Casino Marino: Ireland’s miniature 18th-century architectural masterpiece

Open House Dublin, the annual architectural showcase, starts today and runs all weekend. We’ll all get to peek behind the doors of buildings, private (...)

The Courtyard house by Tom de Paor

It’s not every day that a 1940s semi-detached house is celebrated as an architectural wonder, but Tom de Paor’s extension project in Harold’s Cross ha(...)

End of an era: Jimmy O’Dea points to the audience as the final curtain falls at the Theatre Royal in Dublin, in 1962. Photograph: Gordon Standing

Video may have killed the radio star, and streaming may or may not be making cinemas change their tune – see the gorgeous-looking new Stella Theatre i(...)

Icelandic turf buildings at Glaumbær.

We may have thought we had a special relationship with turf. But how about a house made of the stuff? In Iceland, turf has been used for house constru(...)

Shipping Container House: Gordon and Maggie Kelley with their children Gordie (7) and Penny Bell (eight months), at their house built from shipping containers at Ringsend , Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Today kicks off Open House Dublin 2017, the annual extravaganza exploring all things architectural. From the Airbnb HQ, to the atmospheric Victorian (...)

The iconic Markthal in Rotterdam, a residential and office building with a market hall underneath, designed by architectural firm MVRDV. Photograph: Ossip van Duivenbode

Intrigued by buildings, in love with architecture and fascinated by urban planning? Or simply keen to know how we might do it all better? Then the Iri(...)

WORKac: Dan Wood and Amale Andraos’s edible schoolyard at PS7 in Harlem. Photograph: Raymond Adams

The housing crisis, congested roads, pollution, a capital city that sucks services from the rest of the country while the regions scramble to stand up(...)

Proposed plans for Dún Laoghaire seafront

Old age is one of those things we should all wish for, though few genuinely welcome it. In one of those life-stages clichés that can cause great miser(...)

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(...)

Shelly McNamara and Yvonne Farrell, of Grafton Architects, at their office in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Cities. Love them or hate them, we’re pretty much stuck with them: more than half of the people on our planet already live in urbanised areas, and th(...)

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