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#Building

# building - Monday 27 July, 2015

This is what is being done to allow Ireland to build more houses
# Shortage
# Shortage

This is what is being done to allow Ireland to build more houses

Jul 27th 2015, 12:10 PM 21,454 Views 34 Comments

A review into An Bord Pleanála’s is taking place and should be finished by the end of the year.

# building - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Houses are crumbling in Donegal and we should soon know why
# Mica
# Mica

Houses are crumbling in Donegal and we should soon know why

Jul 16th 2015, 3:17 PM 26,115 Views 18 Comments

A campaign group said the issue affects both private and council homes.

# building - Friday 10 July, 2015

Shocking photos show Cork flat complex littered with heroin paraphernalia
# Brothel
# Brothel

Shocking photos show Cork flat complex littered with heroin paraphernalia

Jul 10th 2015, 8:17 PM 33,360 Views 38 Comments

Residents have been expressing concern at the situation.

# building - Saturday 4 July, 2015

This robot can build a house in just two days
# Brickies
# Brickies

This robot can build a house in just two days

Jul 4th 2015, 9:45 AM 21,375 Views 36 Comments

It could make bricklayers a thing of the past.

# building - Thursday 2 July, 2015

€83m spent on renting prefabs as classrooms over five years
# Spending
# Spending

€83m spent on renting prefabs as classrooms over five years

Jul 2nd 2015, 6:08 AM 9,661 Views 34 Comments

It’s estimated on average a prefab costs around €13,500 a year to rent.

# building - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Pictures: A Hollywood producer is building the largest mansion in US history
# It's Epic
# It's Epic

Pictures: A Hollywood producer is building the largest mansion in US history

Jun 6th 2015, 5:30 PM 34,133 Views 43 Comments

Yours for $500 million. Take a look…

# building - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Qatar isn't happy about claims of thousands dying on World Cup construction sites
# Construction
# Construction

Qatar isn't happy about claims of thousands dying on World Cup construction sites

Jun 2nd 2015, 8:36 PM 29,551 Views 33 Comments

The Washington Post estimated that as many as 4,000 workers will die by 2020.

# building - Monday 30 March, 2015

One dead after attack by two men "disguised as women" on NSA headquarters
# USA
# USA

One dead after attack by two men "disguised as women" on NSA headquarters

Mar 30th 2015, 5:54 PM 20,776 Views 26 Comments

One person was shot dead after driving an SUV into the agency’s building.

# building - Thursday 19 March, 2015

People in Italy are living in this treehouse
# Growing The Idea
# Growing The Idea

People in Italy are living in this treehouse

Mar 19th 2015, 4:42 PM 2,732 Views 0 Comments

This structure was designed by Luciano Pia and incorporates more than 150 trees.

# building - Monday 9 March, 2015

New home building across Ireland has pulled into the slow lane
# Bricks-and-mortar
# Bricks-and-mortar

New home building across Ireland has pulled into the slow lane

Mar 9th 2015, 10:30 AM 15,445 Views 18 Comments

But land values are predicted to rise, which could mean more property eventually on the market.

# building - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Building a house where the parking space is meant to be
# Narrow Ambition
# Narrow Ambition

Building a house where the parking space is meant to be

Feb 26th 2015, 5:31 PM 5,626 Views 0 Comments

Architects in Japan have built this triangular property that makes the most out of a narrow space.

# building - Monday 9 February, 2015

It's taken a long time, but the construction industry is doing ok (especially on commercial projects)
# Building
# Building

It's taken a long time, but the construction industry is doing ok (especially on commercial projects)

Feb 9th 2015, 11:50 AM 11,608 Views 20 Comments

The rate of growth in commercial activity remained sharp, despite easing for the third month running.

# building - Thursday 5 February, 2015

This building was constructed using a 3D printer. Yes, a BUILDING.
# Printed Perfection
# Printed Perfection

This building was constructed using a 3D printer. Yes, a BUILDING.

