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Selma Harrington
Irish architect and designer born in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Selma Harrington

Selma Harrington
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Intro Irish architect and designer born in Bosnia-Herzegovina
Is Architect Designer
From Ireland Bosnia and Herzegovina
Field Arts Creativity Engineering
Gender female
Birth 16 January 1955, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Age 67 years
Star sign Capricorn
University of Sarajevo
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Selma Harrington née Arnautović (16 January 1955, Sarajevo) is a Bosnian-Irish architect and designer. She was President of the Architects' Council of Europe (ACE) for the period 2010–11 and 2011–2013.


Harrington was born and grew up in Sarajevo. She studied architecture at the University of Sarajevo, graduating in 1977 and receiving a master's degree in 1985.

After working as architect, furniture and product designer in Sarajevo (1978–91), she moved to Harare, Zimbabwe, where she set up her own design firm specializing in interior architecture, design and refurbishment (1993–99). Over the years, she has completed projects in Europe, Africa and Asia in the areas of hotel and office interiors, residential and furniture design. She lives and works in Dublin, Ireland. She is a Member of the Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland (RIAI) and a Head of Irish Delegation to the Architects Council of Europe (ACE).

She also served as a Secretary General of the European Council of Interior Architects (2004–08), a President of the Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI) - 2003 and a Honorary Treasurer of the Institute for Design and Disability in Ireland (IDDI) in 2001. In 2009, she was elected as President of the Architects Council of Europe for 2010–11.

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