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01 June 2010

RIAI Travelling Scholarship announced

The theme for this year’s Travelling Scholarship Award was Building in the Landscape. Many of the schemes met the challenge of this theme head-on with well considered proposals for building in a sensitive...

19 May 2010

Call for ‘grandfather clause’ in legislation for architects’ register

Hundreds of people who have been practising as architects for many years have appealed for a “grandfather clause” to be introduced in legislation which would give them automatic entry on a new register...

25 February 2010

Adverts for architects’ register ‘misleading’

An advertising campaign promoting a new register of architects has been deemed misleading after the broadcasting watchdog found it implied that “unqualified” architects could not be trusted. The register was launched last November...

19 February 2010

Invest pensions ‘to build more schools’

Irish pension funds should be invested in building schools, hospitals, libraries and sports facilities to help Ireland become a world-class country in which to live and work, the incoming president of the Royal...

19 February 2010

Architects are rolling up their sleeves

The Central Statistics Office and FàS estimate that overall employment in the construction sector has halved since peak employment during the boom. In niche areas of the sector the crash has been much...

16 November 2009

Register for architects launched

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) and the Minister for the Environment, John Gormley T.D. today jointly launched the new Register for Architects. Established under the Building Control Act 2007,...

02 November 2009

Minister of Environment addresses RIAI Annual Conference “Shaping Ireland’s Future”

Mr. John Gormley, Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government today addressed the Annual Conference of the Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland in Limerick. In his address, the Minister acknowledged the...

22 June 2009

Limerick’s Thomond Park wins architecture award

The Limerick architects who designed Thomond Park have scooped a prestigious Irish architecture award this morning. The redeveloped stadium designed by Murray O’Laoire Architects was announced live on RTE’s Morning Ireland radio programme...

17 June 2009

RIAI unveils 35 projects shortlisted for Irish Architecture Awards

Wexford Opera House, Thomond Park in Limerick and two ground-breaking social housing schemes in Dublin’s inner city are among the 35 projects shortlisted for this year’s Irish Architecture Awards. Announced yesterday by the...

02 June 2009

Irish architects outraged at ‘exclusionary’ competition rules

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland may complain to Brussels over turnover restriction in Dublin competition The professional body for Irish architects is considering making a complaint to the European Commission...