Open House Dublin is a unique event, presented by the Irish Architecture Foundation. Over 100 tours, events and workshops invite you to explore the rich architecture of Dublin. As always the events are completely free, with most available on a first-come basis. Follow the Irish Architecture Foundation on Twitter or Facebook for updates. 

Open House Dublin is a unique event, presented by the Irish Architecture Foundation. Over 100 tours, events and workshops invite you to explore the rich architecture of Dublin. As always the events are completely free, with most available on a first-come basis. Follow the Irish Architecture Foundation on Twitter or Facebook for updates. 

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14 October: The Big Housing Debate

This year’s Open Debate brings together a range of speakers and disciplines to discuss the designs, policies and practices we must pursue to meet our housing needs.

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13 October: This Place We Call Home - Talk

The ‘This Place We Call Home’ talk will bring together a range of speakers from the worlds of art, architecture, academia and writing.

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Theme

For our 10th Birthday, we felt the need to tackle a hard issue, one that is very close to us all. This Place We Call Home very simply asks three questions: Where do we live? How do we live? What do we want to live in?

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How it works

Buildings that aren't usually accessible to the public open their doors for one weekend only, with tours provided by expert guides. All OHD tours are completely FREE! For most you can just show up, and for some there are other options and requirements.

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    Open House Junior

    These are our Open House Dublin tours and events specially designed for children, families and young people.

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    Open House Plus

    This exciting part of the Open House Dublin programme includes walks, talks, exhibitions and screenings.

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