Feb 5th 2015, 2:41 PM 2,332 Views 1 Comment

The structure in Shanghai was constructed using a printer that is over 150 metres long.

# building - Thursday 22 January, 2015

The €216 million treehouse that Taiwan wants to be its Eiffel Tower
# You Wooden Believe It
# You Wooden Believe It

The €216 million treehouse that Taiwan wants to be its Eiffel Tower

Jan 22nd 2015, 1:55 PM 818 Views 0 Comments

The building of the banyan tree-inspired structure has been faced opposition from Taichung mayor Lin Chia-lung.

# building - Monday 1 December, 2014

This is how many new homes are being built this year (and importantly, where they are)
# Sprawl
# Sprawl

This is how many new homes are being built this year (and importantly, where they are)

Dec 1st 2014, 6:15 AM 17,916 Views 18 Comments

Dublin is still growing and growing.

# building - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Electricians union will do 'whatever is necessary' to get 5% pay rise
# Threat
# Threat

Electricians union will do 'whatever is necessary' to get 5% pay rise

Nov 22nd 2014, 12:39 PM 11,107 Views 60 Comments

The TEEU’s conference heard that they wan ta roll-back on concession made over the last seven years.

# building - Monday 17 November, 2014

Some councils are taking developer’s money instead of building social housing
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Some councils are taking developer’s money instead of building social housing

Nov 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,086 Views 38 Comments

Under the law, a developer can pay a levy in lieu of building social housing.

# building - Thursday 30 October, 2014

The Upgrade: Inside the salvage yard - tips for homeowners
# The Old School
# The Old School

The Upgrade: Inside the salvage yard - tips for homeowners

Oct 30th 2014, 6:20 PM 4,487 Views 2 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to the owner of a salvage yard about what they have to offer home renovators.

# building - Thursday 23 October, 2014

The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week
# Shovel Ready
# Shovel Ready

The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week

Oct 23rd 2014, 4:29 PM 7,306 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# building - Monday 20 October, 2014

There's been a surge in new building projects since January
# The Rising
# The Rising

There's been a surge in new building projects since January

Oct 20th 2014, 9:21 AM 6,789 Views 15 Comments

Project commencements are up 40 per cent, compared to the first 8 months of 2013.

# building - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Pressure is on to get building, but those in construction need to learn new skills
# Build It Up
# Build It Up

Pressure is on to get building, but those in construction need to learn new skills

Oct 15th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,176 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Green Building Council says Ireland is going through a “revolution in standards and regulation”.

# building - Monday 13 October, 2014

House building growth was at its fastest since 2000 last month
# Build It Up
# Build It Up

House building growth was at its fastest since 2000 last month

Oct 13th 2014, 7:49 AM 5,949 Views 10 Comments

And employment is growing, too.

# building - Friday 3 October, 2014

Builders are not happy with the government's new social housing plan
# Housing
# Housing

Builders are not happy with the government's new social housing plan

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:15 AM 13,853 Views 64 Comments

But a housing charity thinks it’s not so bad.

# building - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Irish duo win the 'world’s most prestigious architecture award'
# Royal Gold Medal
# Royal Gold Medal

Irish duo win the 'world’s most prestigious architecture award'

Sep 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 10,999 Views 3 Comments

Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey are the first Irish architects to win the Royal Gold Medal in almost 40 years.

# building - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Ireland is building even fewer homes than in 2013
# Building
# Building

Ireland is building even fewer homes than in 2013

Sep 10th 2014, 11:53 AM 6,715 Views 20 Comments

New figures show that the volume of residential has decreased for a second quarter.

# building - Monday 1 September, 2014

Pakistan state TV back on air after protesters storm building
# Red Zone
# Red Zone

Pakistan state TV back on air after protesters storm building

Sep 1st 2014, 11:07 AM 3,940 Views 10 Comments

The military urged the protesters to leave saying it was ‘embarrassing to everybody’.

