Eve Kelliher looks at the creative ethos underpinning the work of Pritzker Prize laureates Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara
The Venice Biennale is a familiar enough concept to most of us, be it art or architecture, but few have ever been, and fewer still have taken part.
Some of the movers and shakers of Cork’s arts and entertainment scene tell Des O’Driscoll about their highlights of 2017, and what they are looking forward to for 2018.
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.
This is a great opportunity to see what’s happening in architecture in Ireland, says Rose Martin, and to have an input into the built environment.
One of the country’s most audacious school renovation projects has been recognised in this year’s RIAI architecture awards.
Taking a city break, here or abroad gives us time to stand, stare and listen, sometimes at no expense at all.
ESB has lodged a planning application for a €150m redevelopment of its controversial Fitzwilliam Street site, which will see the 1970s-style facade restored to a style more sympathetic to its surroundings.
WHEN architect Emmet Scanlon bought his 1930s Dublin house, its vendor, Maureen Bolger, wistfully said: “I presume you’ll come in and knock everything down and build a big extension.”
IT was honours even for the four provinces last night at the RIAI’s 2006 Irish Architecture Awards when Environment Minister Dick Roche presented the four main prizes to projects in Cork, Galway, Belfast and Kildare.
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