The dlr LexIcon library in Dún Laoghaire has divided opinion in the borough with some criticising it as overbearing and inappropriate. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The controversial new library at Dún Laoghaire and the restoration of St Mel’s Cathedral are among the projects shortlisted for this year’s Irish Arch(...)

Airbnb host Tanya O’Halloran in her apartment in City West, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley
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As would befit a digital company expanding at a rate of knots, Airbnb’s European HQ office on Dublin’s Silicon Docks is truly a thing to behold. (...)

 Archaeologist Howard Carter opening the coffin of Tutankhamen which he discovered in 1922: when a museum worker broke his beard moving the mask, a conservationist simply stuck it back on. Photograph: Time Life Pictures/Mansell/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

Earlier this year there were reports of a botched conservation job to one of the world’s most famous artefacts of the ancient world, the magnificent g(...)

The Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin

It was while wandering around Zürich in 2009 looking for interesting new buildings that Cork-born architect Seán Antóin Ó Muirí realised that there(...)

Roisin Heneghan left and Susan Keating photographed in the National Gallery of Ireland at the launch of the Ireland at Venice Architecture exhibition in the 13th Architecture Biennale in Venice.Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

Women from two Irish architectural practices have been shortlisted for the AJ Women in Architecture Awards. Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell of Gra(...)

A place apart: one of the cantilevered cabins at Glencomeragh House

A group of exquisite buildings by a young, now disbanded practice of architects, Bates Maher, has won the RIAI Gold Medal, a triennial award that is I(...)

Astley Castle, which has been given new life by Stirling Prize winners Witherford Watson Mann

A holiday home inserted into the crumbling walls of Astley Castle in Warwickshire, by Witherford Watson Mann Architects, has won this year’s RIBA Stir(...)

Peter Carroll’s house on Lucky Lane.  Photograph: Marie Louise Halpenny

Imagine the best property pages, interiors magazines and glossy architecture books all rolled into one and come to life. That’s Open House, the ann(...)

The Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre by Heneghan Ping

Three Irish architectural firms have been shortlisted for this year’s Stirling Prize, the Royal Institute of British Architects’ prestigious award of(...)

Two practices on the shortlist of six for the RIBA Stirling Prize announced today are based in Ireland, and another, in London, has an Irish principal(...)