Why is Monopoly dropping on the Liffey?

Why will Monopoly-like houses soon descend on the Liffey between O’Connell Bridge and the Ha’penny Bridge? It’s part of the 2010 Dublin Fringe Festival.

Dublin artist, Fergal McCarthy tells archiseek.com that it’s commentary on housing architecture of the boom:

“Why would we build hundreds and hundreds of estates that are almost exactly identical to one another?”

Read the full article on archiseek.com, or see more about the project at liffeytown.com.

IMAGE: Absolut Fringe 2010

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