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11 May 2014

1898 – Wayfarers Arcade, Southport, Lancashire

Architect: Hurst & Bolshaw The Arcade first opened in October 1898 and was originally called the Leyland Arcade, after Southport MP, Sir Herbert Leyland. The arcade was the idea of John Humphrey Plummer,...

09 May 2014

‘Infra Éireann – Making Ireland Modern 1914 – 2014′ , Ireland’s entry at Venice 2014

The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan T.D., today announced details of Ireland’s participation at the 14th International Architecture Biennale Exhibition in Venice this June. Busáras, Dublin was chosen as...

09 May 2014

1899 – Charter House, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Architect: C.W. Bovis Built for the Pearl Life Assurance Company in 1899. Now apartments and commercial units. Listed Grade II. “This block is being erected in a prominent corner position close to the...

09 May 2014

1898 – New Palace Theatre, and Great Western Hotel, Plymouth

Architect: J.T. Wimperis & Arber Unlike many Victorian buildings, this 1898 theatre survived the blitz on Plymouth during the Second World War and operated as a nightclub until 2006. Now increasingly derelict and...

09 May 2014

1902 – Design for Masonic Hall, Aldershot, Hampshire

Architect: Coggin & Wallis Completed in 1902, and no longer in use as a Masonic Hall. Listed Grade II. “This design was chosen from sixteen sets of plans in the recent competition. Mr....

08 May 2014

1968 – Design for Institute of Technology, Kevin Street, Dublin

Architect: Hooper & Mayne Perspective of the new technical college on Kevin Street.

08 May 2014

1899 – London & Counties Bank, Clacton-on-sea, Essex

Architect: Baker & May “This building is just completed. The ground floor consists of the bank office, manager’s room, waiting – room, and strong – rooms, Mo. ; the manager’s residence is arranged...

08 May 2014

Record Breaking Simon Open Door Weekend: Over 1,200 Bookings

The 10th Annual RIAI Simon Open Door Weekend will be a record-breaking event. Over 1,200 bookings have already been made for consultations with Registered Architects on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th May 2014....

08 May 2014

1899 – Town Hall, Dukinfield, Cheshire

Architect: Eaton, Sons & Cantrell “The site for the town hall, Dukinfield, is in King-street ; the building will be set back about 50ft. from the street. The elevations are of Accrington bricks,...