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From TheJournal.ie What the future of community living could look like in Limerick City's Georgian neighbourhood Future Of Housing This post contains videos

What the future of community living could look like in Limerick City's Georgian neighbourhood

We spoke to Architect Rosie Webb at the CoHousing Here event in Dublin about alternative housing models.

From TheJournal.ie Boomtime beauties: 6 Celtic Tiger buildings that deserve more appreciation, according to architects Insider Guide
From TheJournal.ie 'An unprecedented number': 1,700 buildings in Dublin are awaiting protected status Protected Structures

'An unprecedented number': 1,700 buildings in Dublin are awaiting protected status

“A lot of amazing buildings are being torn down because they aren’t protected,” Green Party councillor Patrick Costello has said.

From TheJournal.ie From flats to nightclubs: An insider guide to 7 overlooked art deco gems around Dublin Deco Dublin

From flats to nightclubs: An insider guide to 7 overlooked art deco gems around Dublin

The capital’s little-known art deco heritage.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Are two Herbert Simms flat complexes in Dublin to be demolished? Factcheck

FactCheck: Are two Herbert Simms flat complexes in Dublin to be demolished?

There has been commentary online about plans for Pearse House and Markievicz House to be demolished – but are they set to be knocked down?

From TheJournal.ie Superstitious symbols and shoes hidden under floorboards: The house where medieval and modern Dublin meet 9/9A Aungier Street This post contains videos

Superstitious symbols and shoes hidden under floorboards: The house where medieval and modern Dublin meet

9/9A Aungier Street dates back to 1664 where it was constructed as a medieval estate outside the old city wall.

From TheJournal.ie Step by step: 12 of Ireland's most striking staircases, in photos Snapshot

Step by step: 12 of Ireland's most striking staircases, in photos

Striking curves, beautiful bannisters.

From TheJournal.ie 5 of Ireland's most underappreciated shopping centres, according to an architect Gotta Catch A Mall

5 of Ireland's most underappreciated shopping centres, according to an architect

We spend a lot of time in shopping centres. But how often do we consider their design? We asked an architect for some highlights.

From TheJournal.ie 12 striking photos of ruined buildings around Ireland Snapshot

12 striking photos of ruined buildings around Ireland

A tour of the beautiful and derelict dwellings across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Attempt to stop Georgian house being replaced with 'crude and insensitive' apartment block Limerick

Attempt to stop Georgian house being replaced with 'crude and insensitive' apartment block

Campaigners say the possible demolition of Curragower House is “completely unwarranted”.

From TheJournal.ie Unsung Galway: A guide to the city in 7 underappreciated buildings City Of Tribes

Unsung Galway: A guide to the city in 7 underappreciated buildings

From towers to gargoyles.

From TheJournal.ie Former tenement house will take visitors on 300-year tour of Dublin life 14 Henrietta Street

Former tenement house will take visitors on 300-year tour of Dublin life

The building in Dublin’s north inner city has won two architectural awards.

From TheJournal.ie This is Ireland's favourite building Dublin

This is Ireland's favourite building

The shortlist for the public choice award included 31 entries around the island of Ireland and one in India.

From TheJournal.ie Double Take: The striking Corporation flats designed by Herbert G Simms Double Take

Double Take: The striking Corporation flats designed by Herbert G Simms

The buildings that shape Dublin’s city centre.

From TheJournal.ie 'How I created my dream home from a house that hadn't been renovated since 1934' Architecture

'How I created my dream home from a house that hadn't been renovated since 1934'

Home renovations often take more time and money than planned.

From TheJournal.ie 10 beautiful architectural details around Dublin you may not have noticed It's All About The Details

10 beautiful architectural details around Dublin you may not have noticed

From the church at the airport, to the secret bar in Trinity.

From TheJournal.ie A look at Limerick's new multi-million courthouse Ooooo Aaaaa

A look at Limerick's new multi-million courthouse

The courthouse is part of a €135 million redesign of court buildings across the country.

From TheJournal.ie 'Design can improve couples' relationships': 7 things you didn't know about my job as an architect Career Building

'Design can improve couples' relationships': 7 things you didn't know about my job as an architect

Denise O’Connor, managing director of Optimise Design, shares some insights.

