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Donal Fallon: The incredible legacy of Herbert Simms, who helped transform Dublin
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Donal Fallon: The incredible legacy of Herbert Simms, who helped transform Dublin

Jul 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 17,501 Views 6 Comments

Donal Fallon describes the impact the Dublin Corporation architect Herbert Simms had on Dublin city.

An Taisce releases list of 10 most at-risk buildings, including the Iveagh Markets in Dublin
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An Taisce releases list of 10 most at-risk buildings, including the Iveagh Markets in Dublin

Jul 11th 2020, 4:50 PM 51,427 Views 21 Comments

The heritage charity has marked the ten important structures in Ireland as being in “a state of disrepair”.

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 17,080 Views 17 Comments

Plus one that continues to divide opinion.

'Precautionary measures' work on 22 schools hit by structural defects to be finished this evening
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'Precautionary measures' work on 22 schools hit by structural defects to be finished this evening

Nov 4th 2018, 5:31 PM 9,716 Views 5 Comments

Teams have been on site throughout the weekend to facilitate the reopening of schools.

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 3,258 Views 2 Comments

The buildings that shape Dublin’s city centre.

Dublin City Council says it's NOT planning to demolish historic housing blocks
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Dublin City Council says it's NOT planning to demolish historic housing blocks

May 17th 2018, 2:07 PM 14,027 Views 2 Comments

Concern was raised last week that a number of protected structures designed by Herbert Sims would be demolished.

'If the council decides to demolish these buildings, people would protest'
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'If the council decides to demolish these buildings, people would protest'

May 10th 2018, 12:05 AM 30,478 Views 36 Comments

Concern has been raised over the possible de-listing of protected housing complexes in Dublin designed by notable city architect Herbert Simms.

'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks
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'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks

Feb 8th 2018, 7:19 AM 8,062 Views 4 Comments

At least nine people died in Tuesday’s earthquake in the popular tourist city of Hualien.

This plot of land in Dublin's docklands is up for sale for €27 million
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This plot of land in Dublin's docklands is up for sale for €27 million

Oct 11th 2017, 3:15 PM 27,904 Views 55 Comments

The site could be home to 400 apartments.

A group of architects wants to save this 'piece of heritage' from demolition in Dublin
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A group of architects wants to save this 'piece of heritage' from demolition in Dublin

Aug 13th 2017, 11:30 AM 33,487 Views 40 Comments

The building on Baggot Street dates back to the 1960s.

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 14,421 Views 15 Comments

One man who would know is Marshall Strabala.

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 31,062 Views 35 Comments

Longest, not tallest.

Conserving our heritage: 'One woman was in tears that her home was a protected structure'
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Conserving our heritage: 'One woman was in tears that her home was a protected structure'

Feb 19th 2017, 8:00 PM 51,878 Views 35 Comments

If your local authority decides your house or business is a protected structure, what actually happens?

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.

Poll: Do you think high-rise buildings would be a good idea?
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Poll: Do you think high-rise buildings would be a good idea?

Aug 23rd 2016, 10:15 AM 19,552 Views 95 Comments

Rents in Dublin city are 5.2% higher than their previous peak in early 2008, and when compared to their lowest rates in 2010, have grown by 51.3%.

Foreign investors snapping up Dublin office space at an extraordinary rate
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Foreign investors snapping up Dublin office space at an extraordinary rate

Jun 7th 2016, 1:47 PM 18,403 Views 30 Comments

Just over a quarter of commercial buildings in the capital have changed hands over the past two years.

Japan might put toilets in lifts in case people get stuck during earthquakes
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Japan might put toilets in lifts in case people get stuck during earthquakes

Jun 7th 2015, 4:30 PM 9,174 Views 21 Comments

Definitely qualifies as an emergency.

Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia
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Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia

Jan 3rd 2015, 6:11 PM 10,450 Views 5 Comments

Firefighters have been struggling to contain the blaze due to strong winds.

The 10 tallest buildings that were never finished
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The 10 tallest buildings that were never finished

Dec 28th 2014, 4:00 PM 37,513 Views 15 Comments

Some buildings were just never meant to be…

Ferguson: Protests, violence, over news that police officer won't be charged over shooting of teen
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Ferguson: Protests, violence, over news that police officer won't be charged over shooting of teen

Nov 25th 2014, 7:27 AM 13,123 Views 117 Comments

There are peaceful protests against the verdict across the US and riots have broken out again in Ferguson.

Thousands of rentals in Dublin aren't good enough to pass council inspections
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Thousands of rentals in Dublin aren't good enough to pass council inspections

Oct 21st 2014, 11:16 AM 10,232 Views 27 Comments

Out of the 5,984 rentals inspected, 5,228 were served with enforcement notices.

