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Yvonne Farrell - Shelley McNamara. Grafton Architects

Grafton Architects was established in 1978. Directors Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara are both graduates of UCD, are Fellows of the RIAI, are International Honorary Fellows of the RIBA and are elected members of Aosdána, the eminent Irish Art organisation.

Teachers at the School of Architecture at University College Dublin from 1976 to 2002, they have been visiting professors at Accademia d’Archittettura, Mendrisio, EPFL, Lausanne, held the Kenzo Tange chair at GSD Harvard and the Louis Kahn chair at Yale University.

They have been external examiners at numerous universities including Cambridge University and The London Metropolitan School of Architecture. As well as public lectures in Dublin and abroad, including the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin and the Royal Academy in London, they have lectured widely in European and American Schools of Architecture.

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara. 2020 PRITZKER ARCHITECTURE PRIZE

Chris M. Baribeau. modus studio

modus studio. Originally founded in 2008, modus studio is a LEED Platinum certified architectural studio and fabrication shop rooted in Northwest Arkansas, formed by 26 people. Their shop and studio opens to the public on a regular basis for educational lectures, hands-on workshops, and professional collaborations. They constitute a collective that aims to bridge the design profession with architecture, graphic, prototyping, and fabrication work. They are interested in simple, low-tech design solutions that improve life quality of people.



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