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10 August 2008

Advertising space for rental bikes ‘a dodgy deal’

The agreement between Dublin City Council and international advertising company JC Decaux to provide rental bicycles in exchange for advertising space estimated to be worth €1 million annually is a “dodgy deal”, Green...

10 August 2008

Plans for underground rail line for Dublin to go on public display

The route and station plans for the new underground rail line from Heuston Station to Dublin’s Docklands, will be put on public display by Iarnród Éireann from tomorrow. The line, which the company...

10 August 2008

Design for Royal Canal Linear Park Unveiled

The Royal Canal Linear Park, which has been designed by Paris-based architectural practice, Agence Ter, will feature floating gardens, playgrounds, pavilions, new bridges and sporting facilities. The park will provide a visually striking...

07 August 2008

Memorial to Irish architect of White House unveiled in Kilkenny

A memorial to the Kilkenny-born architect of the White House, James Hoban, is being unveiled this evening, 100 yards from his birthplace near Callan. The structure, commemorating 250 years since the architect’s birth,...

07 August 2008

Architecture students gather in Dublin and Letterfrack

Take 400 architecture students from more than 40 countries. Throw them together in a hothouse atmosphere for 14 days of talks, lectures, walking tours and workshops in Dublin and Connemara. What you get...

31 July 2008

Orange Order marches into contemporary design

A new cultural centre has been built on the site of a former Orange hall and Church of Ireland hall in Bready, Co Tyrone. The centre, commissioned by the Bready and District Ulster...

31 July 2008

EASA 2008 events announced

It’s just a matter of days before the annual European Architecture Students Assembly convenes in Ireland. The Assembly will run from the 9th to the 11th of August in Colaiste Eoin and UCD,...

29 July 2008

Masterplan & Offices for Meath County Council & Navan Town Council Competition

The RIAI (Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland) is administering a competition on behalf of the competition promoters, Meath County Council www.meathcoco.ie This is an open, two-stage architectural competition for the development...

29 July 2008

Massive city facelift in store as Arnotts plan green-lighted

The north inner is set for a massive redevelopment after An Bord Pleanala gave the green light to a planned €700m Northern Quarter shopping area. The Arnotts plan will keep its signature skywalk,...