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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 …

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 …

A HOME FROM HOME!

Plan Magazine had the pleasure of being given a guided tour of the show flat of latest purpose-built student accommodation project of Global Student Accommodation (GSA), Ardcairn House, just a two-minute walk from the DIT Grangegorman campus in Dublin 7. The state-of-art residence, designed by MOLA Architects and …

IRISH LANDSCAPER BUILDING A WAR MEMORIAL GARDEN

When he is not constructing a first World War memorial garden in the moat of the 14th century Château de Péronne in the Somme in northern France, landscape gardener Peter Donegan lives in Ballyboughal in north Co Dublin. “Ballyboughal is a small enough place of about 650 people,” …