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Irish Architecture News

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...

06 November 2012

National Children’s Hospital for St. James’s site

A key decision, related to the most important single building project in the State, has been made by the Government today. The Cabinet has decided to develop the New Children’s Hospital at the...

11 October 2012

Irish Georgian Society announce winners of Drawing Awards 2012

The Irish Georgian Society has announced the winners of its Architectural Conservation and Drawing Awards, 2012. The awards are an annual scheme to encourage greater appreciation of Ireland’s built heritage and the work...

25 September 2012

New book – Irish Country Houses, A Chronicle of Change

Property has long been the national obsession. Stories of lavish spending, gross over-borrowing and large, rambling piles might bring to mind Celtic Tiger era Ireland, but this theme goes back much further than...

18 September 2012

Irish nominated for BSI Architectural Foundation award

This year sees the staging of the third, international BSI Swiss Architectural Award. The purpose of the award, which is held every two years, is to draw the public’s attention to young architects...

18 September 2012

Cork School of Architecture Masters Exhibition Opening

The exhibition consists of design thesis projects and works carried out during the inaugural Masters in Architecture Course at CCAE Cork School of Architecture (UCC/CIT) and the first Taught Masters Program in Ireland....

12 September 2012

And then there were three…. Open House Limerick

This October, the inaugural Open House Limerick (October 19-21) joins Open House Galway (October 11-15) and Open House Dublin (October 5-7) in presenting a weekend of building visits, architectural walks and more, opening...

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....