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05 November 2010

Architects call on Government to use €331m remaining Budget for 2010 to build schools

Architects have described the new figures that show the Department of Education has yet to spend almost half of its Budget for this year which was earmarked for capital projects as “˜shocking’ and...

28 September 2010

RIAI announce shortlisted entries for 3Twenty10 ideas competition

The RIAI has announced the shortlisted entries in their recent ideas competition. The winners will be announced in mid-November. The shortlisted entries can be viewed here. The end of the largest building boom...

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...

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