Shane O’Toole
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Shane O’Toole


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Recording No: 196

Theme: Engineering and Architecture

Interviewee: Shane O’Toole
Date of Birth: 1955
Interview location: Dublin
Recorded by: Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore
Series Title: 1922-2022: A Century of Change (part 2)
Date Recorded: 10/11/2019
Recording Length: 1:13:43 mins

Keywords: Architect and historian; Bolton Street and the ITUNA; Frank Lloyd Wright; California and testimonials of study; Cyclical nature of the business; Letterbox offices; UCD School of Architecture; Crisis 1969 and the Flying Circus; University in the City; Student Representative Council; Pembroke Street Occupation, 1976; Working with the City; Papal visit 1979; Sense of Ireland/Traditions and Directions Exhibition, London 1980; Paper projects Group ’91; Temple Bar; 3-day week; UCD Project Manager Energy Research Group; Technology transfer for better European Architecture; Michael Kelly; The ARK; Kevin Roche; Irish Architectural Archives; Gandon Editions Art & Architectural publishing house; Irish modern architecture; Irish Times columnist; Culture; Architectural award schemes; Architectural achievers

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Audio series:

1922-2022 A Century of Change (part 2)

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Engineering & Architecture

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Maurice O'Keeffe

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