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23 October 2008

Grafton Architects win at World Architecture Festival

The World Architecture Festival celebrates the work, concerns and aspirations of the international architectural community, during a three-day event taking place in Barcelona, Spain from 22 to 24 October 2008. Divided into many...

23 October 2008

Not all plain sailing at canalside house

The front of this Dublin house looks a tad twee, with its rustic stone that is no doubt meant to recall the stables that would have traditionally been in the gardens of period...

23 October 2008

Henrietta Street exhibition on contemporary design in historic settings

All 79 entries to an architectural competition to complete the end of a Georgian terrace on Dublin’s historic Henrietta Street will go on show at Dublin City Hall. The ideas competition asked for...

23 October 2008

New cross-border bridge at Narrow Water

The design of a new bridge across the border between the Republic and the North has been unveiled. The 280-metre-long cable-stayed bridge will link Narrow Water near Warrenpoint in Co Down with Cornamucklagh...

22 October 2008

Irish architectural firm opens office in Shanghai

Irish architecture firm Henry J Lyons and Partners officially opened its new Shanghai office yesterday, saying the facility marks a significant step in its efforts to expand in China and the broader region....

21 October 2008

New conference centre to include 12th-century wall

Dublin’s old city wall will form the focal point of a new multi-million euro, state of the art conference suite, to be built in the basement of the Civic Offices at Wood Quay....

20 October 2008

Eyre Square renovation could now cost city 20m

The controversial Eyre Square project in Galway could cost up to 20 million as a result of a High Court ruling, the city’s mayor has predicted. Mayor of Galway Cllr Padraig Conneely says...

20 October 2008

Capel Street to be revamped under city council initiative

Neon signs, visible sex-shop paraphernalia and gaudy shopfront displays are to be banned from Dublin’s Capel Street under a new city council initiative to revamp the area. The council intends to clean up...

19 October 2008

A boy’s own adventure

There aren’t many who can say that the weather during the recent miserable summer suited them just fine. But award-winning architect Neil Burke-Kennedy can. His satisfaction with the weather has, however, nothing to...