john edward meagher
Partner , deBlacam and Meagher Architects , Dublin , Ireland .
Anyone who has experienced Steven Holl's Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki , a city rich with Architectural gems will concludeu up that he should not be permitted to build anything near St Barts ! John Meagher , FRIAI. RIBA
Comment on: Holl's Glasgow School of Art set to open
How right William J.Curtis is in his criticism of Steven Holl's building , I am sure many readers will be familiar with his very unsuccessful Museum of Contemporary Art , Mannerheimintie , Helsinki , apart altogether from its siting , which one can only blame Helsinki City , the building does nothing for the great tradition of building which Helsinki has , Sarrinen, Aalto to mention just two architects whose contribution to that city is outstanding . it make me sad constantly to see so many rather inadequate buildings being constructed around the world , does anyone take architecture seriously any longer ? , we seem to get a sort of constructed CGI kind of architecture all the time rather than real serious stuff ! John Meagher .
Congratulations to Kenneth Frampton , his writings and lectures have influenced me for decades , His contributions to Architecture and Building Culture are of the greatest importance and young architects might listen to him more carefully to improve their knowlege of the the Art of building . John Meagher FRIAI RIBA .
Comment on: Grafton wins Kingston University contest
Congratulations to Shelly , Yvonne and Team ! John Meagher .
Almost daily I open the AJ to a headline of Zaha that , Zaha this etc etc , So boring , are there any other architects , perhaps some who are not in the self promotion business , just plain good people doing nice interesting work ! John Meagher