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Scale design plans for the new Dublin City Library at Parnell Square Cultural Quarter. The design team, led by Grafton Architects and Shaffrey Architects, is currently finalising the planning application which will be lodged with An Bord Pleanala for consideration in the coming weeks.  Photograph: Chris Bellew, Fennell Photography

The planned new Dublin City Library on Parnell Square – set to be the linchpin of a Parnell Square Cultural Quarter – took a further step today when i(...)

Dublin City Council has planned a pedestrian and cycle plaza and ban all traffic, including buses and taxis, from accessing Dame Street through College Green

The proposed €10 million civic plaza planned for Dublin’s College Green would be “fatally” compromised if traffic was allowed to cross to and from Dam(...)

Artist’s impression of Tara House, intended to be a “landmark gateway” marking the transition between Dublin’s historic core and the contemporary architecture of Docklands

Dublin City Council architects and planners have said they found “significant shortcomings” in a planning application submitted by developer Johnny Ro(...)

Economist John FitzGerald has said a ‘profound pessimism’ nationally meant Ireland missed an opportunity to deal with the housing crisis at a much earlier date. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin local authorities are holding back the development of housing through their failure to deal with regulatory constraints and restrictions on hei(...)

Computer generated image of the proposed new College Green Plaza in Dublin.

Plans for a €10 million pedestrian and cycle plaza for Dublin’s College Green, which will see a ban on all traffic crossing to and from Dame Street, w(...)

Artist’s impression of what College Green would like under the proposed changes. Photograph: Dublin City Council/PA Wire

A proposed €8 million pedestrian and cycle plaza for Dublin’s College Green will not be in place before the end of 2018, more than a year after the L(...)

The theme of the Dublin conference was “Urban Future, Cities & Towns in Transition” and delegates also heard how responding to so-called millennial workers will create vibrant city centre

Apartment living is the future for our cities, according to Dublin City Architect Ali Grehan. Speaking at the Academy of Urbanism (AoU) conference on(...)

The Sky Garden in Fitzgerald Park, Cork

Much overlooked and underfinanced since the foundation of the State, landscape architecture may finally have taken its due place on the podium of Iri(...)

 Aungier Street:   the council has yet to complete a survey of the vacancy levels in the city, but surveys on Aungier Street indicate a likely upper floor vacancy rate of 40-60 per cent. Photograph:  Bryan O’Brien

A tax relief scheme designed to encourage the reuse of vacant city centre buildings, particularly for homes, has attracted just eight applications to (...)

Al-Mustapha Islamic Educational & Cultural Centre Ireland, Coolmine Industrial Estate, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eugene Langan

One day there was a knock on the door of Denis Byrne Architects in Dublin’s North Great George’s Street and Maggie Moran opened it to find a tall, (...)

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