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07 March 2008

Wright On

Tucked-away in the middle of the county Wicklow town of Greystones is a newly built house of unusual architectural significance. Built in 2007, the house, a remarkable two storey modernist affair, was completed...

06 March 2008

Frank Lloyd Wright builder fears bungalow blitz

It is incredible that there is Frank Lloyd Wright house in Greystones, Co Wicklow, but for owner Marc Coleman, the recently completed building is the realization of a 27-year dream. He first came...

05 March 2008

Digital Hub office plan scaled back

Cavan-based developer P Elliott has come back with another proposal for the Windmill site at the Digital Hub in Dublin’s Liberties, this time concentrating on the digital media office element of the site....

04 March 2008

Architecture awards build on a solid reputation for design

Celebrating the best in Northern Ireland architecture is the goal of the Royal Society of Ulster Architects which has officially launched this year’s Design Awards due to take place in the Waterfront Hall,...

01 March 2008

Funding of €3.5m under the Civic Structures Conservation Grants Scheme announced

The Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, has announced grant offers totalling €3.5m to 138 Conservation projects around the country under the Civic Structures Conservation Grants Scheme, 2008. The Minister said...

29 February 2008

Dublin split over the U2 Tower

Dubliners like a good debate and a recent hot topic of discussion has been the U2 Tower, the development in the city’s docks area that has earned its nickname through the involvement of...

29 February 2008

Wexford Opera House set for July completion

The building would set new standards for theatre design and, specifically for opera house design in Ireland, the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism Séamus Brennan said yesterday as he performed the topping...

28 February 2008

HKR, Make and Gehl to redesign Dublin’s City Markets

A collaborative design team formed by HKR Architects, Make Architects and Gehl Architects has been selected to redesign and redevelop Dublin’s famous City Markets. Focusing on the redesign and revival of the site...

28 February 2008

Designs on their neighbours’ architect

One of the owners of this Edwardian house in Highgate, north London, the daughter of an Irishman who made his fortune in London, grew up here. As an adult she returned to live...