ESB HQ:  it created controversy after 16 Georgian houses were cleared in the 1960s to make way for the Sam Stephenson- and Arthur Gibney-designed block

Construction of the €150 million new ESB headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street in Dublin 2 – one of the largest office developments ever planned for the(...)

‘I’m in the business of making things work,’ says architect Eva Byrne of Houseology, pictured on the balcony of the apartment in Dublin 6 that she reconfigured

Tiny House Nation is a TV show that first screened in the US in 2014 and is currently being broadcast by Channel 4. It looks at inventive ways homeow(...)

The One Building: located not far from Dublin’s “Silicon Docks” on Grand Canal Street in Dublin 2, it has 4,181sq m (45,000sq ft) of space

A refurbished office block, originally designed by well-known Irish architect Sam Stephenson in 1972, is back on the letting market with agent DTZ She(...)

The Sam Stephenson and Arthur Gibney designed   ESB Headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street.

The ESB has been granted permission by An Bord Pleanála to redevelop its headquarters on Dublin’s Fitzwilliam Street at a cost of about €150 million. (...)

The An Bord Pleanála debate over the ESB headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin, continued on Friday. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The ESB headquarters in Georgian Dublin is “categorically” not on the city council’s inventory of late 20th-century buildings considered for preservat(...)

Leading expert on 20th-century buildings Shane O’Toole told the An Bord Pleanála hearing that the ESB headquarters on Dublin’s Fitzwilliam Street is worth protecting. File photograph: David Sleator

The ESB headquarters on Dublin’s Fitzwilliam Street, earmarked for demolition, is a “unique and crucial component” of modern architectural character i(...)

Dublin City Council last February granted approval for the scheme to knock down the ESB Headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street at a cost of about €150 million.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne

An appeal against ESB’s plans to demolish and redevelop its 1960s Fitzwilliam Street headquarters at a cost of about €150 million will be heard on Wed(...)

The ESB offices from Fitzwilliam Street Lower, Dublin

ESB’s plans to demolish and redevelop its 1960s Fitzwilliam Street headquarters at a cost of about €150 million have been appealed to An Bord Pleanál(...)

ESB Headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street.. In the plans lodged by the company, parts of the development would have been seven storeys high, far taller than the surrounding Georgian houses. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

ESB plans to demolish and redevelop its 1960s Fitzwilliam Street headquarters at a cost of about €150 million have been given approval by Dublin Ci(...)

A computer-generated model of the ESB’s finished Fitzwilliam Street head office redevelopment.

ESB plans to demolish and redevelop its Fitzwilliam Street headquarters at a cost of about €150 million will be lodged with Dublin City Council next w(...)