Helen McFadden

Rethinking the Coast in the Face of Climate Change
↑ Picture courtesy of Helen McFadden.

Dublin / Limerick / Mayo, Ireland

PhD Candidate and Sustainability Scholar - University of Limerick
Masters in Architecture, SABE Technological University Dublin
BSc Architecture, SABE Technological University Dublin

REIR Studio: September 2022 - June 2023
TAKA Architects: May 2021 - October 2021
A2 Architects: January 2020 - October 2020
ODOS Architects: June 2019 - January 2019
AXO Architects: Summer Intern 2014 - 2018

Working Groups
IAF Graduate Panel

Interests / Roles
Through engagement with academia and practice, I am interested in following particular interests in research-through-design, landscapes, culture, the climate, drawing and representation, literature, writing and photography.

Sustainability Scholarship, School of Design at the University of Limerick
Arts Council of Ireland Residency Recipient: Cowhouse Studios
RIAI Sustainable Design Award (M.Arch)
M.Arch Sir Richard Morrison Scholarship -TU Dublin
RIAI Sustainable Design Award (B.Arch)
B.Arch Sir Richard Morrison Scholarship -TU Dublin
All Ireland Pramerica Spirit of Community Award 2016

Publications / Exhibitions
"Coast : Where things overflow the brim of the usual" Architecture Ireland Journal
"Cultivate : A Village Vision for Rathnure" Cowhouse Studios, Workhouse Union, Alice Bowler, Aideen O'Donovan, Lara Clifford
"Design Thinking for Ecological Futures: A Construing and Constructing of Time" All Ireland Architectural Research Group
"On Complex Ordinariness" M.Arch Thesis
"Architecture of Creative Learning" Irish Pavilion EXPO Dubai, REIR Studio
"DSA LINE", Online and Physical School Publications

Related project

Helen McFadden
Rethinking the Coast in the Face of Climate Change
"rethinking the coastal edge in the face of climate change" Ongoing interdisciplinary research-through-design PhD Location : Mulranny, Co.Mayo
Raising awareness

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Appears at events

13 — 27 Feb 2024
New Strategies and Building Methods in Times of Climate Change Part II

University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Organised by: HDA – House of Architecture

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