Caroline Spillane, director general of Engineers Ireland: called for greater clarity on the Land Development Agency’s ‘objectives, powers and compellability’.

The State’s new €1.25 billion Land Development Agency (LDA) must have compulsory purchase powers to secure land if houses are to be built quickly, an (...)

A2 Architects at Close Encounter at the Glucksman Cork Cork. Photograph: Jed Niezgoda

The popularity of Open House, the worldwide free architecture festival, shows the huge level of interest in how, and where, we live and work or, at th(...)

The design for the bridge at the National War Memorial Gardens at Islandbridge in Dublin. It will be lined with stainless steel reed-like balustrades, while the surface will be imprinted with representations of soldiers’ boots

A design by the architect of the Millennium Spire on Dublin’s O’Connell Street has been selected for a new €6 million pedestrian and cyclist bridge ac(...)

An extension to a Dublin house designed by Joe Fallon Design

Planning to renovate your home or to build a new one is one of life’s bigger decisions. The first question to ask is what professional help you a(...)

 First-time buyers Eoin Daly and his wife Mainara at their new home in Saggart, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Location was the most important consideration for Eoin Daly and Mainara Correa da Silva in choosing a house to buy. They’ve been married for two year(...)