Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016

Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016

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At the formation of the new Republic of Ireland, the construction of new infrastructures was seen as an essential element in the building of the new nation. Accordingly, infrastructure became the physical manifestation, the concrete identity of these objectives and architecture formed an integral part of this narrative. Moving between scales and from artefact to context, Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016 provides critical insights and narratives on what is a complex and hitherto overlooked landscape, one which is often as much international as it is Irish. In doing so, it explores the interaction between the universalising and globalising tendencies of modernisation on one hand and the textures of local architectures on the other.Considered functionally obsolete, it was demolished in 1912a€“13 (see Campbell- Smith 2011). 6 Kern (2003) cites the bicycle ... Anon. 1916a. Irish Builder and Engineer. 24 March. Anon. ... Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Connolly, J. 1915a.


Title:Infrastructure and the Architectures of Modernity in Ireland 1916-2016
Author: Dr Gary A Boyd, Mr John McLaughlin
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-08-28
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