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(...)

Yvonne Farrell (left) and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects. Photographs: Alice Clancy and James Harris/Royal Academy of Arts London

How do you feel? Does the space you are in have an impact on that? “It’s such an enormous question,” says Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects, sittin(...)

Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects said the winning design that the ESB has for the site was in keeping with a “philosophy within contemporary architecture that you can restore the essence of a historic fabric, in this case the Georgian streetscape, in a contemporary way”.

The traditional Georgian street facade which was torn down in 1965 to make way for the ESB’s headquarters in Fitzwilliam Street in Dublin should not b(...)