98 teams from 28 countries enter Dublin architecture competition and UCD expands shortlist from five to six teams in recognition of outstanding response from international design community.
Planning permission granted for a 560-bed hostel at 35- 36 Abbey Street Upper and Abbey Cottages, Dublin designed by HKR Architects. The 4,406 sqm scheme includes demolition of existing buildings and construction of a nine-storey tourism hostel comprising 560 beds with dining facilities, café, bar, reception area and meeting rooms.
RKD Architecture designed this new home – a modernist pavilion, re-interpreting the seaside villa. Visually distinct, utilising an eclectic mix of materials and interventions to navigate its spectacular aspect.
This is a global search for an integrated design team for two much-needed initiatives. Firstly, to create an Entrance Precinct Masterplan, and secondly, to devise a concept design for a charismatic yet integrated new 8,000 sqm building.
Designed by Anthro Architecture and constructed in the side garden of the Client’s redbrick childhood home, at the entrance to a typical suburban cul de-sac, the site was previously occupied by the family’s garage and boat shed.
Architectural Farm designed an internal reorganisation and two-storey extension to the rear of this semi-detached house responding to a brief creating a flexible light-filled family home.
The project has been designed by ABK Architects to give a new lease of life to Ballymun’s old Boiler House and create a National Centre of Excellence in Education for Sustainable development.
From Rubens to Rembrandt, the National Gallery of Ireland is home to some of the world’s greatest paintings. After a multi million-pound make-over the gallery is reopening with a blockbuster Vermeer exhibition.
Design: ODOS Architects
This design of a new family home, located on a tight site off a narrow laneway in Dublin City Centre, responds to its restricted context by creating a central courtyard to maximise natural light and spatial quality.
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Dublin T2 Airport, Ireland building design by Pascall + Watson Architects with Arup and Mace – €395million T2 to handle 15 million passengers per year
The thriving campus of Google Ireland by architects Evolution Design consist of four buildings located in the heart of Dublin’s historic docklands district, with over 47,000 sqm of unique office space.
Design: Aughey O’Flaherty Architects. RIBA National Award Winner 2013: the site is located in a residential area in south county Dublin with the new house replacing a 1970s bungalow which existed on the site previously.
Design: FKL Architects
Analysis of the site suggested a continuation of a linear organisation along the new street edge, extending the strategy established by the Ballymun master plan.
The concept resolved into a formal proposition that twists and bends in response to various site conditions and brief requirements, to provide a coherent and integrated response which embeds itself into the existing and emerging context.
Design: Mary Laheen Architects. The new extension is located at the street edge of the site on a busy road leading from the city centre to the west. The limited site necessitated a three- or four-storey building located towards the edge of the existing playground and therefore the provision of play space at roof level.
Design: Paul Keogh Architects
Commissioned by Dublin City Council to replace a number of derelict 1960s flat blocks with a mixed tenure social housing development comprising apartments, houses and own door duplexes. This project redefines the neglected streetscape and creates a new shared and secure garden for the residents and their children.
DoCoMoMo Ireland presents Central Bank in the 21st Century: an open design competition to develop ideas for what the building might become. The architectural ideas competition seeks to generate discussion among designers and decision-makers about the future of the Central Bank building.
The library was built in the 1980’s and served the community well over the past decades. However the library became outdated, in need of upgrading and became too small to deal with the collection of resources available to the community for reference or borrowing.