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New Institute Members, February 2021

Published: Friday, 26 February, 2021

The Earth Institute is delighted to welcome two new members this month, Dermot Foley and Ellen Rowley! 

Dermot Foley is a landscape architect in private practice and part-time lecturer in UCD Landscape Architecture since 2001. Dermot is a recipient of Europe-40-Under-40 and many other awards across a wide range of project types, including research, conservation and built work. He has interests around issues relating to abandonment, succession, land-use planning and biodiversity and is also interested in the circular economy and the re-use of construction and demolition waste. 

Ellen Rowley is an architectural and cultural historian and a leading scholar of twentieth-century Irish architectural history, with interests in housing in urban Ireland, the architecture of 20th century Catholic Europe, post-war campus architecture and the development of Dublin’s architecture 1970-2000. Ellen was consultant editor of RTÉ Radio 1 (Thomas Davis) lecture series on housing, curator of Dublin’s tenement museum (14 Henrietta Street) as it developed from 2016-2018 and is currently curator of Belfield 50, a programme of events to mark the 50th anniversary of the main move by UCD from Earlsfort Terrace to Belfield.