The Land Development Agency (LDA) has begun the second phase of Limerick city’s proposed Colbert Station Quarter.
The design brief was to reimagine and renew the public space at Fr Matthew and Morrison’s Quay — the historic centre of Cork, but also one of the most flood prone areas of the city.
The main opponents of the largest flood defence scheme in the history of the State have backed a €10,000 international architectural competition for one of Cork City’s most flood-prone zones.
A new film unveils the bitter fallout between Eileen Gray and Le Corbusier over their iconic villa in the south of France, writes Ellie O’Byrne
The Construction Industry Council has called on the environment minister to commit to reviewing a new ‘opt out’ on statutory certification of new one-unit properties — even though the regulation only comes into force tomorrow.
A draft report has found that 85% of flats in Dublin involved in a crackdown on poor housing do not meet minimum housing standards.
The Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland has warned that public safety and building standards could be compromised if the requirement to comply with building regulations for single houses or extensions is removed.
A lover of model planes. ’Fantastic’ knowledge of computers. A predilection for knives. What did we learn of Graham Dwyer? Noel Baker reports.
With the upswing in the mood surrounding property, Kya deLongchamps says this spring may be a good time to increase the footprint of your house.
West Cork Arts Centre’s new, €3.5m, 10,000 sq ft Uillinn building is a feature in Skibbereen, says Noel Baker.
The most prestigious award in world architecture, the RIBA Gold Medal, has been awarded to husband and wife team, O’Donnell Tuomey.
In 2012 when the topic of housing in Ireland came up for discussion, the terms ‘negative equity’ and ‘ghost estate’ were bandied about with numbing frequency.
Airwave squawks and industry reservations have cast a pall over new building regulations.
If you consider how windows and doors pierce and define the elevations of your house as a group — size and placement is crucial to a truly pleasing look humming with balance and proportion.
EXTENDING is expensive, disruptive and time consuming.
Chartered building surveyor Kevin Hollingsworth outlines necessary steps and procedures in managing a house build or extension
The expertise of a professional architect can ensure the realisation of your dream job, writes Kya deLongchamps.
Despite nearly half of architects expecting the amount of work to decrease further, a small majority forecast work levels will increase or remain the same during 2012.
DETAILS of the planned €500,000 memorial to victims of institutional child abuse will be announced next summer more than three years after it was proposed.
Education Minister Ruairi Quinn has announced that 56 large-scale school building projects will get underway next year.
THE restoration of one of the country’s oldest surviving classical buildings has led to a prestigious architectural award for excellence.
IRELAND needs to build over 30,000 new homes per year to meet the needs of our growing population, a leading economist told a national housing conference in Dublin yesterday.
THE Aviva Stadium and more than 30 other architectural wonders have been toppled by a tent-like structure which shelters Limerick’s historic Milk Market.
THE spiritual home of Irish international sport has been given a further boost to its already glittering reputation after being short-listed as one of the country’s top architectural designs.
ONE in four architects surveyed are now making less than €20,000 a year.
The number of empty houses around the country is somewhere between 301,000 and 352,000, according to research by the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland.
MUNSTER might not have won the Heineken Cup this year but the province can claim another title as its home ground, Thomond Park in Limerick has scooped a prestigious architecture award.
ARCHITECTS have rejected claims by Education Minister Batt O’Keeffe that they have been overcharging schools for building projects.
A WEALTHY American couple, which supports the Vatican museum and has donated to the British Labour Party, plans to give almost €400,000 to help build a new arts centre in west Cork.
NEARLY a third of local authorities have no architectural staff despite a government commitment to promote architectural quality in the planning process, it was claimed yesterday.
THE Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland announced that Seán O’Laoire, founding director of Murray O’Laoire Architects, has become president of the Institute for the period 2008-2009.
The Simon Community and the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland are launching their nationwide 'Simon Open Door' campaign today.
THE first thing you notice about Ireland’s newest maternity hospital is its shape, a sweeping expanse of limestone, steel and glass that adorns the southern approach to Cork University Hospital in the city’s Wilton area.
Passive solar designed buildings have been touted as a way forward for Irish construction, a conference on solar energy was told.
MUCH of the housing development taking place in towns and villages is poorly designed and ill considered, a conference on the Future of Towns & Villages in Ireland heard yesterday.
PLANNING inconsistencies are causing extra financial hardship for those waiting to move into new homes, architects claimed yesterday.
An Taisce today joined a fight to protect the building known as “Ireland’s Alamo”.
Tommy Barker appreciates how this new house on a mature site made it to a top publication.
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