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Architecture's top prize awarded to two Irish women
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Architecture's top prize awarded to two Irish women

Mar 3rd 2020, 10:45 PM 34,643 Views 29 Comments

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara were awarded the Pritzker prize today.

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

Jun 15th 2019, 9:30 AM 12,363 Views 3 Comments

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

Boomtime beauties: 6 Celtic Tiger buildings that deserve more appreciation, according to architects
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Boomtime beauties: 6 Celtic Tiger buildings that deserve more appreciation, according to architects

May 8th 2019, 5:43 PM 17,104 Views 17 Comments

Plus one that continues to divide opinion.

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

Mar 10th 2019, 8:30 PM 24,113 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Dec 19th 2018, 7:00 PM 26,345 Views 9 Comments

The capital’s little-known art deco heritage.

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

Nov 17th 2018, 6:30 PM 22,018 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Oct 13th 2018, 7:30 AM 39,417 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Oct 3rd 2018, 3:07 PM 2,006 Views 1 Comment

Striking curves, beautiful bannisters.

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

Oct 3rd 2018, 3:06 PM 22,293 Views 10 Comments

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

12 striking photos of ruined buildings around Ireland
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12 striking photos of ruined buildings around Ireland

Sep 19th 2018, 4:24 PM 1,462 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Aug 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 19,936 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Aug 8th 2018, 4:22 PM 11,730 Views 9 Comments

From towers to gargoyles.

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

Jun 15th 2018, 10:52 AM 23,559 Views 25 Comments

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

This is Ireland's favourite building
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This is Ireland's favourite building

Jun 8th 2018, 10:21 AM 41,981 Views 24 Comments

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

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

May 23rd 2018, 4:02 PM 3,284 Views 2 Comments

The buildings that shape Dublin’s city centre.

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

Apr 1st 2018, 8:30 PM 62,986 Views 14 Comments

Home renovations often take more time and money than planned.

10 beautiful architectural details around Dublin you may not have noticed
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10 beautiful architectural details around Dublin you may not have noticed

Mar 21st 2018, 4:15 PM 17,822 Views 9 Comments

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

A look at Limerick's new multi-million courthouse
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A look at Limerick's new multi-million courthouse

Mar 10th 2018, 6:30 AM 22,052 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Mar 2nd 2018, 5:18 PM 1,019 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jan 3rd 2018, 5:29 PM 27,419 Views 23 Comments

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

This is the architectural design of the year
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This is the architectural design of the year

Dec 27th 2017, 6:30 PM 24,286 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Oct 7th 2017, 10:30 AM 11,162 Views 7 Comments

The design, named Adapt, was chosen this week.

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

Aug 9th 2017, 8:57 AM 63,785 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Aug 5th 2017, 5:00 PM 14,422 Views 15 Comments

One man who would know is Marshall Strabala.

This is Ireland's favourite building
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This is Ireland's favourite building

Jun 23rd 2017, 10:58 AM 70,466 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Jun 11th 2017, 6:00 PM 18,880 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Jun 3rd 2017, 2:39 PM 17,235 Views 15 Comments

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

Shanghai is building a massive agricultural district with a vertical farm
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Shanghai is building a massive agricultural district with a vertical farm

May 6th 2017, 5:00 PM 11,470 Views 10 Comments

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

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

May 6th 2017, 9:00 AM 14,906 Views 48 Comments

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

This English student accommodation building is based on the Hanging Gardens of Babylon
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This English student accommodation building is based on the Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Apr 22nd 2017, 4:00 PM 14,410 Views 16 Comments

Because why not?

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 4:00 PM 29,270 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 9:15 AM 13,227 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Mar 26th 2017, 11:30 AM 31,063 Views 35 Comments

Longest, not tallest.

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

Mar 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 36,068 Views 68 Comments

And they want the public’s input.

This building will have the tallest atrium in the world
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This building will have the tallest atrium in the world

Feb 18th 2017, 4:00 PM 18,359 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Dec 29th 2016, 6:00 PM 19,971 Views 16 Comments

It can only be reached by climbing or helicopter.

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

Dec 27th 2016, 6:00 PM 29,271 Views 10 Comments

The cost? A mere €5 million.

This skyscraper is the architectural design of the year
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This skyscraper is the architectural design of the year

Dec 26th 2016, 6:30 PM 18,847 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 18,419 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Dec 12th 2016, 8:53 AM 30,668 Views 62 Comments

Planning permission has been granted by Dublin City Council.

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