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# Architecture

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USI says 'internship culture' to blame for low graduate wages
Union president Joe O’Connor said that schemes such as JobBridge had led to “a very, very employer friendly market”.
What is the worst building in Ireland?
We want you to tell us!
Here are some of the best Irish designed buildings. What's your favourite?
A shortlist of 48 projects have been selected by a jury and now the public are being asked to vote for the one they like best.
Here's the £8 million house that won two Dublin brothers a top UK architecture prize
Finally, SOMETHING to spend our spare £8 million on.
Here are the world's favourite new buildings
A Manhattan skyscraper, a Chinese airport and a house on a sled in New Zealand all feature.
The people have spoken: These are the 14 best new buildings of the year
A hotel on stilts, a winding winery and a vibrant Walmart office are among the winners.
Here's why the Seattle Seahawks boast the loudest outdoor stadium in the world
CenturyLink Field hit 137.6 decibels last month and this Sunday’s NFC Championship game won’t be much quieter.
The architects behind London’s Olympic Stadium will build you a personal arena in your back garden for $30m
Anyone stuck for last-minute present ideas?
This is what was lost when Penn Station was demolished 50 years ago
The station – second only to Grand Central in New York – was razed to the ground in 1963.
‘Blobitecture’ is the latest trend in building design
Free-flowing form or Mr Blobby buildings?
This is what Sagrada Familia will look like when it's finished
Sure, what’s another 13 years – especially if it turns out this breathtakingly beautiful.
Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday
Why didn’t we think of that?
Why did this architect want to demolish downtown Paris?
The plan would have demolished an area which had descended into squalor, but is now one of the city’s most culturally significant areas.
Drones not just for spying - they spot ancient ruins too
The spy craft are not just being used in war and military surveillance – in Peru, they are studying ancient ruins.
What’s your favourite heritage site?
Heritage Week begins today. There are many sites to choose from, but what do you think is the best?
11 buildings whose facial expressions are giving them away
They’ve got feelings, you know. Lots and lots of feelings.
Pics show sad loss of beautiful old Penn Station
Amazing photograph underlines the tragedy of decision to tear it down in the 1960s to build Madison Square Garden arena.
Cutbacks force Architectural Archive to close for summer
Ireland’s ‘buildings record’ says it has to make its six staff temporarily redundant.
Is the new World Trade Centre subway station swanky enough for you?
Marble everywhere and a design from Santiago Calatrava. Nice.
Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA
The organisation holds over 2.5 million architectural drawings and 500,000 photographs of Irish buildings.
11 amazing new feats of architecture
Restaurants teetering on the edge, pop-up libraries, stunning skyscrapers – some of the winning designs in Architizer’s A+ contest.
VIDEOS: The best of TEDx Dublin
Reclaiming ghost estates, making city centres liveable places – and where inspiration come from: some thought-provoking videos from Dublin ideas forum.
11 places to visit during Open House Dublin
Access a building that normally isn’t open to the public during this free event, which takes place from today until Sunday.
Dublin architect firm to represent Ireland at the Venice Biennale
Dublin-based architects Heneghan Peng are to represent Ireland at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition at the prestigious Venice Biennale.
In pictures: Check out Facebook's new Frank Gehry-designed offices
The social network is paving the way for a major staff expansion.
Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker?
Missile silos and Nazi bunkers have been converted into habitable homes, while other designers are focused on preparing shelters for surviving catastrophes.
Underground Ireland: our country's hidden structures
A host of architectural and archaeological gems lie beneath your feet – we’ve taken a closer look at some of them…
Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats
How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?
The Shard - Europe's new tallest building
The Shard features offices, a 5-star hotel with over than 200 rooms and suites, and three floors of restaurants featuring city views.
Wexford council HQ and Dundalk factory named among EU's best buildings
Both buildings are now shortlisted for the prestigious Stirling Prize.
Column: Another Priory Hall is coming down the tracks. Here's why.
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.
Guinness turns submarine into deep-sea bar
The walls are covered in rubber discs and LED lights as the bar is (literally) lowered.
The hidden gems of Dublin architecture
Photographer and architecture graduate Lisa Cassidy spots the “beautiful, interesting, important or strange” in Dublin’s buildings and public spaces.
Irish architects score major London project
Scott Tallon Walker appointed architects for new London hospital.
Mind now: China and India warned over skyscraper boom
Skyscrapers may herald financial crises, according to an ongoing study of the construction of tall buildings.
Poll: Would you like to see Anglo HQ turned into a 'vertical park'?
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.
Dublin loses out in bid for World Design Capital
Cape Town will be the World Design Capital in 2014, overcoming the challenge of Dublin and of Bilbao in Spain.
In pictures: Derelict Anglo HQ could become 'vertical park'
The abandoned construction site would be filled with trees and walkways to become a ‘national asset’ under a new plan.
Ireland's historic buildings could be stripped of protection in new plan
There will be “nothing to stop people bulldozing” sites built in the last 300 years if the proposals are carried through, an archaeologist told
Dublin shortlisted for World Design Capital status in 2014
Dublin is one of the last three cities in the running for the prestigious status, alongside Bilbao and Cape Town.