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  • Ó Bolguidhir, Piaras (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    The reality of climate change, today, has conferred an unprecedented importance upon nature, weather and the atmosphere. Climate change is very real, perhaps not as apocalyptic as some have predicted, but nonetheless ...
  • Farrell, Ronan (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
    The objective of this thesis is to explore theatrical space and the cultural relationship of materials as they are experienced by people in rural Ireland. The method involved the investigation of five handball alleys in ...
  • Reidy, Clare (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
    The aim of this thesis is to re-imagine how to treat the river’s edge and introduce new realistic and thoughtful ideas based on different ways of working with water that can help diminish the damage done by the power of ...
  • Hilliard, Alan (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    My thesis investigations are based on ideas of threshold and mediation in architecture. Movement or mediation between distinct places implies thresholds; skin, walls, doors, bridges etc. This mediating geography describes ...
  • Moriarty, Briain (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    This essay initially examines how the body experiences place, and whether through an analysis of this, a new way of adding value to spaces of supermodernity can occur. Spaces of supermodernity include airports, motorways, ...
  • Murphy, Carthage (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
    This thesis argues that the term permanence across its many definitions is particularily relevant to architecture at the beginning of the twenty-first century. It proposes that an understanding of permanence is necessary ...
  • Walsh, Gerard (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    This thesis argues the relevance of social spaces for play and free time. Age appropriate design and the design of social infrastructure are important to architecture and urban design. At an age where they are marginalised, ...
  • Foley, Cornelia (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    My thesis investigation focuses on identifying the qualities, potential and possibilities of ‘in-between’ spaces. The purpose of this investigation is to challenge the notion of ‘non-place’ with which these types of spaces ...
  • Breathnach Hifearáin, Úna (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    My thesis entitled “Reclaiming | constructed Wilderness”, looks simultaneously at the notion of wilderness and of the construction and preservation of such; to create a better reality for our country through proposed ...
  • Corbet, Réidín (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    My architectural project investigates spaces of refuge. From an analysis of the organic structure of seashells, I have chosen to work with the sculpted interior of the vacant Jesuit Church in Limerick. In this space I ...
  • Kelly, Eamonn (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    Simplexity and the City proposes a study of individual elements, their combination as structures, and the networks of physical and virtual structures which define contemporary cities. It is a broad ranging discussion ...
  • Carroll, Shane (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
  • Barriscale, Shane (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
    This year began with a series of primer projects aimed at generating designs that were based on my individual interests. In the early weeks these interests moved from ‘heaviness and lightness’, grids, patterns, composition ...
  • O'Donovan, James (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    The objective of my thesis is to explore the various elements that make structure architecture. Through investigation into thinness, material, span, space and soundscape, I wish to create an architecture which can appeal ...
  • McLaughlin, Michael (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    By the beginning of the twentieth century, 1% of forested landscape was left in Ireland. It consisted of ‘native’ and ‘naturalised’ species. Since then there has been an effort to bring forest cover back. (currently at ...
  • Allen, John (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    Societies in Ireland are at a turning point. The fast and furious economically driven building trade of the past 20 odd years has eventually calmed down. Now we (by ‘we’ I mean people, not just architects) can now move ...
  • Healy, Anna (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
    I’ve been exploring the movement between and through built forms that can free them from being a spatial limit and instead allow them to become a temporal and spatial experience. This experience includes an awareness of ...

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