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24 February 2009

Buro Happold and Explorations Architecture to design new Liffey Valley bridge

The Railway Procurement Agency is pleased to announce that the winners of the competition to design the Metro West – Liffey Valley Bridge are Buro Happold and Explorations Architecture. The RIAI (Royal Institute...

20 February 2009

Buro Happold creating unique geometry at Lansdowne Road Stadium

Geoff Werran, project director, and Fergus McCormick, structural engineering leader, of Buro Happold describe the concrete works at the new Aviva (Lansdowne Road) Stadium in Dublin. The Aviva Stadium (previously Lansdowne Road) has...

20 February 2009

1783 – Robert Adam’s designs for Castle Upton, Co. Antrim

Architect: Robert Adam Designs by Scottish neo-classical architect Robert Adam for a redevelopment of Castle Upton. Adam raised and machiolated the pair of round towers from the original castle and gave them high,...

19 February 2009

Old village on Blasket to be surveyed, says OPW

Building Conservation officers are on their way to the Great Blasket Island off Co Kerry to carry out surveys of the old village with a view to stabilising buildings there, the Office of...

19 February 2009

Tourism plan for Killruddery

Proposals to develop the Killruddery estate on the outskirts of Bray, Co Wicklow, as a 250,000 visitor-a-year tourist attraction have been endorsed by the county’s senior planners. The Elizabethan Revival house, which dates...

19 February 2009

Bright ideas sought for docklands civic space

Does Harry Crosbie think things are going to turn militant? Even political rallies are to be catered for in the new “civic and public space” being planned by Crosbie for a site behind...

19 February 2009

Dublin Parlour Design Competition

Dublin City Council and Point Village Ltd have come together to develop the Point Square as a new civic and public space for the city. A design competition will be organised by the...

16 February 2009

New O’Donnell + Tuomey Community Centre Opens

The new Sean O’Casey Community Centre on St Mary’s Road, East Wall, Docklands was officially opened today, Friday 6th February 2009 by Bertie Ahern, TD. following a complete rebuild and extension. The €9...

15 February 2009

Bicycle rental scheme to go ahead

The French scheme was introduced 18 months ago with 20,000 bicycles, but 7,800 have already been stolen and 1 1,600 have been vandalised or damaged, according to figures released by JCDecaux. Remi Pheulpin,...