Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork Art Gallery, Architect

Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Architect, Building, Eire, Photo, Design, Images

Lewis Glucksman Gallery Cork, Ireland

Cork Gallery – design by O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects, Dublin, Ireland

page updated 11 Sep 2016

Lewis Glucksman Gallery

Lewis Glucksman Gallery – Stirling Prize nominated in 2005

Design: O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects

RIBA Comment
‘What is really remarkable about this university art gallery is that the more one looks, the better it gets. That is the sign of complete assurance and maturity. What most artists do is to make simple things complex; great artists make complex things appear simple. This is one of the rare buildings that fits that definition of greatness’

Lewis Glucksman Gallery Lewis Glucksman Gallery Building

Clients’ Comment
The Lewis Glucksman Gallery is a spectacular addition to UCC’s Lower Grounds, providing a striking landmark at the main entrance to the historic campus. It has also quickly become an integral part of the University landscape and intermingles the built and natural environment in a thoughtful structure that allows for a unique sense of flow between exterior and interior spaces. This sense of movement and openness enhances the gallery experience for our visitors as it guides them around the building in an intuitive way.

The raw grace of the Glucksman’s architecture provides a generous setting for the presentation of art, an enormous achievement on the part of the architects and one acknowledged by artists, curators and visitors alike. The architects have created a confident space that opens up the world of art, while providing the University with an exceptional building that inspires and encourages visitors to the Glucksman.

Lewis Glucksman Gallery Building information from O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects Jul 2005


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Dublin Architecture

Dublin Architecture Designs – chronological list

Lewis Glucksman Gallery : RIBA Awards 2005

Dublin Architects

Dublin Architecture – Selection

Grand Canal Square
Studio Daniel Libeskind
Grand Canal Square Dublin
Grand Canal Square Dublin

Dublin Spire
Ian Ritchie Architects
Dublin Spire
photo from Ian Ritchie Architects 2007
Dublin Spire




Photos of the Gallery received from O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects in 2005

Lewis Glucksman Gallery won a Civic Trust European Capital of Culture Award 2005

Sean O’Casey Community Centre

O’Donnell + Tuomey is run by Sheila O’Donnell + John Tuomey

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Lewis Glucksman Gallery Cork

Website: Dublin