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#Architecture

# architecture - Saturday 17 November, 2018

FactCheck: Are two Herbert Simms flat complexes in Dublin to be demolished?

There has been commentary online about plans for Pearse House and Markievicz House to be demolished – but are they set to be knocked down?

# architecture - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Superstitious symbols and shoes hidden under floorboards: The house where medieval and modern Dublin meet 9/9A Aungier Street This post contains videos

Superstitious symbols and shoes hidden under floorboards: The house where medieval and modern Dublin meet

9/9A Aungier Street dates back to 1664 where it was constructed as a medieval estate outside the old city wall.

# architecture - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Step by step: 12 of Ireland's most striking staircases, in photos

Striking curves, beautiful bannisters.

5 of Ireland's most underappreciated shopping centres, according to an architect

We spend a lot of time in shopping centres. But how often do we consider their design? We asked an architect for some highlights.

# architecture - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

12 striking photos of ruined buildings around Ireland

A tour of the beautiful and derelict dwellings across the country.

# architecture - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Attempt to stop Georgian house being replaced with 'crude and insensitive' apartment block

Campaigners say the possible demolition of Curragower House is “completely unwarranted”.

# architecture - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Unsung Galway: A guide to the city in 7 underappreciated buildings

From towers to gargoyles.

# architecture - Friday 15 June, 2018

Former tenement house will take visitors on 300-year tour of Dublin life

The building in Dublin’s north inner city has won two architectural awards.

# architecture - Friday 8 June, 2018

This is Ireland's favourite building

The shortlist for the public choice award included 31 entries around the island of Ireland and one in India.

# architecture - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Double Take: The striking Corporation flats designed by Herbert G Simms

The buildings that shape Dublin’s city centre.

# architecture - Sunday 1 April, 2018

'How I created my dream home from a house that hadn't been renovated since 1934'

Home renovations often take more time and money than planned.

# architecture - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

10 beautiful architectural details around Dublin you may not have noticed

From the church at the airport, to the secret bar in Trinity.

# architecture - Saturday 10 March, 2018

A look at Limerick's new multi-million courthouse

The courthouse is part of a €135 million redesign of court buildings across the country.

# architecture - Friday 2 March, 2018

'Design can improve couples' relationships': 7 things you didn't know about my job as an architect

Denise O’Connor, managing director of Optimise Design, shares some insights.

# 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.

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