Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey


The Clarkson Chair in Architecture

O’Donnell + Tuomey is a studio-based practice, with offices in Dublin, Cork and London. Committed to the craft and culture of architecture, they have been involved with urban design, cultural, social and educational projects at home and abroad. The practice has a reputation for its engagement with complex urban situations and sensitive landscapes.

They have completed schools and universities, theatres and cinemas, community centres and social housing, art galleries and libraries in Ireland, the UK and on the European mainland.

They have exhibited six times at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Winners of more than 120 awards, their completed buildings include the regeneration of Dublin’s Temple Bar (with Group 91) and its Irish Film Institute and National Photography Centre, Glucksman Gallery Cork, Timberyard Housing Dublin, Irish Language Cultural Centre Derry, Sean O’Casey Community Centre Dublin, Lyric Theatre Belfast, The Photographers’ Gallery London, LSE Student Centre, Central European University Budapest and UCC Student Centre.

Wednesday, April 10

6-7:30 p.m. | 403 Hayes

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The School of Architecture and Planning is an AIA CES Approved Provider. This course is AIA CES Registered and approved for 1 Learning Unit (LU).

Photo of Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey by Al Higgins.

O’Donnell+Tuomey. Dublin, Ireland;  Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey, photo credit: Al Higgins.

They are working on a new cultural quarter under construction at the Olympic Park in East London, including new buildings for V&A East Museum and Sadler’s Wells Dance Theatre. Current projects include an Academic Library for TU Dublin, Swords Cultural Quarter, a new School of Architecture for the University of Liverpool, and a number of social housing projects for Dublin City Council.