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Ms Livia Hurley

Ms

Livia Hurley

Design Fellow
School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy
University College Dublin, School of Architecture Planning and Environmental Policy, Richview Sch of Architecture Belfield Dublin 4

BIO

I am a Design Fellow at the School of Architecture where I teach architectural design studio and lecture in history and theory at undergraduate level. I also supervise research on the Master of Architecture (MArch) programme. In 2016/17, I was nominated for a UCD Teaching & Learning Award for Teaching Excellence and I have been an invited critic to CCAE, SAUL and TU Dublin (DIT). Following graduation from DIT in 1992, I practiced architecture in Berlin and Madrid for ten years before returning to Dublin to work in the field of architectural conservation, eventually establishing my own architectural heritage consultancy. In 2008 I completed an MLitt at Trinity College Dublin and was the recipient of the Irish Georgian Society Award for my work. My research interests are largely focussed on urban history and the industrial environment and I am currently undertaking a PhD on the history of Irish breweries at the School of Art History, UCD. I have lectured and published widely on Irish architecture and I am one of five editors and principal authors of ‘Architecture 1600-2000’, Volume IV of the Art and Architecture of Ireland project (RIA & Yale University Press, 2014). My second co-edited volume is ‘The Building Site in Eighteenth-century Ireland’ (Four Courts Press, 2017) with Dr Edward McParland (TCD). My work on Irish architecture has been awarded several research grants and I have successfully raised funding for publishing under the Irish Government Policy on Architecture. In 2018, I was invited to collaborate with Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara (Grafton Architects), Curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, Biennale Architettura Venice, FREESPACE, and I also participated as a contributor to the Irish national pavilion. Subsequent to that, I was a part of the curatorial team for the exhibition – ‘Close Encounter: Meetings with Remarkable Buildings’, a Special Section of the Biennale, at the Glucksman Gallery in Cork and Visual in Carlow, 2019. I am a peer assessor (Architecture) for the Arts Council of Ireland, and Chair of the Irish Georgian Society Conservation Awards Jury.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN APPOINTMENTS

  • Design Fellow in Architecture
    University College Dublin, School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy, Dublin, Ireland10 Sep 2018

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Design Fellow in Architecture
    University College Dublin, School of Architecture, Planning & Environmental Policy, Ireland10 Sep 2018
  • Occasional Lecturer and Tutor
    University College Dublin, School of Architecture, Planning & Environmental Policy, Ireland27 Jan 2014 - 9 Sep 2018
  • Research Assistant: Modernist Memory: Architecture and Identity in the Federal Republic of Germany
    University College Dublin2 Jan 2012 - 21 Dec 2012
  • Occasional Lecturer and Tutor
    University College Dublin, School of Art History & Cultural Policy, Dublin, Ireland9 Jan 2012 - 9 Dec 2013
  • Occasional Lecturer and Tutor
    Trinity College Dublin, History of Art and Architecture, Dublin, Ireland12 Jan 2009 - 30 Jun 2011

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Architectural Heritage Consultant
    Livia Hurley Architectural Heritage Consultancy, Dublin30 Oct 2003
  • Co-editor & Author, Architecture 1600-2000, Vol. IV, Art & Architecture of Ireland
    Royal Irish Academy20 Jul 2009 - 1 Jul 2014
  • Director
    Graph Architects, Dublin1 Jan 2010 - 1 Dec 2014
  • Conservation Architect
    Arthur Gibney & Partners, Dublin1 Nov 2001 - 1 Oct 2003
  • Project Architect
    PlexMadrid, Madrid2 Feb 1999 - 1 Oct 2001
  • Project Architect
    Gibbins Bultmann & Partners, Berlin30 Apr 1996 - 1 Mar 1999
  • Architect
    Friedel Vorderwühlbecker Architects, Berlin1 Oct 1992 - 31 Mar 1995

DEGREES

  • BArch
    Dublin Institute of Technology
  • M Litt
    Trinity College Dublin

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Fine & Decorative Arts
    Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, Dublin1 Sep 2008 - 1 Jun 2009

LANGUAGES

  • German
    Can read, write, speak and understand
  • Spanish; Castilian
    Can read, write, speak and understand