Miriam Delaney is an architect and lecturer. She graduated from University College Dublin in 2003 with a 1.1 BArch degree and worked in practice in Zurich and Dublin, becoming a member of the RIAI in 2008, before completing a Masters in Architectural History at The Bartlett, UCL in 2010.
Miriam has taught in University College Dublin and Queens University Belfast teaching design, technology and history and theory of architecture at undergraduate and masters level before joining DIT in 2012. She has acted as a guest critic and visiting lecturer in Architecture schools across Ireland and is currently an external examiner for the BA Architecture programme at Kingston University London.
Miriam co-authored ‘Studio Craft and Technique for Architects’ in 2010, and has edited student publications including ‘Mapped’ a study of the planned villages of Ireland. In collaboration with AP+E, Miriam won first prize in RIAI research competition ‘3Twenty10’ for their project ‘Remapping the Midlands’. Miriam has acted as an advisor for the Describing Architecture exhibition (since 2014), as a committee member of the Architecture Association of Ireland (2007- 2010) and as an editorial committee member of Building Material journal (2005 - 2010).
Miriam has been selected as Co-Commissioner and Co-Curator of the Irish Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale as part of the ‘Free-Market’ team.
2016- Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Level Teaching & Learning, Dublin Institute of Technology
2010- MA Architectural History (Dist.), The Bartlett, Faculty of the Built Environment, UCL, London
2008- Certificate of Professional Practice UCD
2003- BArch. University College Dublin 1.1 Hons
2000- BSc. Arch University College Dublin 2.2 Hons
2008- 2016- (MRIAI) Member of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland
2014- ongoing- ‘Describing Architecture’ Annual Exhibition Advisory Group member
2005 – 2010- Building Material Editorial Committee member of the AAI ‘Building Material’ journal 2005- 2010
2007- 2011- Architectural Association of Ireland- Committee member 2007-2008 and 2010- 2011
2017- 2020- External Examiner. BA Architecture (hons) course, School of Architecture and Landscape, Kingston University, London
2012- ongoing- Assistant Lecturer, Architecture (DT101), Dublin School of Architecture DIT
2012- MArch- Design Studio Tutor, University College Dublin
2010- 2012- Teaching Fellow, Architecture, Queens University Belfast
2005- 2012- Studio Tutor and Lecturer, Architecture, UCD
2008 onwards- viviting critic and guest lecturer at QUB, SAUL, CCAE and UCD
2017 – selected as Co-Commissioner and Co-Curator of the Irish Pavilion for the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale
2017- Review ‘This must be the Place (We’ve waited years to love)’, Architecture Ireland Journal June 2017
2017- Contributor to ‘Out of the Ordinary: Irish Housing Design 1950- 1980’ Eds: Gary Boyd, Michael Pike & Brian Ward. Due for publication by Routledge, London 2018
2017- Editor ‘Mapped’ book, DSA publication
2106- Editor ‘Post Industrial’ newspaper, DSA publication
2015- Editor ‘UTOPIA 7’ newspaper, DSA publication
2015- Author, ‘Studio Craft & Technique for Architects’ Second Edition, published by ‘Laurence King’ Publishers, London.
2015- Int/AR Journal, Volume 05, Resilience and Adaptability, 'Remapping the midlands', Jeffrey bolhuis & Laurence Lord in collaboration with Miriam Delaney
2013- ‘Architectural Process’, commissioned for the AAI ‘Describing Architecture Exhibition.
2011- ‘Studio Craft & Technique’, First edition, Co-author (with Anne Gorman) UCD
2007- ‘Des/IRE Conference Review’ Building Material Journal
Jan 2017 - Conference Paper ‘Coombe Housing, Dublin’ AIARG (All Ireland Architectural Research Group) 2017 conference, WIT
2016- ‘Inside Culture’ RTE radio 1, contributor to radio debate on Utopia
2016 - Invited adjudicator: AAI Awards- Second year Architecture Student competition.
2016 - Conference Paper ‘Communal Constructs: Irish Utopian Villages’ AIARG 2016 conference, Cork Centre for Architectural Education
2015- Session Chair AIARG 2015 conference, UCD. Session Title ‘Reframing Representation’
2014- Guest Lecturer, SAUL ‘Plantation and Representation’ in the ‘Frontline Conversation’ series
2014- Conference Paper ‘The Thomas Raven Maps of 1624’ AIARG 2014 conference, University of Ulster.
2012- Invited to present ‘Remapping the Midlands’ with AP+E to the annual Association of Local Authority Arts Officers conference
2012- Invited to present ‘Remapping the Midlands’ with AP+E to the RIAI annual conference
2011- Invited to lecture and debate, AAI Exhibitions Talk ‘Mapping’, The LAB, Foley Street
2010- Winner ‘3Twenty10’ RIAI Research competition ‘Remapping the Midlands’ with Jeffrey Bolhuis and Laurence Lord (AP+E Architects).
2008- Travel and Training Award- Arts Council of Ireland
2003- Bruce Short Award for best design project, awarded for 5th year thesis, UCD School of Architecture