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Irish Architecture News

05 April 2013

Central Bank in the 21st Century Competition Results

“The purpose of the competition is to create a body of ideas about how the Central Bank building might approach its next phase of life… to re-imagine the building and its immediate surrounding...

27 March 2013

Local history society celebrating Sir Edward Lovett Pearce

Edward Lovett Pearce (1699-1733) is regarded as Ireland’s foremost neo-Palladian architect. His best-known buildings include Parliament House in College Green, Dublin, now the Bank of Ireland,and the Obelisk and Grotto both of which...

07 March 2013

Public lecture to examine influence of UL campus

A free public lecture focussing on the University of Limerick and the contribution of its buildings to local and national architecture will be held on Tuesday, March 12 at 8 pm. The event,...

18 February 2013

DCC Statement on Cork Hill Carbuncle

The full text of a statement from Dublin City Council: “A temporary traffic management structure has been erected adjacent to City Hall at the junction of Lord Edward Street/ Cork Hill. It has...

07 February 2013

Sheila O’Donnell shortlisted for Woman Architect of the Year

The shortlist for this year’s Woman Architect of the Year and Emerging Woman Architect of the Year awards have been announced. Alison Brooks, Clare Wright, Ellen van Loon, Francine Houben, Kathryn Findlay, Mary...

07 February 2013

Irish architect Killian Doherty nominated for Architects for Humanity award

The Football for Hope centre in Rwanda, designed by Irish architect Killian Doherty, has been nominated as Education Building of the Year 2012 by Architects for Humanity in San Francisco. The community building...

23 January 2013

Seminar on Dublin’s Victorian and Edwardian Parks

The Irish Georgian Society and the Irish Landscape Institute have arranged an all-day seminar on Victorian and Edwardian parks aimed at the landscape professional, the passionate gardener and the local historian alike. Madame...

23 January 2013

Conserving your Dublin Period House – IGS Lecture Series

The Irish Georgian Society and Dublin City Council presents a twelve-week lunchtime lecture series. Lectures take place from 1pm to 2pm on Tuesdays in February, March & April 2013 at 63 Merrion Square....

08 January 2013

Video – Kevin Roche chats with Shane O’Toole

Kevin Roche, the Irish architect behind such iconic buildings as the skyscrapers of the UN Plaza and California’s Oakland Museum, has been awarded the UCD Ulysses Medal. After receiving the award, Roche took...