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# architecture - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Here's the £8 million house that won two Dublin brothers a top UK architecture prize
# Best Of British
# Best Of British

Here's the £8 million house that won two Dublin brothers a top UK architecture prize

May 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 31,888 Views 11 Comments

Finally, SOMETHING to spend our spare £8 million on.

# architecture - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Here are the world's favourite new buildings
# Architecture Porn
# Architecture Porn

Here are the world's favourite new buildings

Apr 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 22,346 Views 15 Comments

A Manhattan skyscraper, a Chinese airport and a house on a sled in New Zealand all feature.

# architecture - Sunday 2 February, 2014

The people have spoken: These are the 14 best new buildings of the year
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

The people have spoken: These are the 14 best new buildings of the year

Feb 2nd 2014, 3:00 PM 23,771 Views 19 Comments

A hotel on stilts, a winding winery and a vibrant Walmart office are among the winners.

# architecture - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Here's why the Seattle Seahawks boast the loudest outdoor stadium in the world
# Architecture
From The42
# Architecture

Here's why the Seattle Seahawks boast the loudest outdoor stadium in the world

Jan 15th 2014, 10:43 AM 7,255 Views 5 Comments

CenturyLink Field hit 137.6 decibels last month and this Sunday’s NFC Championship game won’t be much quieter.

# architecture - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

The architects behind London’s Olympic Stadium will build you a personal arena in your back garden for $30m
# Field Of Dreams
From The42
# Field Of Dreams

The architects behind London’s Olympic Stadium will build you a personal arena in your back garden for $30m

Dec 24th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,689 Views 3 Comments

Anyone stuck for last-minute present ideas?

# architecture - Saturday 2 November, 2013

This is what was lost when Penn Station was demolished 50 years ago
# Grandeur
# Grandeur

This is what was lost when Penn Station was demolished 50 years ago

Nov 2nd 2013, 8:30 AM 32,983 Views 18 Comments

The station – second only to Grand Central in New York – was razed to the ground in 1963.

# architecture - Sunday 6 October, 2013

‘Blobitecture’ is the latest trend in building design
# Curvy
# Curvy

‘Blobitecture’ is the latest trend in building design

Oct 6th 2013, 6:30 PM 11,857 Views 14 Comments

Free-flowing form or Mr Blobby buildings?

# architecture - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

This is what Sagrada Familia will look like when it's finished
# Look Familia?
# Look Familia?

This is what Sagrada Familia will look like when it's finished

Oct 1st 2013, 2:45 PM 23,271 Views 55 Comments

Sure, what’s another 13 years – especially if it turns out this breathtakingly beautiful.

# architecture - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday
# Busman's Holiday
# Busman's Holiday

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday

Sep 1st 2013, 5:30 PM 17,772 Views 21 Comments

Why didn’t we think of that?

Why did this architect want to demolish downtown Paris?
# Le Corbuiser
# Le Corbuiser

Why did this architect want to demolish downtown Paris?

Sep 1st 2013, 9:45 AM 11,535 Views 11 Comments

The plan would have demolished an area which had descended into squalor, but is now one of the city’s most culturally significant areas.

# architecture - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Drones not just for spying - they spot ancient ruins too
# Peru
# Peru

Drones not just for spying - they spot ancient ruins too

Aug 18th 2013, 5:30 PM 16,801 Views 77 Comments

The spy craft are not just being used in war and military surveillance – in Peru, they are studying ancient ruins.

# architecture - Saturday 17 August, 2013

What’s your favourite heritage site?
# Ireland
# Ireland

What’s your favourite heritage site?

Aug 17th 2013, 12:30 PM 10,756 Views 103 Comments

Heritage Week begins today. There are many sites to choose from, but what do you think is the best?

# architecture - Monday 15 July, 2013

11 buildings whose facial expressions are giving them away
# Feelin' Emotions
From The Daily Edge
# Feelin' Emotions

11 buildings whose facial expressions are giving them away

Jul 15th 2013, 11:41 AM 8,861 Views 0 Comments

They’ve got feelings, you know. Lots and lots of feelings.

# architecture - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Pics show sad loss of beautiful old Penn Station
# Holy Moly
# Holy Moly

Pics show sad loss of beautiful old Penn Station

Jun 29th 2013, 11:30 AM 13,765 Views 38 Comments

Amazing photograph underlines the tragedy of decision to tear it down in the 1960s to build Madison Square Garden arena.

