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Irish Architectural Archive

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Irish Architectural Archive

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Saturday 14 October, 11.00am – 5.00pm

Founded in 1976, the Irish Architectural Archive is located in an impressive Georgian townhouse with double frontage of red brick and a fine example of a Doric door case. The house was restored to its original plan by the Office of Public Works in 2003–2004, and updated for use as a best-practice archive facility. While in the Archive visitors will have the opportunity to view the latest exhibition in the Architecture Gallery.

First-come basis: Just turn up and look out for Open House Dublin volunteers.

Designed by: Unknown/OPW Architectural Services (Conservation)
Building Date: c. 1793/2005
Location: 45 Merrion Square, Dublin 2

People like you make Open House Dublin possible!

Open House Dublin is presented by the Irish Architecture Foundation (IAF): a non-profit arts organisation that communicates the value of architecture.

The IAF presents Open House Dublin each year as just one part of a rich and unique offering. Our year-round programme includes exhibitions, talks, film screenings, symposia, competitions, publications, school and community workshops. You can help to secure our future by becoming an IAF member, or simply by donating directly.

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Members enjoy perks which include: beating the OHD queues, private tours, partner discounts; and limited-edition IAF publications and prints. Architects can also claim structured CPD at all IAF events.