The Sky Garden in Fitzgerald Park, Cork

Much overlooked and underfinanced since the foundation of the State, landscape architecture may finally have taken its due place on the podium of Iri(...)

 Aungier Street:   the council has yet to complete a survey of the vacancy levels in the city, but surveys on Aungier Street indicate a likely upper floor vacancy rate of 40-60 per cent. Photograph:  Bryan O’Brien

A tax relief scheme designed to encourage the reuse of vacant city centre buildings, particularly for homes, has attracted just eight applications to (...)

Al-Mustapha Islamic Educational & Cultural Centre Ireland, Coolmine Industrial Estate, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eugene Langan

One day there was a knock on the door of Denis Byrne Architects in Dublin’s North Great George’s Street and Maggie Moran opened it to find a tall, (...)

Ali Grehan: “Being invited to help curate the Taipei World Design Capital 2016 year is a terrific honour and a huge endorsement of the Pivot Dublin Project.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ali Grehan, Dublin City Council architect and founder of the Pivot Dublin project, has been asked to to be part of a seven-person World Design Capi(...)

Vacant property site on Fishamble Street, Dublin 2, for which expressions of interest by families are being sought. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A prime vacant site in Dublin’s south city centre with capacity for a six-storey apartment building is to be sold for just €150,000, but only to “cit(...)

It’s a blustery day with wind and rain threatening at the windows, but inside the bright and airy kitchen at 20 Fortfield Terrace, a different stor(...)

Joined-up thinking: a photomontage by engineers Roughan O’Donovan of the new Liffey bridge, the Rosie Hackett, seen from O’Connell Bridge, with a tram passing over, part of a new project which will link the Luas Green and Red lines.

What do we talk about when we talk about design? Discussion of it is often confined to the lifestyle sections of our newspapers: attractive furniture (...)

Dublin City Council has decided to test a house-build idea on a plot on Fishamble Street. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Dublin City Council is seeking “mom and pop developers” to build their own homes on council-owned land in the centre of the city.The council has ident(...)

A vision of the  Parnell Square redevelopment

Plans for the redevelopment of Dublin’s Parnell Square and the provision of a cultural quarter there including a new city library and cultural (...)

Designed by GKMP Architects, the repurposed Central Bank on Dublin’s Dame Street would have classrooms on each floor and a library on top.

The Central Bank in Dame Street, Dublin, would be turned into a high-rise secondary school by the winning entry in an ideas competition to find(...)