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Irish Architecture News

16 January 2014

Heritage Council Proposes Living Town Tax Incentive Scheme

The Heritage Council is proposing a Living Towns tax incentive scheme to encourage investment in protecting and enhancing heritage buildings. The Council is concerned that, with the collapse of public funds available for...

07 January 2014

Populous wins planning for new Casement Park stadium in Belfast

Located on a 12 acre site on the Andersonstown Road in the west of Belfast, Casement Park is one of the largest stadia in Ulster (at 32,500 seat capacity), hosting football and hurling...

30 December 2013

Moscow’s National Centre for Contemporary Art won by Heneghan Peng

Dublin-based Heneghan Peng Architects have won an international competition to build Moscow’s National Centre for Contemporary Art. The firm was selected from a shortlist of three that included Moscow’s MEL Space and Madrid’s...

18 December 2013

Minister Deenihan launches new €5 million Built Heritage Jobs Leverage Scheme

The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Mr Jimmy Deenihan TD, has launched a new fund of €5 million – the Built Heritage Jobs Leverage Scheme – for the repair and conservation...

16 December 2013

Heneghan Peng shortlisted for Moscow art museum

The Irish practice Heneghan Peng are one of three firms shortlisted to build the National Centre for Contemporary Art in Moscow. Spanish firm Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos and MEL from Moscow were also shortlisted....

18 October 2013

Eileen Gray Sunday Lecture Series

Join curator Jennifer Goff, at the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History for a series of talks exploring the life and work of Irish architect and designer Eileen Gray. Talks...

12 October 2013

Traces of Peter Rice

The Office of Public Works presents Traces of Peter Rice, an exhibition showcasing the work of the world-renowned Dublin-born engineer, Peter Rice (1935-1992), which is on view at Farmleigh Gallery until 22 December...

11 October 2013

Harland & Wolff drawing offices to be restored

A £5m grant from a new Heritage Lottery Fund programme will be used for the regeneration of the Harland and Wolff headquarters building and drawing offices in Belfast. The building on Queen’s Island...

11 October 2013

ESB to demolish Fitzwilliam Street building

The ESB has announced proposals to redevelop its new headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street, with a view to seeking planning permission in spring next year. The company said that the building, parts of which...