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2019 ROYAL GOLD MEDAL FOR ARCHITECTURE

Sir Nicholas Grimshaw was awarded the 2019 Royal Gold Medal, the UK’s highest honour for architecture, at a special ceremony at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) this evening (14 February 2019). Presented by the RIBA in recognition of a lifetime’s work, the Royal Gold Medal is …

BALBRIGGAN MAIN STREET AND HARBOUR SET FOR MASSIVE TRANSFORMATION

Balbriggan’s Main Street and Harbour area look set for a massive transformation following a public survey taken by over 4,000 local people. Over 25% of the local population aged over 11 took part in the Our Balbriggan survey to prioritise a list of suggested improvements for a €20m-plus …

NEW PLAZA PROPOSED FOR NORTH SIDE OF HA’PENNY BRIDGE

A new pedestrian plaza for Dublin is to be created on the north side of the city, beside the Ha’penny Bridge on Liffey Street, following the refusal by An Bord Pleanála of the College Green plaza. Dublin City Council plans to pedestrianise Lower Liffey Street, which will block …

SHOW, DON’T TELL – NEOLITH® EXTENDS GLOBAL REACH WITH 14 NEW SHOWROOMS

Today, Neolith®, a leading brand of Sintered Stone, announces plans for four new showrooms in Milan, Rome, Amsterdam and Düsseldorf, expanding its global presence. The development sees Neolith adding to an impressive roster of venues internationally in Madrid and Barcelona, Spain; Tokyo, Japan; Ramallah, Palestine; Singapore; Manhattan, Phoenix, …

PITCH PERFECT

The five-star Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort in Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow, has unveiled their brand-new look with recent refurbishments to their lobby and bar areas with architects Henry J Lyon central to design. The resort, just 30 minutes from Dublin, has invested €9 million over the past …

THE STILES ROAD

The project comprises of the renovation and extension to the rear of a 1930′s semi-detached house in Clontarf. The house was modernized 15 years ago but with the arrival of the owners two children, the house, and its extension, no longer fulfilled the owners’ needs. The brief was …

THOROUGHBRED BUILDING

Naas Racecourse has unveiled its brand new ‘Feature Building’ at its recent National Hunt race meeting. The new Feature Building was created as part of a €3.2 million HRI Capital Development Scheme which commenced last year. It is an unusual structure; cylindrical in shape, it boasts wrap around …