Re: Re: Postmodern architecture in Ireland

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Martin Ryan Institute for Marine Science, NUI Galway?

‘postmodernism was a movement in the 80’s and 90’s mainly in ireland which used references and motifs from ancient greece, rome etc. in a playful manner’

Only references to ancient rome and greece?: surely it also includes any reference to local traditional styles – my understanding was that that was what made contemporary Galway the embodiment of postmodern pastiche (old pseudo-land)- the synthesis of new architectural materials and styles with references to traditional-local elements also.

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