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Irish Architecture News

29 August 2012

Grafton Architects wins Silver Lion for International Exhibition

Dublin-based architecture practice Grafton Architects has won the Silver Lion at the Venice Biennale. For their impressive presentation of a new University campus in Lima, connecting to the ideas of Paulo Mendes da...

28 August 2012

Irish Pavilion opens at Venice Biennale

The Irish Ambassador to Italy has officially inaugurated an exhibition by the Irish architects heneghan peng at the Irish Pavilion at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition as part of la Biennale di Venezia....

10 August 2012

Irish Georgian Society believes Merrion Square tourism initiative undermined by bus parking

The Irish Georgian Society welcomes Fáilte Ireland’s new initiative for Merrion Square which aims to promote it “as a unique and vibrant cultural destination and tourist attraction”. However, the Society contends that this...

26 July 2012

ARPL Architects win Kingswood school competition

Ayr-based, ARPL Architects have been announced at the winners of the Schools Competition in Kingswood, Tallaght, Co Dublin. In joint second place is shared by Dublin-based de Blacam and Meagher Architects and the...

24 July 2012

Projects wanted for “21st Century Iconic Homes in the West”

Planned as part of Galway’s Open House festival commencing on Thursday 11th October 2012 this exhibition dedicated to “21st Century Iconic Homes in the West” is an unique opportunity for all registered Architects...

20 July 2012

Design for memorial to victims of institutional abuse unveiled

The government has announced the winner of a competition to provide a memorial to victims of institutional abuse as recommended in the Ryan Report and endorsed by Dáil Éireann. Dublin architectural firm Studio...

21 June 2012

RIAI Awards 2012 announced

The winners of the RIAI Architecture Awards for 2012 have been announced today at the Wood Quay Venue. Best Conservation/Restoration Project goes to OPW and their work on Monaghan Courthouse Best Educational Building...

21 June 2012

Irish architects winners in RIBA Awards 2012

Two buildings in the Republic of Ireland have emerged as winners in the EU Category of the RIBA Awards 2012. Scott Tallon Walker won for their renovations at the former Carroll’s Factory in...

20 June 2012

‘Lost Post’ by Maire Crean

A new book on Irish Post Offices has just been launched. Written by Maire Crean, it was officially launched on June 18th by historian Thomas Packenham in DIT Bolton Street. “How often do...