Airfield: outstanding in its field

Airfield officially reopened last week after a two-year, €11 million redevelopment, writes Tina-Marie O'Neill.

13th April, 2014
Mike Haslam and Brian O'Brien from Solearth Architecture: the practice is defined by its commitment to sustainable, innovative, green and therapeutic architecture. Picture: Photocall

Airfield House and farm was the home of Lily and Trevor Overend, a Dublin-based solicitor, and their children from 1894 until 1974, when their surviving daughters, Letitia and Naomi, placed it in trust for the public to enjoy and learn about food, farming and the natural world.

It is fitting then that the architects chosen to design and project manage the redevelopment, Solearth, is a practice defined by its commitment to sustainable, innovative, green and therapeutic architecture.

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