From TheJournal.ie An insider's tour of Dublin in 6 much-maligned modern buildings One Man's Trash

An insider's tour of Dublin in 6 much-maligned modern buildings

We asked two architects to share their thoughts on Dublin’s notable buildings that are often overlooked.

From TheJournal.ie This is the architectural design of the year Architecture

This is the architectural design of the year

The building is designed to resemble a flood dragon rising from the water.

From TheJournal.ie This design has been chosen to replace the Norwegian government HQ damaged in fatal 2011 attacks Architecture

This design has been chosen to replace the Norwegian government HQ damaged in fatal 2011 attacks

The design, named Adapt, was chosen this week.

From TheJournal.ie This is what the new Central Plaza in Dublin could look like Old Central Bank

This is what the new Central Plaza in Dublin could look like

The plan includes restaurants, shops and a rooftop venue with 360° views of the city.

From TheJournal.ie The man behind the skyscrapers: 'I have done houses, museums and the world's tallest building' Going Up

The man behind the skyscrapers: 'I have done houses, museums and the world's tallest building'

One man who would know is Marshall Strabala.

From TheJournal.ie This is Ireland's favourite building Galway

This is Ireland's favourite building

The shortlist included 60 projects across 13 counties and three international projects.

From TheJournal.ie Futuristic 'drone ports' are one way of redesigning empty shopping centres Floating Ideas

Futuristic 'drone ports' are one way of redesigning empty shopping centres

As the e-commerce sector grows, the ‘drone port’ could make deliveries easier for companies.

From TheJournal.ie From tree houses to museums: Public asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building Architecture This post contains images

From tree houses to museums: Public asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland wants your opinion.

From TheJournal.ie Shanghai is building a massive agricultural district with a vertical farm New Living

Shanghai is building a massive agricultural district with a vertical farm

The farms will primarily grow leafy greens, like kale, bok choi, and spinach.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the designs for Barack Obama's $500 million presidential library Chicago

Here are the designs for Barack Obama's $500 million presidential library

The former US president wants the library to “create an institution that will train the next generation of leadership”.

From TheJournal.ie This English student accommodation building is based on the Hanging Gardens of Babylon Where We Sat Down
From TheJournal.ie This 40-storey skyscraper has trees climbing all the way to the top Trees

This 40-storey skyscraper has trees climbing all the way to the top

It will be the first skyscraper in the French city, with construction due to start next week and finish in 2022.

From TheJournal.ie In Casablanca, locals are building shanty towns on the rooftops of historic apartment buildings Morocco

In Casablanca, locals are building shanty towns on the rooftops of historic apartment buildings

A housing crisis has led Moroccans to cobble together makeshift homes.

From TheJournal.ie This New York skyscraper would be the world's longest building So Long

This New York skyscraper would be the world's longest building

Longest, not tallest.

From TheJournal.ie Top US architects are re-imagining Dublin One to make it 'a vibrant destination' City Centre

Top US architects are re-imagining Dublin One to make it 'a vibrant destination'

And they want the public’s input.

From TheJournal.ie This building will have the tallest atrium in the world Architecture

This building will have the tallest atrium in the world

The Zaha Hadid-designed building will be finished next year.

From TheJournal.ie This cabin has great views - because it hangs off a cliff Cliffs Of Oh No

This cabin has great views - because it hangs off a cliff

It can only be reached by climbing or helicopter.

From TheJournal.ie Every apartment in this building has a private pool on its balcony Pooled Resources

Every apartment in this building has a private pool on its balcony

The cost? A mere €5 million.

From TheJournal.ie This skyscraper is the architectural design of the year Gold Medal

This skyscraper is the architectural design of the year

Now the world’s second-tallest building, the tower began construction in 2008 and took seven years to build.

From TheJournal.ie Britain has gone to war with brutalist architecture - should Dublin? Dublin

Britain has gone to war with brutalist architecture - should Dublin?

A British minister called it a “cult of ugliness”.

From TheJournal.ie Clerys building to come to life with extra floor and glass atrium Under The Clock

Clerys building to come to life with extra floor and glass atrium

Planning permission has been granted by Dublin City Council.

From TheJournal.ie First collector coin commemorating an Irish woman issued by Central Bank Eileen Gray

First collector coin commemorating an Irish woman issued by Central Bank

The first coin features one of Gray’s most iconic designs.

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