Design Diplomacy 2019: Ireland
- Sep 11, Wed 09:00-11:00
- Event type
- Registered Only
- Accessibility for all
The ambassador’s official residence was designed by Armas Siitonen in 1918. Originally constructed as a private residence, the building was at one time owned by the Gesellius family. In 1920, to the west of the property, another building designed by Siitonen was constructed, which is of a similar style and form. A solid granite masonry terrace with a white balustrade on the edge emphasizes the building’s hipped roof. From the general appearance, the building is classical in style, with a decorative facade. The exterior and interior columns are ionic, a style used in ancient Greece. Elements of Irish design can be seen in the representational rooms, most notably the Irish Waterford Crystal chandeliers.
We will have a Design Diplomacy discussion between graphic designer Amy Dozier and information designer Laura Koivunen-Niemi.
Register to the event here.
Seats are limited. Please note that the registration is binding. Only two registrations to Design Diplomacy events per person.
Get to know the Design Diplomacy speakers’ works at the Design Diplomacy exhibition at Erottaja 2.
The event is part of the Helsinki Design Week Design Diplomacy discussion series, which open the doors to Helsinki-based ambassadors’ residences. See the participating embassies and their schedules here.
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