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Kevin Roche was born in Dublin, received a Bachelor of Architecture from the National University of Ireland in 1945 and after gaining experience in the capital with Michael Scott and in London with Maxwell Fry, he moved to the US in 1948. Photograph:

One of Ireland’s foremost post war architects, Kevin Roche, whose work over 70 years won international acclaim, died at the weekend aged 96. Working (...)

Kevin Roche: ‘I still don’t think architecture pays enough attention to the user, to the person who has to live in the building’

It’s mid-morning in Hamden, Connecticut and Kevin Roche is in the offices of Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates LLC (KRJDA), the firm he co-foun(...)

Shelly McNamara and Yvonne Farrell, of Grafton Architects: their appointment as curators of next year’s Venice Biennale of architecture feels like a major step. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“The ghosts of modern architecture.” That memorable phrase is how architectural historian Beatriz Colomina describes women’s status in the profession(...)