Architect Lorcan O’Herlihy: ‘Although I sound American, my soul is Irish.’ Photograph: Colin Lenton

Not too many people would know that Hollywood movie star Dan O’Herlihy was a qualified architect, having taken up acting after getting small roles to (...)

Jai House in LA, designed by Irish-American architect Lorcan O’Herlihy

Even Dermot Bannon, the most enthusiast extension architect in Ireland, gets jaded by the prospect of another glass-walled, open-plan living space. So(...)

Le Corbusier’s Unité apartment block  in Marseilles.

Last September I travelled back to the 1920s – like the screenwriter in Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris – but in my case to Berlin. The Horseshoe hou(...)