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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 …

SISK ON BOARD AS CORPORATE SPONSOR FOR OPEN HOUSE DUBLIN 2020

John Sisk and Son, Ireland’s leading builder and contractor, are corporate sponsor for this year’s Open House Dublin. An initiative of the Irish Architecture Foundation, Open House Dublin will take place “online and onsite” from today, Thursday 8th to Sunday, 11th October 2020. Commenting on the sponsorship, Tom …

ANNOUNCING OPEN HOUSE DUBLIN 2020

Open House Dublin, Ireland’s largest festival of architecture, is set to take place this year on the weekend of the 8 -11 October. This year’s event will differ from previous years with a strong focus on online and digital events. Highlights from the programme include a unique series …