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Irish Architecture News

06 February 2014

Newenham Mulligan & Associates / Grimshaw Architects to redesign the Curragh Racecourse

A consortium of two architect firms, international practice Grimshaw Architects and Limerick based Newenham Mulligan has won the international Architectural Competition to produce a concept design for the redevelopment of the Curragh Racecourse....

30 January 2014

ICOMOS launches key international conference: ‘Living with the Past’, Dublin 8-9th May

Most Governments in the developed World signed up to the Kyoto Protocol and agreed to reduce their Energy Consumption and CO² emissions by 20% by 2020 based on 1990 levels. The majority of...

28 January 2014

Grafton Architects & Kingston University unveils initial plans for new building

Kingston University has officially appointed Grafton Architects to design the proposed new building following a RIBA competition. The adjudication panel unanimously agreed that Grafton’s proposal would give the University the building it needs...

28 January 2014

Winners of 1916 Centenary Chapel Announced

The RIAI recently administered a competition on behalf of Glasnevin Cementary. Glasnevin Trust wished to develop a 1916 Centenary Chapel to commemorate, in particular the 232 people who died during the 1916 Rising...

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....