What the people are saying about coastal interior designs
RTE Newsnight: It’s been a rough week for coastal interior designers in the north-east.
There have been a number of major events this week including the murder of a local man, the death of a friend of a client, the disappearance of two of the most senior people in the local council, and the death in prison of one of the city’s leading urban design experts.
What has happened to the coastal interior designer industry in Ireland?
This is the story of a group of professionals who have been at the forefront of coastal interior work in the city for more than 40 years.
For decades, the people of Dublin have been living in a time of economic crisis, housing shortages, and homelessness.
But it was not until the mid-1990s that the urban design community really took off, when they started creating their own designs that are recognisable today.
And they are not just the products of Dublin, but of other cities across the country.
They were created by some of the best and brightest urban designers in Dublin and they are also very recognisable because of the colours and design elements that have gone into their designs.
Celtic designer Richard Haggarty said that his first job as a designer was as a carpenter.
He was in the dockyards when the war broke out in Ireland.
I remember sitting on the bridge looking out at the harbour, and it was a bloody awful time.
And I remember thinking to myself that I could do something with a car.
And then the idea came to me that I would do an urban design.
Richard Hoggarty said the first urban design he did was on the River Dee in the 1980s.
I think it was about 1983, and I was sitting in the docks and a big storm hit and the city was destroyed.
I’m thinking to myself, this is going to be pretty bloody bloody bad.
But I started to realise that there is no other place like Dublin for me to be.
I thought I would be lucky if I could get in the Dockyards, get on the docks, get a job and go out and do some work in a small shop, but the idea of getting up in the morning and going to work in Dublin, you know, I said, I’m not going to do that.
A group of Irish designers, designers from all over, came together to start creating an urban space.
They started off designing streets and parks and buildings and then it became the first of a series of residential streets, then they did residential homes, then urban areas.
One of the earliest urban design spaces was in Cork, in Cork city council, they built a large, modern, three-storey building, called The Staircase, on the site of a derelict mill that had been abandoned for more 30 years.
And it was in this very site, in a very poor part of Cork, that a group called The Coast Club came together and they started working with The Coast to create a design studio.
I worked with this group for a few years.
It was a really important time for urban design in Cork.
It really took the city to the next level and really gave us an opportunity to work together on some really great designs.
There were other people involved in the design work as well.
There was a group that was working in the area called The City Group that also came together, this group of people who were the most experienced urban designers working in Dublin at the time.
They came together as a design group, and they really had a really strong sense of the importance of a good urban space, and what that meant in terms of quality and sustainability.
The Staircases and The Coast were very different to each other in terms to the architecture.
The Stairs were a little more minimalist, whereas The Coast was more modern.
The Coast group were more interested in the fact that this building was meant to be a model of how you could design a house and then then put the pieces together to create an urban environment.
In the early years of the boom, you were a member of The City Club, but you were also working with a group from The Coast, which was a local design group in Cork and that’s when the development really started in Dublin.
You know, the Dublin Development Corporation, in their planning documents, it is really the people who come to work at these agencies who are really going to determine how the city develops.
The development agency would have a very long-term, long-lasting contract with the architect who was going to design the house.
They are in charge of all the design, the materials, the lighting, the ventilation, the carpentry, the roof, the exterior, and also the infrastructure and the electrical system.
So the development agency really has to be very, very careful.
These were the early days of urban design, but in the 1990s it really began to take off.
And the people that were involved were very enthusiastic about