UCD at La Biennale di Venezia, 16th International Architecture Exhibition


On May 24th and 25th the preview of the 2018 Venice Biennale of Architecture, the largest and most prestigious global showcase of architecture, took place at the Giardini and the Arsenale, before opening to the public for six months on Saturday, May 26th, 2018.

This event is being curated by Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell both graduates of UCD and winners of its 2014 Alumni Award, as well as being former lecturers they are current Adjunct Professors at UCD Architecture.

Two of the core team of three taken on to deliver the project (the spaces for exhibition to be curated are equivalent in size to O’Connell St), Alice Clancy and Emmett Scanlon, are Assistant Professors at UCD. Among the exhibitors at this prestigious event twenty-three are UCD Alumni, ten of whom are currently teaching in the UCD Architecture Programme.

UCD is incredibly proud of their graduates and faculty, here are just a few …

Shelly and Yvonne
Emmet Scanlon
Study Architecture
Sheila O'Donnell and John Tuomey
Photograph by Amelia Stein
Hugh Campbell
Alice Clancy
Michael Pike and Grace Keeley
Orla Murphy
Donaghy Dimond