Fourth Edition 2013-2014
Tom de Paor
Born in London in 1967, he grew up in the west of Ireland, graduated from University College Dublin with first class honours in 1991. In that year he won the commission for a visitor centre at Ballincollig, Co. Cork and commenced practice. His work includes public buildings and spaces, landscape, private houses, gardens and furnitures.
He lives and works in Greystones, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. He has been a lecturer at University College Dublin and he has been a regular visiting critic and lectured at schools of architecture nationally and internationally. He has won national and international awards.
In 2003 he was elected Fellow of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland and voted Young Architect of the Year in the UK. He has exhibited internationally. In 2000, he was selected to make the inaugural Irish Pavilion at the 7th International Architecture Biennale Venice and subsequently represented Ireland in 2006, and 2008 and in 2010 when he co-curated and designed the exhibition, and was invited to present his work in the International Exhibition. Under the title Gall, a collaborative practice, he works on exhibitions, sculpture, film and print.
Tom de Paor
The Netherlands / India