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31 July 2014

1874 – Villas, Rostrevor, Co. Down

Architect: William J. Watson Terrace of four villas constructed in Rostrevor, and published in The Irish Builder, May 15 1874. Watson was a Newry-based architect who had a thriving practice in this part...

23 July 2014

American Embassy building among highlights of Open House Dublin 2014

The ninth annual Open House Dublin will take place from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th October 2014. Over one weekend, great Dublin buildings of all types and periods will open up their doors...

23 July 2014

Grafton Architects + Shaffrey Associates selected for Parnell Square Cultural Quarter Redevelopment

Dublin City Council and the Parnell Square Foundation have announced that Grafton Architects + Shaffrey Associates, are selected as the preferred Design Team to deliver on an ambitious design brief set for the...

22 July 2014

1788 – Proposal to link Grand Canal with Liffey, Dublin

Architect: John Brownrigg A large ladder of canal locks proposed to join the James Street Basin of the Grand Canal with the River Liffey. At the Liffey end, small harbours would have been...

21 July 2014

1970s – Proposal for Heuston Station, Dublin

Unbuilt proposal to construct new shed and carpark over the existing platforms of Heuston Station. Exact date unknown, but would have meant the demolition of the existing platforms and structure. Model constructed by...

17 July 2014

2014 – Fire Station, Omagh, Co. Tyrone

Architect: HLM Architects HLM Architects in conjunction with Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) developed a bespoke suite of training facilities including a fully enclosed tower for ladder, smoke, breathing apparatus and...

17 July 2014

O’Donnell + Tuomey shortlisted for Stirling

Irish firm O’Donnell + Tuomey, who have been previously nominated four times but never won the prize, have made the shortlist with the red brick Saw Swee Hock Student Centre completed for the...

16 July 2014

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland competition for architecture students

In 1860 the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) held a competition for the design of a new building at 6 Kildare Street. The College has bought a building that stood on...

16 July 2014

1878 – High Altar, SS. Michael & John’s Church, Dublin

Architect: John L. Robinson The former Church of Saints Michael & John was built in 1813. Although the external fabric of the Church of SS. Michael and John still stands, the interior was...