Home Edition 2020 – Talk #35


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Home Edition 2020 

Let’s keep the cultural life alive!  As a consequence of Covid-19, our social and cultural life has been reduced to a minimum and we all need to adapt to this unprecedented situation. Since we have a commitment with you, with the architecture scene, we came up with this new idea that is meant to lift your spirits and provide you with some genuine inspiration – at your home. Therefore, from Monday, March 23rd, onwards, each day at 7 p.m. we will be sharing one of the unique talks from the previous 35 events that we have held during the last 5 years.

TALK #35: Sheila O’Donnell 
This talk is presented by our friends of swissFineLine.

About Sheila O’Donnell

Sheila O’Donnell established O’Donnell +Tuomey with John Tuomey in 1988. She graduated from University College Dublin in 1976, when she moved to London. She has retained an involvement in the world of London architecture through teaching, external examining, exhibiting work, lecturing and as a member of the RIBA Awards group. In recent years O’Donnell + Tuomey have been commissioned to make work in London, building the Photographers’ Gallery and LSE Student Centre and are now working on a new museum for the V&A and a dance theatre and academy for Sadler’s Wells. She has been a lecturer in Architectural design in UCD since 1981 and a Professor since 2016. She has taught and lectured at schools of Architecture in Europe, Japan and the USA. She is an Honorary fellow of the American Institute of Architects. In 2015 she was joint recipient with John Tuomey of the RIBA Royal Gold Medal and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Brunner Prize. www.odonnell-tuomey.ie

AnA Copenhagen 02 – One year after Architects, not Architecture held their first event in Copenhagen, our uncommon event format returned to Denmark at Queen’s Hall, Royal Library, on October 10th with Sheila O’Donnell, Morten Schmidt and Dan Stubbergaard.

This talk is presented by swissFineLine. 
Just as our speakers do in their talks, swissFineLine focuses on absolute transparency. This is why the architectural office of Dirk Henning Braun used their products for this villa near Düsseldorf, where an essential aspect of architectural design is the transparency of the house. A single-family house which does not comply with the standard.

The filigree sliding windows with their highly insulating aluminum edging that fits seamlessly into walls, floors and ceilings connect the exterior with the interior on the ground floor. The architects used the electrically operated panoramic windows as a substitute for walls and thus created a continuous space. This futuristic home is the architectural proof that with the right products there is unlimited design freedom and maximum comfort. swissFineLine offers over-size windows and, thanks to their skilled team’s creativity, customized versions of their products to help you make the impossible possible. Check out their different system versions: www.swissfineline.ch

Virtual Feedback Cards for the Speaker

Dear viewer,
Maybe you have never attended our events, but perhaps know this already. Your effort is required! As the speakers share many of their personal experiences with us, we would like to present them a special gift, now digitally.

Please write into the text box below what you enjoyed most about the talk. Our goal is to present each speaker with personal feedback cards, as we do at our events. At our events, we collect the cards right before we start with the round-table-discussion and hand them over in a box at the end of the event.

Please participate! Our speakers love it and we want to continue with this tradition.

Here, we will collect the messages and forward them via e.mail to our speaker:

Check some of the pictures of the event:

You can find the full gallery here: www.architectsnotarchitecture.com/dk02

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