Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland   president David Browne said moving the port outside Dublin would present a “golden opportunity” for the development of the city. Photograph: Frank Miller

Suggestions by Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) president David Browne that Dublin Port should move out of the city to free up hous(...)

 David Browne, president of the RIAI: “Affordability is probably the biggest challenge to addressing the housing deficit at the moment,” he says.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government needs to “significantly reduce” its tax take on the development and sale of new homes to address the housing crisis, the president of t(...)

Star Apartments, which are capable of providing permanent accommodation in a dense urban area. Photograph: Iwan Baan

Factory-build modular apartments, that can be stacked on top of existing city buildings, could provide a solution to Dublin’s homelessness crisis, the(...)

Dublin City Council head of housing Brendan Kenny said the cost of building a social home on land owned by the council was an average of €300,000, Photograph: Alan Betson

A “horrendous”, onerous public procurement process is pushing up the cost of providing local authority housing, Dublin City Council deputy chief exec(...)

Grenfell Tower ablaze, June 2017.  In Ireland most buildings must have a fire safety certificate, but what does that mean? Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Fire safety in buildings has again become an area of major concern following on from the disaster in Grenfell Tower in London, and, more recently, the(...)

David Browne pictured at the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

There was little doubt David Browne would follow a road familiar to his ancestors and become an architect. Even as he started secondary school in Clon(...)

Bocconi University in Milan, Italy

Grafton Architects continue to stack up the gongs for exceptional contributions to the world of architecture. It has this week been awarded the Royal (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launching Project Ireland 2040  at Sligo Institute of Technology. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

As reaction to the National Development Plan emerges, there is a clear divide between the business and industry sectors which have broadly welcomed ne(...)

Built in 1959, Croke Villas in Dublin’s north inner city had been mostly vacant for the past decade. Photograph: Alan Betson

I’m standing on a street in Dublin’s north inner city, in the shadow of Croke Park’s Cusack Stand, watching a block of council flats being reduced to (...)

Ideal Home Show: 240 stands spread across almost three acres at the RDS

The Ideal Home Show runs from October 27th-30th at the RDS Simmonscourt Pavilion in Ballbridge Dublin 4. Upwards of 26,000 people are expected to visi(...)

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