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Irish Architecture News

19 December 2012

RIAI Announces Competition Winner for New Main Entrance – Dublin City University

The RIAI has announced the winner of the open, one-stage competition for a New Main Entrance at Dublin City University. The winning entry is by Pol Gallagher, ZaP Architecture, based in London. The...

14 December 2012

Restless Pencil – exhibition and lectures on Noel Moffett

Opening next Thursday 20 December, the Irish Architectural Archive is holding a exhibition “Restless Pencil” – an exhibition of architectural drawings, photographs and works on paper marking the centenary of the birth of...

08 December 2012

O’Donnell + Tuomey Win Icon Magazine Architecture Practice of the Year

Irish practice O’Donnell + Tuomey were announced as winners of the Architecture Practice of the Year Award by Icon Magazine. The inaugural Icon Magazine International Awards 2012 were announced at a special event...

29 November 2012

Buildings from the Irish Views Series by Gallaher

Issued between 1908 and 1910, these cigarette cards were part of the “Irish View Scenery” collection by Gallaher Ltd. The full set had 600 cards covering buildings, landscape, and streetscapes. Many of the...

27 November 2012

Docomomo Ireland to launch ideas competition for iconic Central Bank

“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...

26 November 2012

Dublin City Council responds to Liberty Hall decision

Dublin City Council deliberated on the proposals by SIPTU to redevelop Liberty Hall for a considerable period of time. The first application was withdrawn. Following the withdrawal of that application, Dublin City Council...

19 November 2012

Video – O’Donnell+Tuomey lecture at Portland State University

O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects is a seven-time winner of the AAI Downes Medal for Excellence in Architectural Design, recipient of the RIAI Gold Medal, the highest award in Irish architecture. Their uniquely contextual,...

16 November 2012

Liberty Hall redevelopment refused permission

An Bord Pleanála has refused permission for the demolition and redevelopment of Liberty Hall. The authority this morning said its board had unanimously decided to refuse permission for the redevelopment, saying the proposed...

12 November 2012

An Taisce creates ‘Buildings at Risk’ database for Dublin

An Taisce has published an illustrated ‘buildings at risk’ list for Dublin so as to document the large numbers of vacant or derelict historic buildings in the city, from landmarks such as the...