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Finbarr O’Dempsey

Finbarr O’Dempsey

2018 - present

Finbarr studied architecture at the University of Cambridge and London Metropolitan University, graduating with First-Class Honours and Distinction. He worked with DSDHA and Delvendahl Martin Architects in London before joining Page\Park’s Glasgow office in 2018.

Finbarr has a specific interest in creating spaces for visual arts, music and performance. Relevant experience includes the design and delivery of a headquarters, gallery space and artists’ studios for charity Bow Arts and an international pop art exhibition for Tate Modern. He previously held a 4-year Open Space residency with Aldeburgh Music in collaboration with composer Freya Waley-Cohen, violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen and fellow designer Andrew Skulina. The residency resulted in a touring music installation, Permutations.

Finbarr taught as a design tutor at the University of Cambridge and has been guest critic at the Cass & Kingston schools of architecture. He has been actively involved in a variety of festivals and public events run by well-known cultural organisations including the British Council, London Festival of Architecture & Architecture Fringe, Scotland.