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WINNERS OF 2021 RIAI ARCHITECTURE AWARDS ANNOUNCED

WINNERS OF 2021 RIAI ARCHITECTURE AWARDS ANNOUNCED The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has announced the winners of the 2021 RIAI Awards. The awards are given annually to acknowledge achievement in architecture and celebrate the quality of work carried out by RIAI members and the …

DESIGN POP PROGRAMME ANNOUNCEMENT

DESIGN POP PROGRAMME ANNOUNCEMENT Seven pavilions announced featuring collaborators Maser, Currabinny Foods, CCAE, Ballymaloe, PlayNice Studio, The River Lee + many many more…. Happening across Cork city – on the ground and online 27th – 29th August 2021 www.designpop.ie Cork city’s architecture, design and food festival, Design POP, …

CELEBRATED ARCHITECT JOHN MEAGHER DIES AGED 73

CELEBRATED ARCHITECT JOHN MEAGHER DIES AGED 73 The death has occurred of architect John Meagher, one of the founders of the well-known firm de Blacam and Meagher. Mr Meagher, who died aged 73, studied at the Dublin Institute of Technology school of architecture (1966-71) and at Helsinki University …

PUMP UP THE VOLUME

PUMP UP THE VOLUME Neolith enhances the individuality of singularly brilliant design hotel in Germany Nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Elbe Sandstone Mountains, close to the historic city of Dresden, in picturesque Pirna, Design Hotel Laurichhof brings fantasy to life. Renowned interior designer Annette Katrin Seidel, …

LED NIGHTINGALE PROJECT OPENS AT WHITEABBEY HOSPITAL

LED NIGHTINGALE PROJECT OPENS AT WHITEABBEY HOSPITAL Northern Ireland Health Minister Robin Swann has officially opened Northern Ireland’s second Nightingale Hospital in County Antrim. The new facility at Whiteabbey Hospital will ultimately have up to 100 beds available to ease pressure on the region’s Covid-19 wards in the …

AUTODESK OFFERS ARCHITECTS AI-POWERED GENERATIVE DESIGN

AUTODESK OFFERS ARCHITECTS AI-POWERED GENERATIVE DESIGN Autodesk, Inc. has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Spacemaker for $240 million net of cash. Based in Oslo, Norway, Spacemaker uses cloud-based, artificial intelligence (AI) and generative design to help architects, urban designers and real estate developers make …

VALERIE MULVIN ELECTED TO AOSDÁNA

Aosdána, the affiliation of creative artists in Ireland, has elected 12 new members. The 12 newly elected members include Valerie Mulvin, Director at McCullough Mulvin Architects. The other new members include Kevin Barry (literature); Gerard Byrne (visual art); Pat Collins (visual art); Jim Doherty (music); Margo Harkin (visual …

NICOLA DONNELLY PROMOTED TO ASSOCIATE AT HAMILTON ARCHITECTS

Conservation architect Nicola Donnelly has been promoted to the position of Associate of Hamilton Architects LLP. A chartered architect and RIBA accredited conservation architect, Nicola has been with the practice for five years and has worked on many prestigious projects during that time. She is currently working towards …