UK ARCHITECTS ‘MOST DISADVANTAGED’ BY NO-DEAL BREXIT

According to RIBA’s chief executive, Canadian architects will have better access to EU markets than their British counterparts after Brexit. Alan Vallance said British architects would be potentially the “most disadvantaged”. He was addressing MPs on the Exiting the EU Select Committee along with other business leaders last …

DSA IN BEIRUT

Lecturer Jim Roche and fourth year architecture student Georgia Ryan from the Dublin School of Architecture (DSA) participated in the fourth OIKONET international workshop at the Lebanese American University, Beirut, from 29th June to 6th July 2019. Thirty-five students from six schools of architecture from Lebanon, Turkey, Belgium, …

PLANS REVEALED FOR IRELAND’S TALLEST BUILDING IN CORK

Development management firm Tower Holdings Group has released details for the redevelopment and revitalisation of the historic Custom House Quay site. The development – which will link the peninsula to the centre of the city while introducing a large public realm for the first time in the history …

NEOLITH® AND PITT® COOKING BLAZE THE TRAIL

Exclusive sales partnership announced for South African market Neolith®, a market-leading brand of Sintered Stone, announces an exclusive partnership with integrated gas hob manufacturer PITT cooking in South Africa. Neolith Calatarao Silk worktop with PITT cooking hobs This exciting collaboration was born from a mutual respect of each …

NEOLITH®’S WINNING WAYS

Neolith® celebrate multiple award wins across Europe Neolith®, a market leading brand of Sintered Stone, reaches the halfway point of the year having achieved a number of prestigious accolades including a Red Dot Award, Plus X Award, German Design Award and an A’ Design Award. Back to the …

THE SINTERED SOUND OF THE SEA

Neolith® brings the sun-drenched Tyrrhenian coastline to the heart of Rome Acquaroof Terrazza Molinari, located on high amidst the rooftops above the excitement and vibrancy of central Rome, Italy, is the latest offering from renowned Italian restaurateurs the Troiani brothers and drinks brand Molinari. Situated on the sixth …

IRISH IN THE RUNNING FOR MIES AWARD

The conservation of a former tenement house at 14 Henrietta Street in Dublin’s north inner city has been shortlisted for the prestigious European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2019. It is one of two Irish projects on the shortlist, the other being …

PARISIAN CHIC IN THE HEART OF DUBLIN

After an extensive €4 million refurbishment, the iconic Café En Seine has reopened its doors on Dublin’s Dawson Street. Spanning over three floors, art nouveau haven now includes a designated restaurant area, several beautiful bars and an impressive indoor Street Garden. The bar closed down so it could …

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 …

XI’AN MAIKE CENTER’S BOOKSTORE

In the capital city for thirteen dynasties, Xi’an, there is a high-tech industry development zone which takes the lead in the most advanced technologies. In 1st and 2nd floor of a modern building which stands in this zone, YJY MAIKE CENTRE FLAGSHIPSTORE was designed by the famous Japanese …