ARCHITECTURE SPEAKS! SHELLEY MCNAMARA, GRAFTON ARCHITECTS (IRELAND)




Shelley McNamara represents the Irish Grafton Architects. She is the Director and one of the founders of the firm, that was established already in 1978. McNamara and the co-founder Yvonne Farrell are known for working as a team: they have been invited to give international lectures and their practice has been nominated and awarded with multiple global awards.

Counting among one of the most recent recognitions and providing topical discussion, McNamara and Farrell were appointed as the curators of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018. Moreover, they have been awarded with the 2017 Thomas Jefferson Medals in Architecture!