John Desmond

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Copeland Place

Copeland Place at 63 Howth Road in Clontarf is the latest development by Treverbyn Properties, headed by old friends Gerry Burke-Kennedy and John Desm(...)

The Wynn’s development involves adding 27 new bedrooms. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The owners of the historic Wynn’s Hotel in Dublin 1 have secured permission for a large extension to the hotel. An Bord Pleanála gave the go-ahead fo(...)

The tower at Phibsborough shopping centre will be clad with ‘expanded metal mesh and existing roof-top antennae will be screened with the same material. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The €50 million redevelopment of the 1960s Phibsborough shopping centre, frequently cited as one of the ugliest buildings in Dublin, has been granted (...)

 Amazon Data Services Ireland Limited has been granted planning permission to build €1 billion data centre in Mulhuddart, Dublin. Photograph: Loic Venance/Getty Images

An opponent of Apple’s stalled plans for an €850 million data centre in Co Galway has failed in preventing online giant Amazon securing planning permi(...)

The An Bord Pleanála debate over the ESB headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin, continued on Friday. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The ESB headquarters in Georgian Dublin is “categorically” not on the city council’s inventory of late 20th-century buildings considered for preservat(...)

An environmental impact statement (EIS) on the latest ESB plan for Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin,  is the subject of an oral hearing by An Bord Pleanála this week. Photograph courtesy of ESB An environmental impact statement on the latest ESB plan for Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin, is the subject of an oral hearing by An Bord Pleanála this week. Photograph courtesy of ESB

Redevelopment plans for the ESB’s headquarters will increase the possibility of Georgian Dublin being inscribed in the Unesco World Heritage list, whi(...)

Leading expert on 20th-century buildings Shane O’Toole told the An Bord Pleanála hearing that the ESB headquarters on Dublin’s Fitzwilliam Street is worth protecting. File photograph: David Sleator

The ESB headquarters on Dublin’s Fitzwilliam Street, earmarked for demolition, is a “unique and crucial component” of modern architectural character i(...)

In front of UEA’s new Enterprise Centre (from left) James Todd of Architype; John French, CEO of Adapt Low Carbon Group; John Desmond, managing director, Cygnum Timber Frame, and John Hunt, of Enterprise Ireland

What’s billed as Britain’s “greenest” building yet is creating quite a stir at the University of East Anglia (UEA), not least because it brazenly show(...)