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Site Specific

01 (2021) Baltrasna House

Here, the lives and stories of generations have been preserved in a contemporary structure. This is a new family home adjoining the ruins of the former home. The hearth and barn are incorporated into the design; rather than a renovation project, the ruins have been left intact. Old and new co-exist. Architect Ryan Kennihan tells us how he approached the project and worked with the owners, to incorporate their needs to reveal a new reading of site, heritage, and family.

Produced & Directed by Aimie Gavin, Director of Photography Tom Comerford, Drone Photography Martin Osborne, Blaine Rennicks, Rerecording Mixer Nikki Moss, Editor Claire Byrne David O’Sullivan.

Contributor: Ryan Kennihan

Special Thanks: Ryan W Kennihan Architects, Louise Byrne & John Monaghan.

Irish Architecture Foundation 2021 © Produced by Dyehouse Films

Opinions expressed are the contributors’ alone and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the Irish Architecture Foundation or Dyehouse Films.

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