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Irish composer Jennifer Walshe has been elected to Germany’s Akademie der Künste. Photograph:  AT Schaefe

Irish composer Jennifer Walshe has been elected to Germany’s Akademie der Künste, the Berlin-based academy of arts that was founded as long ago as 169(...)

The Clarence hotel, Dublin. The new rooms are to be located on the second, third and fourth floors of the adjacent Dollard House, which is a protected structure. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Paddy McKillen jnr and Matt Ryan’s Press Up Entertainment has lodged plans to almost double the bedroom capacity of the four-star Clarence hotel in Du(...)

Fagus Werk factory: designed by Bauhaus school co-founder Walter Gropius and Adolf Meyer

At the centenary of the birth of the Bauhaus design school in 1919, the focus will be on the college building in Dessau, on Germany’s east side, just (...)

Ken O’Toole: as chief executive of Stansted, he’s steering the airport’s £600 million expansion plan

Ken O’Toole, wonders if architect Norman Foster ever anticipated the pace at which London Stansted Airport would grow when he designed its terminal bu(...)

The V&A in Dundee which was designed  by Japanese architect, Kengo Kuma. Photograph:  Getty Images

V&A Dundee Scotland’s first design museum opened in September in a stunning building designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma that looks like se(...)

Kitty Hawk’s Cora  autonomous personal aircraft, backed by Google co-founder Larry Page

Drones and driverless cars look set to have a profound impact on buildings, our cities and the way we get around. Amazon, for example, floated the id(...)

Spanish artist Cristina Iglesias and Bloomberg CEO Michael Bloomberg  at the launch of Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in  London. Photograph:  Getty Images

Michael Bloomberg is my sort of billionaire. He put himself through university, built a media empire from scratch, made the city of New York more live(...)

Ireland is one of the last countries in the world where you can get a cooked breakfast on a train, according to Jim Deegan, managing director of Railt(...)

Apple  approached Formula 1 team owner McLaren about a potential investment  over the summer.  Photograph: Reuters

Apple’s multibillion-dollar investment in its new campus has been well documented: camera drones fly over the construction site of the circular buildi(...)

Córdoba’s Mosque-Cathedral: its new tourism brochure acknowledges the cathedral’s Islamic past. Photograph: Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters

Local campaigners in Córdoba are celebrating the end of a long-standing feud with the Catholic Church over the status of the city’s Mosque-Cathedral, (...)

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