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Irish Architecture News

27 July 2013

Temple Bar Umbrellas Win International Architecture Award

The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies has just awarded The International Architecture Award for 2013 to the Rainscreen umbrella project...

22 July 2013

Assistance required – 1957 “églises de france reconstruites”

In 1957 an exhibition of modern French church art and architecture, églises de france reconstruites, was held at Ireland’s National Seminary in Maynooth. The exhibition was organised by Royal Institute of the Architects...

08 July 2013

Pragmatic Pretensions, The Decorative Interiors of the State Apartments

A contested symbol for generations, Dublin Castle has served as chief host to state ceremonies under colonial rule and within the life of the modern Irish state. Little known to the general public,...

14 June 2013

Irish Architectural Archive Temporary Closure

On foot of cutbacks in core grants and the sustained downturn in its traditional private-sector support base – architecture and construction – the Irish Architectural Archive has been experiencing very serious financial difficulties...

11 June 2013

Designers with ‘Backbone’ sought to complete Dublin City’s ‘Civic Spine’

The Parnell Square Cultural Quarter (PSCQ) will be a landmark destination which will complete the Civic Spine of Dublin at its northern end. Following on from the public launch of this major project,...

04 June 2013

Tatiana Bilbao to speak in Dublin

Booking hasopened for a forthcoming talk by Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao, the second in the NEWNOWNEXT free architectural talks series featuring current and next generation architects from across the globe. Tatiana Bilbao will...

10 May 2013

Ireland at Venice 2012 opens at CHQ

An exhibition celebrating the return of Ireland’s representation at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2012 has opened in Dublin’s CHQ Building in the Docklands. Ireland at Venice 2012 is an initiative of Culture Ireland...

09 May 2013

European Forum for Architectural Policies conference opens

“Shaping the Future – A Forum on Architecture: culture’s contribution to sustainable development” – a conference of the European Forum for Architectural Policies (EFAP), opened today. The purpose of this Conference is to...

08 May 2013

Dublin Civic Trust Summer CPD Courses

Dublin Civic Trust runs a series of courses and seminars each year which provides training and technical skills in the repair and maintenance of historic and traditionally built structures. These courses are rated...