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Paul Clerkin

Put people first by design, says civic leader
Archiseek / Ireland / News / 2007 / April 30

The Irish Examiner

John X Miller, the head of Cork’s Civic Trust, a non-profit voluntary organisation dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the city’s architectural heritage and environment, made the comments at the launch of his new book Emerging Cork on Friday night. It captures in photographs the cutting-edge architecture which has changed the face of the city. It highlights the impact of many of the newest buildings — some up to seven years old but others which have yet to be opened. It features striking images from some of the city’s top professional photographers, including Janice O’Connell, Kevin Dwyer and Tony O’Connell, who also acted as photographic adviser. It also includes artists’ impressions of projects under construction. The images focus mainly on the outside of the buildings, highlighting their architectural impact. However, interior elements, which Mr Miller said were crucial in many ways to achieving work-life balance, have also been included.

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