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Dublin: 8 °C Monday 22 January, 2018


# architecture - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

An insider's tour of Dublin in 6 much-maligned modern buildings

We asked two architects to share their thoughts on Dublin’s notable buildings that are often overlooked.

# architecture - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

This is the architectural design of the year

The building is designed to resemble a flood dragon rising from the water.

# architecture - Saturday 7 October, 2017

This design has been chosen to replace the Norwegian government HQ damaged in fatal 2011 attacks

The design, named Adapt, was chosen this week.

# architecture - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

This is what the new Central Plaza in Dublin could look like

The plan includes restaurants, shops and a rooftop venue with 360° views of the city.

# architecture - Saturday 5 August, 2017

The man behind the skyscrapers: 'I have done houses, museums and the world's tallest building'

One man who would know is Marshall Strabala.

# architecture - Friday 23 June, 2017

This is Ireland's favourite building

The shortlist included 60 projects across 13 counties and three international projects.

# architecture - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Futuristic 'drone ports' are one way of redesigning empty shopping centres

As the e-commerce sector grows, the ‘drone port’ could make deliveries easier for companies.

# architecture - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From tree houses to museums: Public asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building Architecture This post contains images

From tree houses to museums: Public asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland wants your opinion.

# architecture - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Shanghai is building a massive agricultural district with a vertical farm

The farms will primarily grow leafy greens, like kale, bok choi, and spinach.

Here are the designs for Barack Obama's $500 million presidential library

The former US president wants the library to “create an institution that will train the next generation of leadership”.

# architecture - Saturday 22 April, 2017

# architecture - Sunday 2 April, 2017

This 40-storey skyscraper has trees climbing all the way to the top

It will be the first skyscraper in the French city, with construction due to start next week and finish in 2022.

In Casablanca, locals are building shanty towns on the rooftops of historic apartment buildings

A housing crisis has led Moroccans to cobble together makeshift homes.

# architecture - Sunday 26 March, 2017

This New York skyscraper would be the world's longest building

Longest, not tallest.

# architecture - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Top US architects are re-imagining Dublin One to make it 'a vibrant destination'

And they want the public’s input.

# architecture - Saturday 18 February, 2017

This building will have the tallest atrium in the world

The Zaha Hadid-designed building will be finished next year.

# architecture - Thursday 29 December, 2016

This cabin has great views - because it hangs off a cliff

It can only be reached by climbing or helicopter.

# architecture - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Every apartment in this building has a private pool on its balcony

The cost? A mere €5 million.

# architecture - Monday 26 December, 2016

This skyscraper is the architectural design of the year

Now the world’s second-tallest building, the tower began construction in 2008 and took seven years to build.

# architecture - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Britain has gone to war with brutalist architecture - should Dublin?

A British minister called it a “cult of ugliness”.

# architecture - Monday 12 December, 2016

Clerys building to come to life with extra floor and glass atrium

Planning permission has been granted by Dublin City Council.

# architecture - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

First collector coin commemorating an Irish woman issued by Central Bank

The first coin features one of Gray’s most iconic designs.

# architecture - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

The challenge: How to design houses for people with mental illnesses

The world’s first architectural and interior design guidelines for those with mental health conditions were published by Irish institutions yesterday.

# architecture - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Could a floating parliament be the answer for Britain's £4 billion restoration?

The Palace of Westminster needs a serious facelift.

# architecture - Monday 6 June, 2016

100 years of ugly buildings? A new book begs to differ

A new publication from Dublin City Council looks back at architecture in the city during the 20th century.

# architecture - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Dublin architecture firm wins contest to design €125m building for London School of Economics Grafton Architects This post contains images

Dublin architecture firm wins contest to design €125m building for London School of Economics

Grafton Architects saw off tough international competition.

# architecture - Sunday 14 February, 2016

The 14 best new buildings on the planet, according to architecture fans

Architects continue to push…

# architecture - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

This apartment in the heart of Dublin lies close to Kilmainham Gaol

With a third-floor bird’s eye view as well.

# architecture - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget

Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.

# architecture - Sunday 6 December, 2015

The tallest building in the world will be an Iraqi skyscraper

With its iconic ‘veil’ of solar panels, the four-tower behemoth will produce as much energy as it consumes — a breakthrough in tall-building design.

# architecture - Sunday 15 November, 2015

There's an intriguing story behind why this Irish design genius was ignored for decades

The first Irish biography about her has been nominated for an Irish Book Award.

# architecture - Thursday 15 October, 2015

What else could I get for… this €275,000 three-bedroom house in Dublin

We take a look at what €275,000 would get you in other parts of the country.

North Dublin is getting 114 new three-bedroom houses

The new homes will be launched at Belltree in Clongriffin.

# architecture - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Fancy a duplex in Blackrock? Now's your chance...

It’s got four bedrooms and it’s just come on the market.

# architecture - Monday 5 October, 2015

Take a tour of the ultra-modern estate of 'Simpsons' co-creator Sam Simon

It can be all yours for just €16 million.

# architecture - Thursday 1 October, 2015

What else could I get for…the €375,000 pricetag on this family home in Galway

We take a look at what €375,000 would get you in the rest of the country.

Fancy a look around Ryan Tubridy's house?

It’s for sale, you know.

# architecture - Thursday 24 September, 2015

A house with a view: this Dublin townhouse has a great location - and lots to see

We do like to be beside the seaside – especially in this gorgeous Sandymount townhouse.

# architecture - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Space, light and design are at the heart of this Swords development

And there are three showhouses on view this week.

# architecture - Saturday 29 August, 2015

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