The Lexicon library and cultural centre in Dún Laoghaire by Carr Cotter Naessens Architects. Photograph: Eric Luke

Merrion Cricket Club and a school in Inchicore are on the 40-strong shortlist for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van de(...)

Visitors to the Wholesale Fruit Market on Mary’s Lane in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The Presence of the Past is the theme of this year’s Open House Dublin, October 14th-16th, with more than 90 buildings open to the public in the city(...)

Nathalie Weadick, director of the Irish Architecture Foundation, in the auditorium on the ground floor of the foundation’s headquarters on Bachelors Walk, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

After 10 years of a somewhat nomadic existence, the Irish Architecture Foundation (IAF) now has headquarters, at 15 Bachelors Walk in Dublin. Nathali(...)

Airbnb headquarters on Hanover Quay in the south docklands

The public gets another chance to view buildings of all types and periods free of charge when Open House Dublin 2016 takes place from October 14th-16t(...)

The garden is an integral part of the design of McCullough Mulvin’s winning “Hidden Garden”

Folding, floating, hiding, sinking, sliding, sheltering, overshooting – architecture is constantly shifting about, as is evident in this year’s RIAI (...)

Mimetic House, Leitrim designed by architect Dominic Stevens. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Among the heated debates we’re noted for frequently resurrecting in this country, one that shows signs of emerging again into a full- on argument is (...)

University in Lima, Peru by Grafton Architects

From an Aldi store in Terenure to Humewood Castle in Co Wicklow, and from England to Peru, a total of 52 projects have been included on this year’s RI(...)

McCullough Mulvin designs: Bessboro House, Cork

What makes cities look the way they do? Most people take them for granted, get stuck in traffic, admire the edifices, use the offices and dream of bi(...)

Opening night: Aoife Duffy, tutor Nicola Harmon and Shannon Kerr at the new Blackrock Further Education Institute. Photograph: Mark Boland

Students started back in style yesterday at the new Blackrock Further Education Institute, in south Co Dublin. The further-education campus, with more(...)

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, (...)