# building - Friday 22 August, 2014

Asbestos found at University Hospital Galway
# Put Up A Parking Lot
# Put Up A Parking Lot

Asbestos found at University Hospital Galway

Aug 22nd 2014, 3:34 PM 8,075 Views 6 Comments

However, the HSE says there is no danger to the public.

# building - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Here's how many construction workers are on the dole
# Construction
# Construction

Here's how many construction workers are on the dole

Aug 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 19,780 Views 59 Comments

Despite a recovery, nearly 80,000 workers remain unemployed.

# building - Monday 11 August, 2014

Construction might be slow but a flood of new orders means it won't be for long
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Construction might be slow but a flood of new orders means it won't be for long

Aug 11th 2014, 6:30 AM 11,924 Views 24 Comments

Ulster Bank says that new orders are at their highest level for 10 years.

# building - Monday 14 July, 2014

Construction activity remains "robust" in tenth month of growth
# Residential
# Residential

Construction activity remains "robust" in tenth month of growth

Jul 14th 2014, 10:24 AM 5,739 Views 4 Comments

The rate has slowed slightly in the past couple of months but remains strong according to an index by Ulster Bank.

# building - Friday 11 July, 2014

These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016
# Statement Of Priorities
# Statement Of Priorities

These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016

Jul 11th 2014, 10:50 PM 15,015 Views 31 Comments

From access to childcare to disposing bank assets, they’ve covered a lot in the Statement of Priorities.

# building - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units

Jul 2nd 2014, 7:00 AM 11,092 Views 16 Comments

A councillor in south Dublin said the plan would to “nothing to tackle the growing house crisis” in the area.

# building - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Man who spent over four hours on six-storey Dame Street building taken away safely
# Safe Conclusion
# Safe Conclusion

Man who spent over four hours on six-storey Dame Street building taken away safely

Jul 1st 2014, 11:20 PM 190,023 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí, ambulances and the fire service are all responded to the scene at Dublin’s College Green.

# building - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Number of people looking for planning permission and building homes is on the rise
# Residential
# Residential

Number of people looking for planning permission and building homes is on the rise

Jun 24th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,956 Views 32 Comments

There were 3,524 residential construction projects started in the first four months of 2014 compared with 1,517 for the same period in 2013.

# building - Friday 20 June, 2014

The number of houses granted planning permission will probably surprise you
# Burst Bubble
# Burst Bubble

The number of houses granted planning permission will probably surprise you

Jun 20th 2014, 7:23 PM 22,166 Views 31 Comments

The latest CSO figures show a drop of 30.5% in the first three months of the year.

# building - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Irish construction output is on the way up, but house building is still down
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Irish construction output is on the way up, but house building is still down

Jun 11th 2014, 5:31 PM 6,409 Views 59 Comments

The sector is 7.7% bigger than this time last year, with most gains in commercial property.

Is this the 'ambitious action' needed to fix Ireland's social housing market?
# PROBLEM SOLVING
# PROBLEM SOLVING

Is this the 'ambitious action' needed to fix Ireland's social housing market?

Jun 11th 2014, 6:00 AM 7,827 Views 13 Comments

A new report has said the sector is ‘at a crossroads’.

# building - Monday 9 June, 2014

Construction activity eases slightly, but suppliers are now hiking their prices
# Recovery
# Recovery

Construction activity eases slightly, but suppliers are now hiking their prices

Jun 9th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,585 Views 16 Comments

The recovery continued to be centred on housing and commercial activity.

# building - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

NAMA to sell major site next to half-built former Anglo headquarters
# Up For Grabs
# Up For Grabs

NAMA to sell major site next to half-built former Anglo headquarters

Jun 4th 2014, 7:40 AM 9,257 Views 17 Comments

It is envisaged that the completed development will be similar in size to the commercial footprint of the Spencer Dock development.

# building - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Sewer work will not delay children's hospital project
# Right On Time
# Right On Time

Sewer work will not delay children's hospital project

Jun 3rd 2014, 10:47 PM 8,056 Views 4 Comments

The development board for the hospital said the project is on target and transition of services will start before the end of 2018.