Author: Denise Maguire, Editor

NMA GOES INTO LIQUIDATION

Newenham Mulligan & Associates (NMA) announced with regret this week that the company is going into liquidation. In a statement on its website, the practice said that the directors wish to acknowledge the significant contribution of all the many talented and loyal staff both past and present and …

‘ARCHITECTS DECLARE’ LAUNCHES IN IRELAND

A group of Irish architects has declared a climate and biodiversity emergency, following the lead of UK colleagues. Ireland is the latest country in the world to launch Architects Declare. Architects Declare is now calling on other registered architects in Ireland to join the group and to work …

WHAT KIND OF CITY DO YOU WANT?

Dublin is changing and people are talking about it. Its shape, development and identity are a hot topic at the moment. Dublin aspires to grow and operate on an international scale, while at the same time retaining the essential character of place. Does Dublin need to work a …

ARCHITECTS ENJOY LOWER CAR INSURANCE PREMIUMS

Architects are being offered cheaper car insurance premiums than anyone else in the professional services sector, according to new research by Quotezone.co.uk. Accountants, solicitors and dentists are paying more while GPs and financial advisors are paying the most. It is the strong arm of the law that is …

100 NEW JOBS ANNOUNCED BY MMD CONSTRUCTION

Irish owned firm officially opens new €6 million headquarters in Cork Irish-owned construction company, MMD Construction, has announced the creation of 100 new jobs. The news comes as Tánaiste Simon Coveney officially opens MMD Construction’s new fourth generation office building at the Cork Airport Business Park. The new …

SEE AWARD-WINNING ARCHITECTURE AT THE RIAI

The RIAI is hosting an exhibition of the 2019 RIAI award winners as well as entries selected for Exhibition in the RIAI Architecture Centre, 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2. The exhibition will remain open until Friday 20 September, which is also Culture Night Dublin. Opening times are Monday-Friday, …

DSA WELCOMES INCOMING STUDENTS

The Dublin School of Architecture has welcomed its incoming first year students for a two day formal orientation process. Orientation commences on the Bolton Street campus on Tuesday 10th September, followed by a second day of digital induction for each class group. The sessions on Tuesday 10th September …

HENEGHAN PENG IS WINNER IN AGA KHAN ARCHITECTURE AWARDS

The winners of the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture have been announced and include a Palestinian museum, a bamboo preschool and a nature reserve built on an old rubbish dump. Heneghan Peng Architects designed the zigzagging Palestinian museum, which is one of four new builds to have …

QUAD ON TRACK FOR TU DUBLIN STUDENTS IN SEPTEMBER 2020

Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh and Minister for Finance and Public Reform, Paschal Donohoe visited Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) recently for the topping-out ceremony of the Central Quad on the TU Dublin flagship campus at Grangegorman. From September 2020, there will be more than 10,000 …