Barry Byrne

Irish modern architecture includes Norman and Anglo-Irish castles, small whitewashed cottages and Georgian urban buildings. In the late 20th century, emerging economic climates resulted in a renaissance of Irish culture and design, placing Ireland’s cities at the cutting edge of modern architecture. Irish architecture had, for long, followed international trends of modern, sleek and radical building styles, particularly after independence. Buildings were erected and designed to maximise style, space, light and energy efficiency. In 1928, the first all concrete Art Deco church in Turners Cross, Cork was erected, and was designed by Chicago architect Barry Byrne. In 1987, theRead More