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Irish Architecture News

02 May 2012

New Retail Planning Guidelines published

The Department for the Environment, Community and Local Government has published new Retail Planning Guidelines and accompanying Retail Design Manual. The new guidelines have statutory force and are designed to ensure that the...

25 April 2012

Art Deco Dublin inaugural meeting

Catherine Thibault, a French national, now based in Dublin is inviting those interested in the Art Deco style to a public meeting in the Irish Architectural Archive to form a new group. According...

17 April 2012

Thomas Street re-imagined

As part of their study and proposals for Thomas Street, the Dublin Civic Trust reimagined various key parts of the existing streetscape restored and reinvigorated. These images by Peter Keenahan, Architect serve to...

16 April 2012

Dublin Civic Trust launch Thomas Street Study

Regeneration proposals for historic Thomas Street in the centre of Dublin’s Liberties have been put forward in a new study by Dublin Civic Trust, being launched on Tuesday 17th May 2012 by the...

05 April 2012

Architectural Conservation and Original Drawing Awards 2012

The Irish Georgian Society invites applications for its Architectural Conservation and Original Drawing Awards 2012 from Irish registered architects or architectural firms, building surveyors and other professionals involved in the conservation of historic...

03 April 2012

Dun Laoghaire County Library and Samuel Beckett Civic Complex get go aheads

Construction of the new Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Library/Arts/Culture/Community complex at Moran Park, at an estimated cost of €36.6m, has been approved by DLR County Council. The project is the outcome of an RIAI...

23 March 2012

Place launches Architecture Tours in Belfast

PLACE, the Architecture and Built Environment Centre for Northern Ireland, are beginning their new tour season on Saturday, March 24th with the launch of three new tours. Belfast: A City Shaped by Conflict....

23 March 2012

An Taisce calls for Independent Planning Regulator

An Taisce has welcomed the publication of the Mahon Tribunal Report which has exposed the endemic corruption at the heart of the Irish Planning System while endorsing the Tribunals recommendation of a planning...

22 March 2012

Roisin Heneghan shortlisted for AJ Woman Architect of the Year award

Irish architect Roisin Heneghan has been shortlisted for the inaugural AJ Woman Architect of the Year award. Also shortlisted are Zaha Hadid, Amanda Levete, Sarah Wigglesworth, Deborah Saunt (DSDHA), Cindy Walters and Michál...