiotic Relationship Between Structure And Creativity In Irish Architectural Practices With International Offices, Aine Rooney

Dissertations

This enquiry is concerned with exploring creativity within Irish architectural practices with overseas offices. Specifically, the thesis seeks to determine how strategic choices in relation to structure can deliver competitive advantage through increased organisational creativity. In gathering data and reviewing the findings from the research, the study ultimately seeks to develop recommendations for best practice guidelines for optimal organisational structure for Irish architectural practices which supports creativity. In doing so it seeks to solve a real world problem, significantly contributing to professional practice in the area. The current status of the sector in Ireland is presented in order to outline ...