# architecture - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Cutbacks force Architectural Archive to close for summer
# Architecture
# Architecture

Cutbacks force Architectural Archive to close for summer

Jun 15th 2013, 8:15 AM 4,608 Views 6 Comments

Ireland’s ‘buildings record’ says it has to make its six staff temporarily redundant.

# architecture - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Is the new World Trade Centre subway station swanky enough for you?
# Marble Cathedral
# Marble Cathedral

Is the new World Trade Centre subway station swanky enough for you?

Jun 9th 2013, 12:00 PM 20,543 Views 30 Comments

Marble everywhere and a design from Santiago Calatrava. Nice.

# architecture - Friday 24 May, 2013

Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA
# Funding Appeal
# Funding Appeal

Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA

May 24th 2013, 1:12 PM 6,984 Views 7 Comments

The organisation holds over 2.5 million architectural drawings and 500,000 photographs of Irish buildings.

# architecture - Sunday 7 April, 2013

11 amazing new feats of architecture
# Wowsers
# Wowsers

11 amazing new feats of architecture

Apr 7th 2013, 9:15 AM 20,093 Views 14 Comments

Restaurants teetering on the edge, pop-up libraries, stunning skyscrapers – some of the winning designs in Architizer’s A+ contest.

# architecture - Monday 29 October, 2012

VIDEOS: The best of TEDx Dublin
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

VIDEOS: The best of TEDx Dublin

Oct 29th 2012, 10:00 AM 8,604 Views 3 Comments

Reclaiming ghost estates, making city centres liveable places – and where inspiration come from: some thought-provoking videos from Dublin ideas forum.

# architecture - Friday 5 October, 2012

11 places to visit during Open House Dublin
# Open House Dublin
# Open House Dublin

11 places to visit during Open House Dublin

Oct 5th 2012, 7:15 AM 12,360 Views 13 Comments

Access a building that normally isn’t open to the public during this free event, which takes place from today until Sunday.

# architecture - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Dublin architect firm to represent Ireland at the Venice Biennale
# VENICE BIENNALE
# VENICE BIENNALE

Dublin architect firm to represent Ireland at the Venice Biennale

Aug 28th 2012, 11:49 AM 4,149 Views 6 Comments

Dublin-based architects Heneghan Peng are to represent Ireland at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition at the prestigious Venice Biennale.

# architecture - Saturday 25 August, 2012

In pictures: Check out Facebook's new Frank Gehry-designed offices
# Facebook
# Facebook

In pictures: Check out Facebook's new Frank Gehry-designed offices

Aug 25th 2012, 7:45 PM 10,986 Views 12 Comments

The social network is paving the way for a major staff expansion.

# architecture - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker?
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker?

Jul 28th 2012, 8:00 AM 17,425 Views 6 Comments

Missile silos and Nazi bunkers have been converted into habitable homes, while other designers are focused on preparing shelters for surviving catastrophes.

# architecture - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Underground Ireland: our country's hidden structures
# Going Underground
# Going Underground

Underground Ireland: our country's hidden structures

Jul 22nd 2012, 1:00 PM 75,677 Views 88 Comments

A host of architectural and archaeological gems lie beneath your feet – we’ve taken a closer look at some of them…

# architecture - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats

Jul 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,214 Views 25 Comments

How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?

# architecture - Friday 6 July, 2012

The Shard - Europe's new tallest building
# The Shard
From The Daily Edge
# The Shard

The Shard - Europe's new tallest building

Jul 6th 2012, 11:16 AM 9,841 Views 32 Comments

The Shard features offices, a 5-star hotel with over than 200 rooms and suites, and three floors of restaurants featuring city views.

# architecture - Friday 22 June, 2012

Wexford council HQ and Dundalk factory named among EU's best buildings
# Winning
# Winning

Wexford council HQ and Dundalk factory named among EU's best buildings

Jun 22nd 2012, 2:39 PM 6,695 Views 8 Comments

Both buildings are now shortlisted for the prestigious Stirling Prize.

# architecture - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Column: Another Priory Hall is coming down the tracks. Here's why.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Another Priory Hall is coming down the tracks. Here's why.

