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 (...)

Urban village: Manor Street, in Stoneybatter in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The purpose of the Irish Times Healthy Streets project is to stimulate a conversation about the interplay between public health, planning and the futu(...)

The memorial gardens at Islandbridge. The new bridge will not reach as far as Phoenix Park but a new pedestrian crossing is expected to be introduced, linking bridge and park via existing cycleways. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Almost a century after it was first planned, a pedestrian bridge will soon cross Dublin’s river Liffey, linking the Irish National War Memorial Garden(...)

The restored Scott Tallon Walker entrance hall in Merrion Square, Dublin

Leading architect Scott Tallon Walker has launched a stand-alone interior design service, showcasing the refurbishment of its own offices on Dublin’s (...)

Architect Dermot Bannon and Catherine Walsh of the Reputations Agency at the RIAI announcement that its Open Door charity week raised €124,000 for the Simon Communities.

Architects have raised €124,000 for the Simon Communities through their annual Open Door initiative. Architects across the State offer one-hour consu(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly’s mandatory national guidelines on the design of apartments have been widely viewed as a bonus for the buildin(...)

The 1963 Planning Act made it illegal to subdivide a house into flats without planning permission.

Less than 10 per cent of flats surveyed have ever been the subject of an application for planning permission, and most of these applicat(...)