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William Henry Orr - Wearing a Cool Suit

Down Arts Centre

Thu 28 November 2019 Sat 21 December 2019

William Henry Orr - Wearing a Cool Suit

William Henry (Harry) Orr M Arch RIBA (1939-2016) was born in Downpatrick and studied architecture in Belfast, Edinburgh and Rome.


  He won the RIBA/RSUA Rome Scholarship, the Sir Charles Lanyon Prize for Measured Drawing and an Andrew Grant Travelling Scholarship to Spain.  He worked in Edinburgh, London and Belfast before his appointment as resident architect for King Idris’s Sports City in Libya.  From there he moved to Saudi Arabia before his appointment as lecturer at the Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Architecture in Bangkok.  This exhibition celebrates the life and works of William (Harry) Orr. 


Date:               Friday 29 November to Saturday 21 December

Time:              During Centre opening hours

Price:               Free

Venue:             Down Arts Centre

Artist:              William Henry (Harry) Orr