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14 October 2008

Missing crane may delay U2 Tower

The Dublin Docklands Authority is seeking to remove an old maritime crane from the Record of Protected Structures (RPS) to facilitate the development of the U2 Tower, a local environment group has claimed....

14 October 2008

New Campus to Inspire Ireland’s Future Primary School Teachers

St Patrick’s College in Dublin, part of Dublin City University, has announced a 40million development plan for its north Dublin campus. UK-based international architectural practice RMJM worked in collaboration with Irish practice Taylor...

08 October 2008

Historic Abbey Theatre stones may go unused

The salvaged facade of the original Abbey Theatre should be incorporated into its new design, says the widow of a Dublin architect who was responsible for saving the granite blocks. However, the Office...

07 October 2008

Open House Dublin presents The Changing City

Following on from two successful years, the Irish Architecture Foundation is delighted to announce the third annual Open House Dublin weekend, which will take place from Thursday 16 October to Sunday 19 October...

06 October 2008

Confine tall buildings to 15 Dublin areas, review says

Dublin City Council planners have identified 15 areas as appropriate for high buildings, including the developing suburban areas around the Naas Road, Park West and Cherry Orchard. Buildings of more than 16 storeys...

06 October 2008

Memorial garden for for White House architect

A memorial garden has been opened to commemorate the Irish-born architect who designed and built the White House in Washington DC. More than 20 White House officials travelled to the opening of the...

03 October 2008

Liberties Local Area Plan on exhibition

The Liberties draft Local Area Plan (LAP) is now out for public consultation. The vision is to make the Liberties a great place to live, work and visit. The draft plan will be...

02 October 2008

Dunne scheme ‘oppressive and monolithic’

An Bord Pleanala has been urged to reject developer Sean Dunne’s 1.5 billion high-rise scheme for Ballsbridge on the grounds that “Ballsbridge is not Knightsbridge”. Barrister Colm MacEochaidh, who is representing objectors to...

02 October 2008

Open Debate: Has Dublin Changed For The Better?

The Irish Architecture Foundation presents as part of Open House Dublin 2008, a debate: Has Dublin Changed For The Better? The event will be held in the Liberty Hall Theatre, Dublin on October...