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Irish Architecture News

07 May 2015

ILI Lecture – Villes et villages d’art et de patrimoine

The last in this year’s ILI lecture series takes place on May 12th 2015. This lecture will be run in association with ICOMOS Ireland and followed by a wine reception. All are welcome,...

29 April 2015

ESB to cap and maintain Poolbeg Chimneys

The ESB will this week initiate essential maintenance work to protect the Poolbeg Chimneys which are now over 40 years old. While electricity generation continues at Poolbeg, the chimneys themselves have not been...

25 February 2015

Saw Swee Hock Student Centre makes final 5 of Mies Award

The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the final 5 works that will compete for the 2015 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe...

11 February 2015

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara win 2015 Jane Drew Prize

The 2015 Jane Drew Prize has been awarded to Irish architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, who set up Grafton Architects in 1978, for their ‘massive influence’ on the architectural profession. The award,...

10 February 2015

Four Irish firms make Mies shortlist

The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the 40 shortlisted works that will compete for the 2015 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe...

03 February 2015

Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey receive 2015 Royal Gold Medal for architecture

Irish architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey will today, Tuesday 3 February, receive the 2015 Royal Gold Medal, the world’s most prestigious architecture award. Given in recognition of a lifetime’s work, the Royal...

30 January 2015

Newenham Mulligan & Grimshaw Architects chosen to design RDS Arena

A consortium of architect firms, Dublin-based Newenham Mulligan Architects and London-based Grimshaw Architects, has won the international design competition for the multimillion-euro redevelopment of the RDS Arena. The RDS, with their partners Leinster...

28 January 2015

Open architectural competition inspired by WB Yeats’ Poem “The Lake Isle of Innisfree”

An International Architectural Competition open to regional, national and international practitioners of architecture and art, proposes a poetic intervention for the island of Innisfree which will mediate between Yeats’ poetic vision and contemporary...

26 January 2015

City, Assembled.

City, Assembled provides an opportunity for visitors to become displaced from their immediate surroundings, enabling a re-imagination of Dublin’s civic space. The exhibition references the Dublin Civic Exhibition 1914 and the Dublin Town...