PEACE WALLS 50 YEARS ON

Wylie, D. (Participant)

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Description

Discussing the impact of defensive architecture on the urban environment

The first peace wall was erected in Belfast on 10th September 1969, 50 years ago, separating the Shankill from the Falls.

Belfast Exposed hosted ‘Peace Walls 50 Years On’, a seminar which will query the impact, longevity and future of Peace Lines, Walls and Interfaces.

The seminar panel included: Michael McEvoy (Department of Justice), Peter Osbourne (former chair of Community Relations Council), Paul Mullan (National Lottery Heritage Fund), Vicky Cosstick (author of ‘Towards a City Without Walls’), Ciaran Mackel (architect), Professor Donovan Wylie (photography dept, Ulster University) and Kate Catterall (Associate Professor of Design, The University of Texas, Austin).
Period10 Sep 2019
Event typeSeminar
LocationBelfast, Northern Ireland
Degree of RecognitionNational