On 13 October we were privileged to welcome the Berkeley’s architect Paul Koralek to speak to a sell-out crowd in the Edmund Burke Theatre, to discuss the Berkeley Library with John Tuomey and other guests.
Luckily, we captured it all for posterity (with decent sound too, thanks to our expert cameraman) – so let’s allow all our guests to speak for themselves. Enjoy!
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“In commissioning this brutalist gem in the 1960s, the elders of Trinity College displayed remarkable bravery and vision.”
Wallpaper* City Guide: Dublin.
So, why is the Berkeley brutalist? Is it really so harsh – looking at the buildings that surrounded it on its construction it was very clearly different, but brutal?
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