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From TheJournal.ie An Taisce releases list of 10 most at-risk buildings, including the Iveagh Markets in Dublin Disrepair

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Boomtime beauties: 6 Celtic Tiger buildings that deserve more appreciation, according to architects Insider Guide
From TheJournal.ie 'Precautionary measures' work on 22 schools hit by structural defects to be finished this evening Structural Defects

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'If the council decides to demolish these buildings, people would protest' Herbert Simms

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks Taiwan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie This plot of land in Dublin's docklands is up for sale for €27 million For Sale

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

The site could be home to 400 apartments.

From TheJournal.ie A group of architects wants to save this 'piece of heritage' from demolition in Dublin Wrecking Ball

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

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

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

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

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

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 Poll: Do you think high-rise buildings would be a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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%.

From TheJournal.ie Foreign investors snapping up Dublin office space at an extraordinary rate Changing Hands

Foreign investors snapping up Dublin office space at an extraordinary rate

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

From TheJournal.ie Japan might put toilets in lifts in case people get stuck during earthquakes Moveable Poo

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

Definitely qualifies as an emergency.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia Lives At Risk

Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia

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

From TheJournal.ie The 10 tallest buildings that were never finished Skyscrapers

The 10 tallest buildings that were never finished

Some buildings were just never meant to be…

From TheJournal.ie Ferguson: Protests, violence, over news that police officer won't be charged over shooting of teen Michael Brown

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of rentals in Dublin aren't good enough to pass council inspections INspections

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

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

From TheJournal.ie These 11 beautiful New York buildings no longer exist Concrete Jungle

These 11 beautiful New York buildings no longer exist

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

From TheJournal.ie Been noticing more cranes about? Construction has increased for 12 straight months New Build

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Gallery: These 20 amazing designs are up for the World Building of the Year award Property Porn

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 16 buildings you need to visit before you die Architechure

16 buildings you need to visit before you die

Wow. Just…wow.

What is the worst building in Ireland?

We want you to tell us!

From TheJournal.ie Here are the world's favourite new buildings Architecture Porn This post contains images

Here are the world's favourite new buildings

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

From TheJournal.ie The ESB no longer has to restore Dublin's 'Georgian Mile' Redevelopment

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The people have spoken: These are the 14 best new buildings of the year Property Porn

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 36 per cent decrease in new buildings in 2013 Construction

36 per cent decrease in new buildings in 2013

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Campaign of sabotage': Former Quinn HQ in Derrylin attacked Quinn Group

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Expert panel declare World Trade Center as western hemisphere's tallest building Pretty Big I Guess

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The People's Daily building in China looks like a gigantic, gold-plated, um... Awkward
From TheJournal.ie Gilligan's Kildare estate up for sale - and could fetch €500k John Gilligan This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Why did this architect want to demolish downtown Paris? Le Corbuiser

Why did this architect want to demolish downtown Paris?

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

From TheJournal.ie Video: The moment a resort villa is partly swallowed by sinkhole Florida This post contains videos This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The OPW is going to take an inventory of everything owned by the State Brian Hayes This post contains videos

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie At least 54 dead in twin China quakes: government Earthquake

At least 54 dead in twin China quakes: government

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

11 buildings whose facial expressions are giving them away

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

From TheJournal.ie Over a dozen killed as hotel wall collapses in India India

Over a dozen killed as hotel wall collapses in India

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

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What should we do with all the empty garda stations? Over To You
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