Author: Denise Maguire, Editor

NEOLITH® MONT BLANC SCALES NEW HEIGHTS OF CULINARY FASHION

Neolith® Mont Blanc specified by leading French chef throughout his conceptual dining venueFood holds particular significance for renowned chef Pierre Sang. Born in South Korea, he was adopted by a Parisian family at seven years old. Cooking played a major role in his integration into French society. Mont …

ARCHITECTS’ CONFIDENCE FALLS OFF A CLIFF

According to an article on Building Design (www.bdonline.co.uk), UK architects’ confidence in future workloads has plunged by a record amount since the start of the coronavirus crisis began. The RIBA’s Future Trends survey for March dropped by an unprecedented 33 points to -11. This is the steepest fall …

NEOLITH SURFACES OFFER ASSURANCE DURING GLOBAL HEALTH CRISIS

Clean, Durable, AestheticNeolith® surfaces offer assurance during global health crisis As householders strive to keep a clean environment and minimise health risks in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, Neolith®, the global pioneering brand of Sintered Stone, highlights the ways in which its surfaces offer peace of mind. …

FATHER OF MODERN IRAQI ARCHITECTURE DIES AT AGE OF 93

Rifat Chadirji, known as the father of modern Iraqi architecture, passed away in the UK after contracting the novel coronavirus, friends and Iraqi officials have said. The 93-year-old architect and photographer was credited with designing some of Iraq’s most well-known structures, including the iconic “Freedom Monument” in the …

WITHIN 2000M

Our public realm is temporarily limited to 2000 metres. This restriction offers the possibility of a new relationship with our local built environment and a changing perspective on our immediate surroundings. This is an opportunity to discover, rediscover and uncover the often overlooked and previously unnoticed. How well …

Jan/Feb 2020

IN THIS ISSUE Extensions and Refurbishments Shaking things up  – Stephen Oppermann on transforming the traditional world of banking design

Nov/Dec 2019

IN THIS ISSUE Workspace/Commercial – All in a days work Parc Life – Peter Gamble from Holder Mathias on Ireland’s first Center Parcs

FORBES ‘30 UNDER 30 EUROPE’ RECOGNISES TWO UCD GRADUATES

Two University College Dublin graduates are featured in this year’s Forbes ‘30 Under 30 Europe’ listings. Twins Conor and Ronan Burke, who both studied at the UCD School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, were recognised in the publication’s ‘Technology’ section for their company Inscribe. Founded in 2017 by …

WORK STOPS ON BUILDING SITES

Construction work that is not essential to the Covid-19 pandemic will end until 12 April under new measures. The move follows the introduction by the government of new restrictions to counteract the spread of the virus. In a statement the Director General of the CIF, Tom Parlon, said …