Friday July 10, 2020

Architecture and morality

The government’s recent decision to build its homelessness plan around modular housing has been met with a scathing reaction

9th October, 2016
David OShea, director of ODOS Architects: I nearly fell off my chair when I saw some of the plans Picture: Fergal Phillips

‘If a first-year architecture student presented me with those plans, I’d have major concerns as to whether this was the right profession for him or her.”

David O’Shea isn’t mincing his words when it comes to assessing the government’s decision to use modular housing as part of its homelessness strategy. The director of ODOS Architects, which was founded in Dublin in 2002 and now has offices in London and New York,...

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