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# buildings - Sunday 4 November, 2018

'Precautionary measures' work on 22 schools hit by structural defects to be finished this evening

Teams have been on site throughout the weekend to facilitate the reopening of schools.

# buildings - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

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

The buildings that shape Dublin’s city centre.

# buildings - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Dublin City Council says it's NOT planning to demolish historic housing blocks

Concern was raised last week that a number of protected structures designed by Herbert Sims would be demolished.

# buildings - Thursday 10 May, 2018

'If the council decides to demolish these buildings, people would protest'

Concern has been raised over the possible de-listing of protected housing complexes in Dublin designed by notable city architect Herbert Simms.

# buildings - Thursday 8 February, 2018

'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks

At least nine people died in Tuesday’s earthquake in the popular tourist city of Hualien.

# buildings - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

This plot of land in Dublin's docklands is up for sale for €27 million

The site could be home to 400 apartments.

# buildings - Sunday 13 August, 2017

A group of architects wants to save this 'piece of heritage' from demolition in Dublin

The building on Baggot Street dates back to the 1960s.

# buildings - 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.

# buildings - Sunday 26 March, 2017

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

Longest, not tallest.

# buildings - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Conserving our heritage: 'One woman was in tears that her home was a protected structure'

If your local authority decides your house or business is a protected structure, what actually happens?

# buildings - Saturday 18 February, 2017

This building will have the tallest atrium in the world

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

# buildings - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Poll: Do you think high-rise buildings would be a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think high-rise buildings would be a good idea?

Rents in Dublin city are 5.2% higher than their previous peak in early 2008, and when compared to their lowest rates in 2010, have grown by 51.3%.

# buildings - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Foreign investors snapping up Dublin office space at an extraordinary rate

Just over a quarter of commercial buildings in the capital have changed hands over the past two years.

# buildings - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Japan might put toilets in lifts in case people get stuck during earthquakes

Definitely qualifies as an emergency.

# buildings - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia

Firefighters have been struggling to contain the blaze due to strong winds.

# buildings - Sunday 28 December, 2014

The 10 tallest buildings that were never finished

Some buildings were just never meant to be…

# buildings - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Ferguson: Protests, violence, over news that police officer won't be charged over shooting of teen

There are peaceful protests against the verdict across the US and riots have broken out again in Ferguson.

# buildings - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Thousands of rentals in Dublin aren't good enough to pass council inspections

Out of the 5,984 rentals inspected, 5,228 were served with enforcement notices.

# buildings - Saturday 20 September, 2014

These 11 beautiful New York buildings no longer exist

New York had a poor record of protecting old buildings until 1966.

# buildings - Monday 8 September, 2014

Been noticing more cranes about? Construction has increased for 12 straight months

A new survey says that there is more work and jobs are on the up.

# buildings - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Gallery: These 20 amazing designs are up for the World Building of the Year award

Turkey, Japan, Iran, Korean, the UK and Australia are all represented.

# buildings - Saturday 23 August, 2014

16 buildings you need to visit before you die

Wow. Just…wow.

# buildings - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge What is the worst building in Ireland? Barfchitecture

What is the worst building in Ireland?

We want you to tell us!

# buildings - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Here are the world's favourite new buildings Architecture Porn This post contains images

Here are the world's favourite new buildings

A Manhattan skyscraper, a Chinese airport and a house on a sled in New Zealand all feature.

# buildings - Monday 3 March, 2014

The ESB no longer has to restore Dublin's 'Georgian Mile'

A vote this evening amended the city’s Development Plan, removing a requirement to build a Georgian facade if the site is redeveloped.

# buildings - Sunday 2 February, 2014

The people have spoken: These are the 14 best new buildings of the year

A hotel on stilts, a winding winery and a vibrant Walmart office are among the winners.

# buildings - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

36 per cent decrease in new buildings in 2013

There were 7,943 new buildings recorded in the Republic of Ireland in 2013.

# buildings - Thursday 12 December, 2013

'Campaign of sabotage': Former Quinn HQ in Derrylin attacked

The Quinn Group was rebranded as Aventas Group – its headquarters in Derrylin was attacked last night.

# buildings - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Expert panel declare World Trade Center as western hemisphere's tallest building

The panel decided in the tower’s favour in a dispute over whether the spire on top could be counted when measuring height.

# buildings - Friday 27 September, 2013

# buildings - Friday 13 September, 2013

Gilligan's Kildare estate up for sale - and could fetch €500k John Gilligan This post contains images

Gilligan's Kildare estate up for sale - and could fetch €500k

The convicted criminal is currently serving a 20-year jail sentence.

# buildings - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Why did this architect want to demolish downtown Paris?

The plan would have demolished an area which had descended into squalor, but is now one of the city’s most culturally significant areas.

# buildings - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Video: The moment a resort villa is partly swallowed by sinkhole Florida This post contains videos This post contains images

Video: The moment a resort villa is partly swallowed by sinkhole

Nearly a third of the Summer Bay Resort collapsed yesterday in Orland, Florida.

# buildings - Monday 29 July, 2013

The OPW is going to take an inventory of everything owned by the State Brian Hayes This post contains videos

The OPW is going to take an inventory of everything owned by the State

Minister of State Brian Hayes hopes to have details on every building, every piece of land and every table and chair owned by the State to be online by the beginning of next year.

# buildings - Monday 22 July, 2013

At least 54 dead in twin China quakes: government

The quake saw more than 21,000 buildings being severely damaged, with 1,200 collapsing.

# buildings - Monday 15 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 buildings whose facial expressions are giving them away Feelin' Emotions

11 buildings whose facial expressions are giving them away

They’ve got feelings, you know. Lots and lots of feelings.

# buildings - Monday 8 July, 2013

Over a dozen killed as hotel wall collapses in India

Staff buried under debris as “very old” building with cracks in walls gives way in Secunderabad.

# buildings - Thursday 4 July, 2013

# buildings - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Derelict sites in Dublin get mapped

A Google Map of derelict sites in Dublin aims to examine how space is used in the capital, and how the sites can become useful.

# buildings - Monday 24 June, 2013

Construction work on Luas Cross City line begins today

The infilling of cellars is the first part of the construction on the Luas Cross City line.

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