Author: Denise Maguire, Editor

NEW FUNDING SCHEME FOR ARCHITECTS ANNOUNCED

The Arts Council and Arts & Disability Ireland have announced the 2020 Arts and Disability Connect funding scheme for artists with disabilities. Architecture is one of the eligible art forms and the deadline for this scheme is Monday 24 February at 4pm. Specifically targeted at individual artists with …

CIARAN O’CONNOR APPOINTED NEW RIAI PRESIDENT

Ciaran O’Connor FRIAI is the new RIAI President for 2020 to 2021. He has taken over from David Browne who served from 2018-2019. In 2012, the Irish Government appointed Ciaran O’Connor as the new State Architect and Principal Architect in the Office of Public Works. Ciaran worked in …

GREEN LIGHT FOR METROPOLITAN WORKSHOP’S DUBLIN HOUSING SCHEME

Metropolitan Workshop’s Dublin office has won planning permission for a 20-home scheme in the city’s southern suburb. The Annesley Gardens project, for Seabren Developments, sits in a former light industrial backland with the site surrounded on all sides by protected period housing. The project comprises two house types: …

TU DUBLIN LAUNCHES BSC (HONS) IN BIM

Technological University Dublin has announced the commencement of its Level 8 BSc (Hons) in BIM (Digital Construction), designed and delivered by the same team who created TU Dublin’s award-winning MSc in aBIMM suite (ICE Awards Third Level Course of the Year 2019). This programme is designed to meet …

A FIRST CLASS IN DESIGN

The Niccolò Cusano University is one of Italy’s most prestigious learning institutions. Its Telematics eCampus has helped bring higher education into the 21st century, providing online classes and contact with a personal tutor every day to its students. The bricks-and-mortar campus itself is a historic site, situated in …

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION YEA! 2020 – YOUNG EUROPEAN ARCHITECTS

CA’ASI is organising an architectural competition to highlight the vitality and originality of young European architecture. The best projects in this international competition, which is open to young architects from across Europe, will be exhibited at CA’ASI as part of the 17th International Architecture Biennale in Venice (May …

KNAUF AMF CEILINGS THROUGHOUT NEWLY BUILT CORK PRIMARY SCHOOL

St Columba’s Boys National School in Cork  provides a modern and progressive learning environment. The school has been completed with Knauf AMF HERADESIGN ceilings. Design and acoustic performance were key criteria, which is why HERADESIGN was the first choice and installed in all the classrooms as floating rafts …