Emer is speaking at the Yale Symposium on The Natures of Ornament in the Yale School of Architecture on 23rd February 2019. The symposium is presented as a Festschrift, in celebration of Kent Bloomer’s contribution to the Yale School of Architecture over the last fifty years.  Kent Bloomer is a leading theorist and practitioner of ornament in architecture. The presentations will be combined into a book later in the year.

The Future of Design Talk

Emer spoke on a panel about the future of design, along with Alex Milton of NCAD and Andrew Griffin, Urban Agency.

Studio craft & technique

O'Daly Architects have been featured in the lovely book 'Studio Craft & Technique'.  Our Chapel competition images was used as an example of rendering techniques.  Written by Miriam Delaney and Anne Gorman, Studio Craft &Technique has made an impact in architecture schools in Ireland and the UK.

Offset Panel

Emer spoke on a panel at Offset about technology, design and fashion.  Panel Discussion with Úna Burke, Love & Robots & Kate Nolan from Re-dress . With clothes playing such an integral part in our lives, this panel discussion looked at how fashion and technology can be integrated causing positive disruption in our world.


Plumage was exhibited at the Liminal exhibition at Dublin Castle which was opened by President Michael D. Higgins last week.

You can read more about the Liminal exhibition here: 


Plumage Exhibited at Dutch Design Week

Plumage is being exhibited at Dutch Design Week 2015.  

Plumage is a collaboration between Emer and Kate O'Daly, Love & Robots and costume designer Niamh Lunny created for ID2015, the year of Irish Design 2015. This collaboration looks at traditional costume and how it can be reinterpreted using new digital design and 3d printing technologies.  Read more here:


O'Daly Architects win 1916 Glasnevin Chapel Competition

O'Daly Architects win the competition to build a commemorative Chapel for the 1916 Easter Rising in Glasnevin, Dublin.

You can read more about the competition announcement here:


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O'Daly Architects win Pier Competition

O'Daly Architects has won an international architecture competition in New Bedford, Massachusetts.  The proposal looks at linking together the railway infrastructure with the boats that bring visitors out to the islands.

You can read more about the competition here: https://www.riai.ie/news/article/boston_competition_success_for_emer_odaly