Re: Re: The unique amongst the ubiquitous- The modern house in suburbia
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Thanks for replying..thats a good start anyway..ive also got the book 20th century architecture in Ireland which features a few houses from Robin Walker and Micheal Scott although they are typically not suituated in very “suburban” contexts, which i might try look at.
I’m interested in understanding these houses as both an architectural study and as a sociological analysis of domestic space in Irish suburbs.
I have come across a Proffessor of sociology at The National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Proffessor Mary Corcoran, who delivered the opening lecture Making sense of place in Irish suburbs, Des/IRE- Designing houses for contemporary Ireland, and would be grateful if anyone knows if there have been any publications released as a result of this conference, as this would appear a great databank of knowledge an debate to feed off.
I am currently reading Home a short History of an Idea- Witold Rybczynski and would be interested in hearing from anyone who has a particular view point on living in an Irish Suburbian Home/House- be those good or bad.