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Irish Architecture News

31 August 2007

Dublin City Council Planning Conference – Combating Urban Sprawl & Successful Apartment Living

Dublin City Council, in cooperation with IPA, has organised a conference at the Croke Park Conference Centre on 17th September 2007, to bring together a wide range of stakeholders engaged in efforts to...

14 October 2003

3W and DDDA Press Release on U2 Landmark Tower

To put an end to the speculation on the U2 tower competition, 3W and the Dublin Docklands Development Authority have agreed to issue this joint statement which outlines the facts. Up and coming...

05 October 2003

Were 3W the architects the DDDA were looking for?

On October 1st, Irish-architecture.com motivated by the ongoing debate regarding the official winner, circulated a request to its mailinglist subscribers and the readers of affiliated websites for entries to the U2 Landmark Tower...

10 June 2003

Heneghan Peng Architects win Grand Egyptian Museum competition

Dublin-based Heneghan Peng Architects have won the international architectural competition to design the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza. The open architectural competition attracted 1557 designs from 83 countries, most likely the largest global...

15 January 2003

Arts Council of Northern Ireland takes the lead on architecture

The Arts Council today unveiled a ground-breaking policy on the built environment, set to transform the design quality of new buildings and the way public space is developed across Northern Ireland. The policy,...

25 November 2002

National Inventory of Architectural Heritage launched

Mr. Martin Cullen, T.D., Minister for the Environment and Local Government has launched the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage series of publications at the Custom House, Dublin. (The Minister’s Speech in full) The...

06 October 2002

Jedi Archives Clones Long Room, Trinity Attacks

The above image is a shot of the Long Room Library, Trinity College of Dublin. Or is it? Actually it’s not, it’s an image of the Jedi Archives in the most recent episode...

10 December 2000

Going Dutch

Cork, the most voluptuous of Irish cities with its bow-fronted terraces and winding main thoroughfare, has gained a curvaceous addition. The design for the exhibitions wing at the Crawford municipal art gallery by...

09 December 2000

Conservation is the key to the castle

Few castles in Ireland possess as majestic a defensive setting as that of Dunamase, a medieval stone fortress in Co Laois, about four miles outside Portlaoise. The fact that it stands high over...