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Irish Architecture News

23 July 2014

American Embassy building among highlights of Open House Dublin 2014

The ninth annual Open House Dublin will take place from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th October 2014. Over one weekend, great Dublin buildings of all types and periods will open up their doors...

23 July 2014

Grafton Architects + Shaffrey Associates selected for Parnell Square Cultural Quarter Redevelopment

Dublin City Council and the Parnell Square Foundation have announced that Grafton Architects + Shaffrey Associates, are selected as the preferred Design Team to deliver on an ambitious design brief set for the...

17 July 2014

O’Donnell + Tuomey shortlisted for Stirling

Irish firm O’Donnell + Tuomey, who have been previously nominated four times but never won the prize, have made the shortlist with the red brick Saw Swee Hock Student Centre completed for the...

16 July 2014

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland competition for architecture students

In 1860 the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) held a competition for the design of a new building at 6 Kildare Street. The College has bought a building that stood on...

16 July 2014

Henchion Reuter Architects to redesign Dublin’s Goethe-Institut

The Goethe-Institut, announced on July 8, a €8 Million redevelopment and expansion of its Georgian HQ at 37 Merrion Square, Dublin 2. Designed by Irish-German architecture practice Henchion Reuter Architects, commissioned by the...

15 July 2014

Poll: Poolbeg Chimneys – yeah or nay?

Now that Dublin city councillors have voted to preserve the ESB’s Pigeon House chimneys at Poolbeg, do you feel that they should be preserved? The ESB in 2007 announced its intention to close...

11 July 2014

RDS and Leinster Rugby announce architectural competition for new arena

RDS and Leinster Rugby have announced an open international two stage architectural competition for a new and outstanding multi-purpose arena in the heart of Dublin 4. The ambition is to create a signature...

11 July 2014

ESB applies for planning for Fitzwilliam Street

The ESB has lodged a planning application with Dublin City Council to redevelop the Fitzwilliam Street site. The design by internationally award winning Grafton Architects and O’Mahony Pike Architects follows from an international...

11 July 2014

Dublin PARK(ing) Day 2014

Dublin PARK(ing) Day is back on Friday the 19th of September 2014 and is calling for all enthusiasts (individuals and organisations) to create pop up parks, installations, art pieces, giant games or performance...