Berlin Palace Exhibition and Panel Disucssion

The Irish Architectural Archive, with the support of the German Embassy in Dublin, is hosting an exhibition on the proposal by the Humboldt Forum Foundation Berlin to reinstate the demolished Berlin Palace in the heart of Berlin as a site for world culture.The proposal is regard as one of Germany’s most significant cultural projects, and the Germany Embassy views the presentation of the exhibition in Dublin as an important contribution to Ireland’s EU Presidency. The exhibition will open on Thursday 17 January 2013 and run for 4 weeks. It be accompanied by a lecture series and a panel discussion featuring Prof Franco Stella, the competition-winning architect for the project,  on Friday 18 Janu

ary 2013 at 6.30 pm in the Edmund Burke Theatre, TCD.

Noel Moffett and Berlin Palace Exhibitions

The Irish Architectural Archive reading room is open again after the Christmas break. Our Noel Moffett Centenary Exhibition continues in the Architecture Gallery ( and the accompanying lecture series starts on Tuesday 22 Jan ( Later this month we will be presenting an exhibition on the proposed reinstatement of the Berlin Palace by the Humboldt Forum Berlin; this will also be accompanied by a lecture series and a panel discussion on Friday 18 January in the Edmund Burke Theatre, TCD, on the topic ‘Reconstructing lost buildings: the Berlin Palace as a model for Ireland?’ (see Admission is free.

Merrion Square 250

Coming soon to the Irish Architectural Archive Architecture Gallery:

Merrion Square 250. An exhibition of drawings from the National Archives of Ireland at the Irish Architectural Archive to mark the 250th anniversary of the creation of Merrion Square.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a series of lectures reflecting on Merrion Square and its architecture.