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PLANS REVEALED FOR IRELAND’S TALLEST BUILDING IN CORK

Development management firm Tower Holdings Group has released details for the redevelopment and revitalisation of the historic Custom House Quay site. The development – which will link the peninsula to the centre of the city while introducing a large public realm for the first time in the history …

ENGINEERS IRELAND ‘STATE OF IRELAND 2019 – A REVIEW OF INFRASTRUCTURE IN IRELAND’

With more than 600,000 people in Ireland living in poor housing conditions with leaks, damp or rot, Engineers Ireland has published 100 recommended actions to futureproof Ireland’s built environment and meet environmental, social and economic goals. The recommended actions across housing, energy, transport, communications, water/wastewater, waste and flood …

ARCHITECTS – JOIN THE BOARD OF THE IAF

The Irish Architecture Foundation is seeking two architects for its Board to work alongside the current board and staff on delivering the IAF’s Strategy 2019-2023. Established in 2005, the IAF is an independent organisation dedicated to the promotion of architecture as culture. It encourages people to engage with …

LONDON PESSISISM SPREADS TO REGIONAL ARCHITECTS

According to an article on bdonline, architects across the Midlands and East Anglia have followed their London peers sliding into pessimism about what the future holds. The two regions have become increasingly despondent about their pipeline of future work, with a lack of clarity around Brexit said to …

ENGAGING WITH ARCHITECTURE SCHEME 2019 – CLOSING DATE

The purpose of the ‘Engaging with Architecture’ Scheme is to support ambitious, innovative and creative, high-quality projects – e.g. exhibitions, events, festivals and programmes. Its aim is specifically to enhance and extend the public’s experience of, and involvement with, architecture. There are two strands to the scheme; Strand …

ARTS COUNCIL ANNNOUNCES NEW DESIGN AWARDS

The Arts Council has announced the launch of two new exciting awards, ‘Engaging with Architecture Scheme 2019’ and the new ‘Architecture Project Award 2019’. The purpose of the Architecture Project Award is to support ambitious new work in, or about, architecture through the creation of spatial, material or …

WATERFORD STUDENT WINS COMPETITION TO REIMAGINE CITY’S CULTURAL QUARTER

Luke Carparelli, a design student at Waterford Institute of Technology has been selected as the winner of a design proposal to re-envision the O’Connell Street area in Waterford City, Waterford’s Cultural Quarter. Entrants included students from WIT’s BA (Hons) in Design (Visual Communications) and Bachelor of Architecture (Hons). …

NEOLITH® MAKES WAVES AT HOTEL LLEVANT

Bespoke Sintered Stone surfaces specified for cool and contemporary Costa Bravan Hotel For award-winning architect Pau Llimona, the Mediterranean Sea has always possessed a romantic mystique. The centre of the world for many classical civilisations, its rugged coastlines and azure waters have informed its unique cultural identity, inspiring …