These 11 beautiful New York buildings no longer exist
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These 11 beautiful New York buildings no longer exist

Sep 20th 2014, 5:30 PM 41,737 Views 26 Comments

New York had a poor record of protecting old buildings until 1966.

Been noticing more cranes about? Construction has increased for 12 straight months
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Been noticing more cranes about? Construction has increased for 12 straight months

Sep 8th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,776 Views 8 Comments

A new survey says that there is more work and jobs are on the up.

Gallery: These 20 amazing designs are up for the World Building of the Year award
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Gallery: These 20 amazing designs are up for the World Building of the Year award

Sep 7th 2014, 8:00 AM 16,419 Views 17 Comments

Turkey, Japan, Iran, Korean, the UK and Australia are all represented.

16 buildings you need to visit before you die
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16 buildings you need to visit before you die

Aug 23rd 2014, 5:30 PM 48,338 Views 35 Comments

Wow. Just…wow.

What is the worst building in Ireland?
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What is the worst building in Ireland?

Jun 5th 2014, 9:06 AM 53,354 Views 272 Comments

We want you to tell us!

Here are the world's favourite new buildings
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Here are the world's favourite new buildings

Apr 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 22,340 Views 15 Comments

A Manhattan skyscraper, a Chinese airport and a house on a sled in New Zealand all feature.

The ESB no longer has to restore Dublin's 'Georgian Mile'
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The ESB no longer has to restore Dublin's 'Georgian Mile'

Mar 3rd 2014, 9:49 PM 19,695 Views 30 Comments

A vote this evening amended the city’s Development Plan, removing a requirement to build a Georgian facade if the site is redeveloped.

The people have spoken: These are the 14 best new buildings of the year
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The people have spoken: These are the 14 best new buildings of the year

Feb 2nd 2014, 3:00 PM 23,763 Views 19 Comments

A hotel on stilts, a winding winery and a vibrant Walmart office are among the winners.

36 per cent decrease in new buildings in 2013
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36 per cent decrease in new buildings in 2013

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 3,574 Views 7 Comments

There were 7,943 new buildings recorded in the Republic of Ireland in 2013.

'Campaign of sabotage': Former Quinn HQ in Derrylin attacked
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'Campaign of sabotage': Former Quinn HQ in Derrylin attacked

Dec 12th 2013, 12:16 PM 9,680 Views 40 Comments

The Quinn Group was rebranded as Aventas Group – its headquarters in Derrylin was attacked last night.

Expert panel declare World Trade Center as western hemisphere's tallest building
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Expert panel declare World Trade Center as western hemisphere's tallest building

Nov 12th 2013, 8:06 PM 18,707 Views 69 Comments

The panel decided in the tower’s favour in a dispute over whether the spire on top could be counted when measuring height.

The People's Daily building in China looks like a gigantic, gold-plated, um...
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The People's Daily building in China looks like a gigantic, gold-plated, um...

Sep 27th 2013, 8:00 PM 15,009 Views 56 Comments

Is it just us?

Gilligan's Kildare estate up for sale - and could fetch €500k
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Gilligan's Kildare estate up for sale - and could fetch €500k

Sep 13th 2013, 8:01 AM 14,197 Views 43 Comments

The convicted criminal is currently serving a 20-year jail sentence.

Why did this architect want to demolish downtown Paris?
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Why did this architect want to demolish downtown Paris?

Sep 1st 2013, 9:45 AM 11,511 Views 11 Comments

The plan would have demolished an area which had descended into squalor, but is now one of the city’s most culturally significant areas.

Video: The moment a resort villa is partly swallowed by sinkhole
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Video: The moment a resort villa is partly swallowed by sinkhole

Aug 13th 2013, 10:31 AM 12,683 Views 49 Comments

Nearly a third of the Summer Bay Resort collapsed yesterday in Orland, Florida.

The OPW is going to take an inventory of everything owned by the State
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The OPW is going to take an inventory of everything owned by the State

Jul 29th 2013, 6:45 AM 7,259 Views 27 Comments

Minister of State Brian Hayes hopes to have details on every building, every piece of land and every table and chair owned by the State to be online by the beginning of next year.

At least 54 dead in twin China quakes: government
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At least 54 dead in twin China quakes: government

Jul 22nd 2013, 10:11 AM 3,852 Views 1 Comment

The quake saw more than 21,000 buildings being severely damaged, with 1,200 collapsing.

11 buildings whose facial expressions are giving them away
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# Feelin' Emotions

11 buildings whose facial expressions are giving them away

Jul 15th 2013, 11:41 AM 8,858 Views 0 Comments

They’ve got feelings, you know. Lots and lots of feelings.

Over a dozen killed as hotel wall collapses in India
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Over a dozen killed as hotel wall collapses in India

Jul 8th 2013, 1:45 PM 3,400 Views 2 Comments

Staff buried under debris as “very old” building with cracks in walls gives way in Secunderabad.

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