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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 …

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 …

LIMERICK ARCHITECTS WIN UK BUILT ENVIRONMENT AWARD

A Co Limerick company is the first from Ireland to win an award at the UK Built Environment Awards. Architectural Conservation Professionals (ACP) based in Grageen House, Cappanuke, Cappamore received their prize at a black-tie dinner in the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel. A highly commended award was presented …

WINNERS OF LEEDS UNIVERSITY CONTEST

O’DONNELL & TUOMEY WINS LEEDS UNIVERSITY CONTEST O’Donnell & Tuomey has been selected to design a new student hub at the University of Leeds after a RIBA-run competition. The practice beat a strong line-up of finalists including Cullinan Studio, Reiach & Hall, Evans Vettori and Nicholas Hare Architects. …

GANDON MEDAL AWARD

YVONNE FARRELL AND SHELLEY MCNAMARA AWARDED RIAI GANDON MEDAL The RIAI has awarded the RIAI James Gandon Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Architecture to Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, of Grafton Architects. The Gandon Medal is the highest personal award given to an architect in Ireland. Yvonne Farrell …

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 …