Magazine by Eileen Gray / Le Corbusier

This year’s 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, which opens in May, is bound to become known as the “Irish biennale”. Not only is it being curated by Y(...)

Detail still from Promisings 2013 by Elaine Reynolds at The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon

Cliona Harmey, Seán Molloy, David Quinn Solstice Arts Centre, Railway Street, Navan, Co Meath. Until October 13th. solsticeartscentre.ie I like th(...)

Enabling environment: Granby Park on Lower Dominick St, Dublin, was transformed from a vacant  site into a place of creativity for everyone

Every industry has its shindig: a glitzy award ceremony, sales fair or seminar. For architects, the Venice International Architecture Bienniale is the(...)

Mimetic House, Leitrim designed by architect Dominic Stevens. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Among the heated debates we’re noted for frequently resurrecting in this country, one that shows signs of emerging again into a full- on argument is (...)

Dust Defying Gravity (2004) from the exhibition 3 Different Nights Recurring by Grace Weir. Courtesy of the artist

‘When I hear the word ‘science’,” says Grace Weir, “it’s like hearing the word ‘art’. Are you thinking of opera, contemporary, abstract, theatre?” It(...)

Artist’s impression of proposed social housing by Dominic Stevens

‘Housing is my passion,” says Dominic Stevens, the Leitrim-based Irish architect whose views on the subject mark him out as an individual thin(...)

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(...)

Kengo Kuma, Glass Wood House, New Canaan, Connecticut, US. ©Kengo Kuma & Associates;

Ever since the Flatiron Building was completed in New York City in 1902, architecture’s impact on the environment has been profound. The Flatiron c(...)