May 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 125 Views 18 Comments

Phil Hogan is planning to introduce new regulations which are meant to make for better buildings. He’s making a major mistake, writes Mike Morris.

# architecture - Friday 18 May, 2012

Guinness turns submarine into deep-sea bar
# DEEP-SEA DRINKING
From The Daily Edge
# DEEP-SEA DRINKING

Guinness turns submarine into deep-sea bar

May 18th 2012, 8:30 PM 11,675 Views 19 Comments

The walls are covered in rubber discs and LED lights as the bar is (literally) lowered.

# architecture - Sunday 22 April, 2012

The hidden gems of Dublin architecture
# Built Dublin
# Built Dublin

The hidden gems of Dublin architecture

Apr 22nd 2012, 6:30 PM 34,821 Views 34 Comments

Photographer and architecture graduate Lisa Cassidy spots the “beautiful, interesting, important or strange” in Dublin’s buildings and public spaces.

# architecture - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Irish architects score major London project
# Good News
# Good News

Irish architects score major London project

Apr 12th 2012, 12:22 PM 5,270 Views 8 Comments

Scott Tallon Walker appointed architects for new London hospital.

# architecture - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Mind now: China and India warned over skyscraper boom
# Skyscrapers
# Skyscrapers

Mind now: China and India warned over skyscraper boom

Jan 11th 2012, 12:24 PM 4,580 Views 16 Comments

Skyscrapers may herald financial crises, according to an ongoing study of the construction of tall buildings.

# architecture - Monday 14 November, 2011

Poll: Would you like to see Anglo HQ turned into a 'vertical park'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see Anglo HQ turned into a 'vertical park'?

Nov 14th 2011, 11:16 AM 6,162 Views 81 Comments

As Nama appears to be interested in one architect’s idea to transform the concrete shell on Dublin’s quays into a public amenity, we ask YOU what you think should happen to the unfinished building.

# architecture - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Dublin loses out in bid for World Design Capital
# World Design Capital
From The Daily Edge
# World Design Capital

Dublin loses out in bid for World Design Capital

Oct 26th 2011, 2:05 PM 980 Views 18 Comments

Cape Town will be the World Design Capital in 2014, overcoming the challenge of Dublin and of Bilbao in Spain.

# architecture - Friday 23 September, 2011

In pictures: Derelict Anglo HQ could become 'vertical park'
# Trees On The Quays
# Trees On The Quays

In pictures: Derelict Anglo HQ could become 'vertical park'

Sep 23rd 2011, 1:06 PM 3,791 Views 22 Comments

The abandoned construction site would be filled with trees and walkways to become a ‘national asset’ under a new plan.

# architecture - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Ireland's historic buildings could be stripped of protection in new plan
# Heritage
# Heritage

Ireland's historic buildings could be stripped of protection in new plan

Sep 15th 2011, 11:20 AM 3,013 Views 38 Comments

There will be “nothing to stop people bulldozing” sites built in the last 300 years if the proposals are carried through, an archaeologist told TheJournal.ie.

# architecture - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Dublin shortlisted for World Design Capital status in 2014
# World Design Capital
# World Design Capital

Dublin shortlisted for World Design Capital status in 2014

Jun 21st 2011, 7:20 PM 1,526 Views 38 Comments

Dublin is one of the last three cities in the running for the prestigious status, alongside Bilbao and Cape Town.

# architecture - Monday 13 June, 2011

Gallery: Nominations for Irish Architecture Awards revealed
# Architecture
From The Daily Edge
# Architecture

Gallery: Nominations for Irish Architecture Awards revealed

Jun 13th 2011, 2:14 PM 4,519 Views 0 Comments

Check out some of the 38 projects shortlisted for the RIAI awards, ranging from imaginative home extensions to huge projects which re-shape the skyline.

# architecture - Monday 9 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

May 9th 2011, 7:55 PM 2,633 Views 0 Comments

Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.

Who would live in an armoured, transforming house like this?
# Paranoia
From The Daily Edge
# Paranoia

Who would live in an armoured, transforming house like this?

May 9th 2011, 5:39 PM 7,474 Views 0 Comments

For very private people: a house which turns itself, at the touch of a button, into a seamless concrete bunker.