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ARCHITECT JEAN NOUVEL SUES PARIS CONCERT HALL

The architect behind the Philharmonie de Paris is suing the body that manages it over fines issued against him when the building opened over-budget and behind schedule. According to an article in The Guardian, the cost of the concert hall rose from €173 million when the project was …

GRAND JURY FOR 2020 RIBA INTERNATIONAL PRIZE REVEALED

RIBA has announced the Grand Jury for the 2020 RIBA International Prize, the prestigious prize for architecture outside of the UK. 2020’s Grand Jury led by Odile Decq includes Es Devlin (Lay Juror), Jeanne Gang, Rossana Hu and Gustavo Utrabo. The biennial awards celebrate buildings that exemplify design …

NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR APPOINTED AT TILESTYLE

TileStyle are delighted to announce the appointment of Gerry Butler as their new Managing Director. Gerry is a highly experienced international CEO with over 30 years of experience growing companies such as retailers Xtra-vision and Blockbusters internationally, as well as leading companies including Sony Pictures and a number …

CHARLES JENCKS DIES AGED 80

Charles Jencks, the architectural historian, landscape designer and cultural theorist has died at the age of 80. With his late wife, Maggie Keswick, he co-founded the Maggie’s cancer care charity that has commissioned a string of world-famous architects and won the Stirling Prize. The first Maggie’s Centre opened …

HLM ARCHITECTS OPENS DUBLIN OFFICE

HLM Architects has strengthened its offering to its growing portfolio of clients as it extends into the Dublin market. The new workspace in Fitzwilliam Place will enable HLM to access wider opportunities and develop activities across Ireland. With studios across the UK and internationally, the award-winning firm responds …

GRAFTON ARCHITECTS WINS RIBA GOLD MEDAL

Grafton Architects have been named as the recipient of the Royal Gold Medal, awarded annually by RIBA, in recognition of their significant lifetime contribution to the advancement of architecture. The medal will be presented to Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara at a special ceremony in London next year. …

SPECIFIERS BREAKFAST

Sika would like to invite you to our complete project and passive fire event, which will be held at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork on Thursday 24th October 2019. Everything you need to know about the complete range of products and systems that we offer, across all aspects of …