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TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN POISED FOR 21ST-CENTURY MAKEOVER

 For hundreds of years, Trinity College Dublin has appeared to many Dubliners as an imposing, high-walled institution they dared not enter. “I’ve spoken to people who’ve lived and worked in the capital their whole lives,” says Prof Veronica Campbell, Trinity’s bursar. “Often, their first time in Trinity may …

NEXT GENERATION FIRE PROTECTION NOW BEING WIDELY USED IN IRELAND

Sika offers highly effective fire protection systems to satisfy increasing safety requirements. They give people more time to exit a building in the event of a fire. At the same time, they minimalize the damage and reduce refurbishment costs. Urbanization, sustainability, prosperity and demographic development pose increasingly high …

RENZO PIANO UNVEILS DESIGN FOR NEW GENOA BRIDGE FOLLOWING DISASTER

Italian architect Renzo Piano has designed a €202 million bridge for his hometown of Genoa, after the old bridge collapsed in a storm. In a statement Piano said it was a “great honour” to design the motorway bridge, which he did for free out of a sense of …

THE FOUR SEASONS OF NEOLITH®

Stone & Skills take inspiration from Vivaldi for unique installation at Masters of LXRY Last week, Stone & Skills, the Dutch materials specialists presented a special installation at this year’s Masters of LXRY, held at the Rai Amsterdam, Netherlands, from 6-10 December 2018. The showcase, produced in association …

FLOATING DATA CENTRE IN LIMERICK TO MOOR 124 JOBS IN €35M PLAN

Revolutionary €35m floating data centre is being planned for Limerick Docks, in a move which could create 124 jobs. Limerick has beaten a number of locations across Europe to the investment, with Minister of State Patrick O’Donovan hailing it as “yet another element of the city’s rejuvenation”. With …

2.6 ACRE WINDMILL SITE SET FOR FURTHER RE-GENERATION

The Digital Hub, Ireland’s largest and most established cluster of technology, digital media and internet companies, has announced the appointment of Scott Tallon Walker Architects and KSN Project Management to support the development of The Digital Hub. Following an EU-wide tendering process, Scott Tallon Walker Architects has been …

IAF HAS 3 NEW EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES

  CURATING ARCHITECTURE RESIDENCY The IAF is a cultural agency with a national and international remit. We are excited by the unconventional, experimental, contextually rich and culturally engaged. We often operate in the spaces between architectural culture, design and spatial practice. We communicate to the public through exhibitions, …