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 Enda Loughman, left, his wife Jenny Belton and their two children, Bert (8) and Ted (5). Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Enda Loughman bought his home in Farranboley in Dublin’s Windy Arbour in 2009. Now he is married with two kids, and the family has outgrown the proper(...)

The Lost Cottage, Glenbeigh, Co Kerry

There’s a long wait if you want a weekend away staying at “Kerry’s Lost Cottage”. It’s not surprising given that this is no ordinary holiday rental. H(...)

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(...)

CGI of an urban baths project at Grand Canal Dock prepared by architects Urban Agency

Reclaiming riverfront and underused port areas for leisure (think Paris-Plages) is a growing trend as European cities and towns come to see harbour ba(...)

Before: The Hedge House by GKMP. Photograph: Alice Clancy

One of the problems with architectural photography is that no one actually lives like that. In the same way that air brushed supermodels make some of(...)

The “Iceberg Project”, a mixed-use scheme of 200 apartments in Aarhus, Denmark

As the Government announces €2.2 billion in capital investment for social housing over the next three years, and plans to deliver 6,700 units by 2017,(...)

Nest House in East Wall by Urban Agency

From the headquarters of Airbnb in Ringsend, via the buildings of the Botanic Gardens and a private house extension in Drumcondra made entirely from p(...)

The tubular-steel frame and seat designed by Gregory Dunn, Andrew Griffin and Maxim Laroussi

Remember those far-off days when kids tied ropes to a lamp post and swung out of it? Mostly, they’re either gone now or have been left in tatters as c(...)