Monday April 6, 2020

Blueprint for Dublin

As city architect for Dublin City Council, Ali Grehan believes the economic slowdown provides an opportunity to deliver good design.

21st March, 2009

Ali Grehan likes to walk around Dublin. When she was feeling energetic, she used to walk from her home in Phibsboro to her old office in Ballymun. It brought home to her how manageable the space within the city boundaries should be. The Dublin city architect is optimistic.

‘‘I wouldn’t live in Dublin if I wasn’t optimistic for the city,” she said. She even sees opportunities to do things better now that the slowdown is...

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