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2017 KPMG Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Award Winners

    2017 KPMG Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Award Winners

800 of Ireland’s property industry stakeholders; commercial & residential agencies, developers, architects, designers, investment managers and contractors convened at the Convention Centre Dublin recently for the announcement of the winners of the highly contested KPMG Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Awards. Over 120 shortlisted nominations were judged across 11 categories where the standard of entries […]

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Dublin City Council Wins Engineers Ireland Excellence Award

    Dublin City Council Wins Engineers Ireland Excellence Award

Dublin City Council’s South Campshire Flood Protection Project has won the Engineers Ireland Excellence Award in the ‘Local Authority Engineering Initiative category’. Following recent extreme flood events, a review was carried out in Dublin city to look at the capacity of the existing coastal flood defences. This identified some areas of the south city as […]

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Irish Georgian Society Conservation Award Winners 2017

    Irish Georgian Society Conservation Award Winners 2017

The winners of the Irish Georgian Society’s 2017 Architectural Conservation Award and Original Drawings Award have been announced. The awards were launched in 2009 and are open to Irish architects or architectural practices, building surveyors, contractors, engineers and other professionals involved in the conservation of historic buildings in Ireland. Their purpose is to encourage excellence […]

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RIAI outlines key recommendations to increase delivery of new houses

    RIAI outlines key recommendations to increase delivery of new houses

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has published a report which highlights the lengthy timelines and complex administrative processes that impact delivery of new housing stock. Despite obvious demand for new houses and apartments, it can take upwards of three years for new homes to become available to purchase or rent.  While […]

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RIAI calls for reduction in VAT rate on residential projects

    RIAI calls for reduction in VAT rate on residential projects

The Budget for 2018 is due to be announced by the Irish Government on 10 October 2017. The RIAI has made a Pre-Budget Submission to Government on key issues that could positively affect the construction sector and support the viability of architectural practices.
Registered architects are providing vital services to the community particularly in rural Ireland, […]

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Hines and Peterson submit planning for Central Plaza in Dublin’s city centre

    Hines and Peterson submit planning for Central Plaza in Dublin’s city centre

Hines and Peterson is submitting a planning application to Dublin City Council that will reposition the former Central Bank HQ as a new landmark destination in the heart of Dublin’s city centre. Designed by award-winning architect Sam Stephenson in the 1970s, the building was acquired by Hines and Peterson earlier this year, following the Central […]

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College Green must work as transport artery first, plaza second – Dublin Chamber

    College Green must work as transport artery first, plaza second – Dublin Chamber

Dublin Chamber, the group which represents businesses in the Dublin region, has expressed concern over the lack of clarity regarding how traffic will move around the city once the new Luas line opens later this year. The Chamber, reacting to the publication of new proposals for a pedestrian plaza on College Green, said the piecemeal […]

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Plans for new College Green plaza in Dublin revealed

    Plans for new College Green plaza in Dublin revealed

A €10 million scheme to convert Dublin’s College Green into a pedestrian plaza is set to go to An Bord Pleanála next week. The project will see a ban on all private cars and East/West public transport. It will cover nearly 7,500 sq m and will involve a two-way cycle track, wooden benches, fountains and […]

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Foster + Partners plans redundancies after ‘market uncertainty’

    Foster + Partners plans redundancies after ‘market uncertainty’

Foster + Partners is planning a number of staff redundancies as part of a restructure at the architecture and design practice. According to company sources, “under 100” staff are at risk of redundancy, primarily based at its London HQ in Battersea.
The practice said: “Foster + Partners has grown significantly over the last two years with […]

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