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Miriam of Minnie Peters with her two rescue dogs and favorite antique chair with white upholstery, at her home in Bray. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A chair is more than a practical place to unburden yourself. Its style and form says as much about you as the colour you choose to paint your front do(...)

Kevin Roche: the late architect with a model of his Ford Foundation building in New York. Photograph: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates

Kevin Roche, the Dublin-born architect who died on Friday, at the age of 96, was a designer of modernist buildings, at once bold and refined, that gav(...)

Kevin Roche was born in Dublin, received a Bachelor of Architecture from the National University of Ireland in 1945 and after gaining experience in the capital with Michael Scott and in London with Maxwell Fry, he moved to the US in 1948. Photograph:

One of Ireland’s foremost post war architects, Kevin Roche, whose work over 70 years won international acclaim, died at the weekend aged 96. Working (...)

St Brendan’s Community School: from an era when Modernist structures popped up unexpectedly

We need more homes. We need more schools. Listening to Government apologists, it’s tempting to see these as intractable problems, or issues for that o(...)

Kevin Roche: ‘I still don’t think architecture pays enough attention to the user, to the person who has to live in the building’

It’s mid-morning in Hamden, Connecticut and Kevin Roche is in the offices of Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates LLC (KRJDA), the firm he co-foun(...)

 Design historian Linda King at home in North Strand, Dublin,   in her livingroom. Photograph: Alan Betson

Linda King is a design historian at IADT, Dún Laoghaire. She was a graphic designer before moving into education and research and has been a consulta(...)

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(...)

Buckminster Fuller’s Dymaxion House could be mass-produced, shipped in a single container and built in a matter of hours

‘I’ve said goodbye to the overworked notion that architecture has to save the world,’ said Swiss architect Peter Zumthor, a Pritzker Prize winner and (...)

Nicholas Roche’s apartment in Paris. Photograph: Vincent Thibert

When you think of designer furniture, household names that spring to mind tend to be mid-century Scandinavians or Americans. The French brand Roche B(...)

Aer Lingus: regular business travellers to London, Paris and Amsterdam will benefit from additional services with the airline from Q4. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire

$4bn overhaul on the way for New York’s LaGuardia New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week the redesign and development of LaGuardia Airport(...)