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RSCI, St Stephen's Green West

Not many have heard of the busiest firm in the capital who are remaking the city from grafton street to docklands Nearly everyone in Dublin know(...)

Yvonne Farrell (R) and Shelley McNamara. The pair met at university in 1974, and went on to found their firm Grafton Architects in 1978 in Dublin.

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have been awarded the Pritzker Prize for architecture, becoming the first Irish citizens to receive the internatio(...)

Jazz theme: a console table at Number 31 from Niall Mullen Antiques. Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

It is not often that an American billionaire has a hands-on approach when it comes to the interior design of a small Dublin hotel, especially when the(...)

Architect Lorcan O’Herlihy: ‘Although I sound American, my soul is Irish.’ Photograph: Colin Lenton

Not too many people would know that Hollywood movie star Dan O’Herlihy was a qualified architect, having taken up acting after getting small roles to (...)

When we meet in London, Sheila O’Donnell has just won Woman Architect of the Year at the Royal Institute of British Architects awards. Earlier th(...)

Kevin Roche was born in Dublin, received a Bachelor of Architecture from the National University of Ireland in 1945 and after gaining experience in the capital with Michael Scott and in London with Maxwell Fry, he moved to the US in 1948. Photograph:

One of Ireland’s foremost post war architects, Kevin Roche, whose work over 70 years won international acclaim, died at the weekend aged 96. Working (...)

Kevin Roche: ‘I still don’t think architecture pays enough attention to the user, to the person who has to live in the building’

It’s mid-morning in Hamden, Connecticut and Kevin Roche is in the offices of Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates LLC (KRJDA), the firm he co-foun(...)

Shelly McNamara and Yvonne Farrell, of Grafton Architects: their appointment as curators of next year’s Venice Biennale of architecture feels like a major step. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“The ghosts of modern architecture.” That memorable phrase is how architectural historian Beatriz Colomina describes women’s status in the profession(...)

Heydar Alijev Cultural Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan  designed by Zaha Hadid. Photograph: Getty

When Zaha Hadid died suddenly at the end of March, a seismic jolt of sadness mixed with panegyrics on her legacy ran through the world of architectur(...)

Spain’s Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, like many modern airports, is impressive to look at but neglects the comfort of travellers.
Airports in terminal decline
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  • April 16, 2016, 03:13

One morning in 1977 Brian Eno, electronica pioneer and former synthesiser player for Roxy Music, was sitting in an airport in Cologne, in what was th(...)

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