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#Architecture

# architecture - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here's the £8 million house that won two Dublin brothers a top UK architecture prize Best Of British This post contains images

Here's the £8 million house that won two Dublin brothers a top UK architecture prize

Finally, SOMETHING to spend our spare £8 million on.

# architecture - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here are the world's favourite new buildings Architecture Porn This post contains images

Here are the world's favourite new buildings

A Manhattan skyscraper, a Chinese airport and a house on a sled in New Zealand all feature.

# architecture - Sunday 2 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The people have spoken: These are the 14 best new buildings of the year Property Porn

The people have spoken: These are the 14 best new buildings of the year

A hotel on stilts, a winding winery and a vibrant Walmart office are among the winners.

# architecture - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Here's why the Seattle Seahawks boast the loudest outdoor stadium in the world

CenturyLink Field hit 137.6 decibels last month and this Sunday’s NFC Championship game won’t be much quieter.

# architecture - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

# architecture - Saturday 2 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This is what was lost when Penn Station was demolished 50 years ago Grandeur

This is what was lost when Penn Station was demolished 50 years ago

The station – second only to Grand Central in New York – was razed to the ground in 1963.

# architecture - Sunday 6 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Blobitecture’ is the latest trend in building design Curvy This post contains images

‘Blobitecture’ is the latest trend in building design

Free-flowing form or Mr Blobby buildings?

# architecture - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This is what Sagrada Familia will look like when it's finished Look Familia?

This is what Sagrada Familia will look like when it's finished

Sure, what’s another 13 years – especially if it turns out this breathtakingly beautiful.

# architecture - Sunday 1 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday Busman's Holiday

Student makes inventive use of a school bus to take a holiday

Why didn’t we think of that?

From TheJournal.ie Why did this architect want to demolish downtown Paris? Le Corbuiser

Why did this architect want to demolish downtown Paris?

The plan would have demolished an area which had descended into squalor, but is now one of the city’s most culturally significant areas.

# architecture - Sunday 18 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Drones not just for spying - they spot ancient ruins too Peru

Drones not just for spying - they spot ancient ruins too

The spy craft are not just being used in war and military surveillance – in Peru, they are studying ancient ruins.

# architecture - Saturday 17 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie What’s your favourite heritage site? Ireland This post contains images

What’s your favourite heritage site?

Heritage Week begins today. There are many sites to choose from, but what do you think is the best?

# architecture - Monday 15 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 buildings whose facial expressions are giving them away Feelin' Emotions

11 buildings whose facial expressions are giving them away

They’ve got feelings, you know. Lots and lots of feelings.

# architecture - Saturday 29 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pics show sad loss of beautiful old Penn Station Holy Moly

Pics show sad loss of beautiful old Penn Station

Amazing photograph underlines the tragedy of decision to tear it down in the 1960s to build Madison Square Garden arena.

# architecture - Saturday 15 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Cutbacks force Architectural Archive to close for summer Architecture

Cutbacks force Architectural Archive to close for summer

Ireland’s ‘buildings record’ says it has to make its six staff temporarily redundant.

# architecture - Sunday 9 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Is the new World Trade Centre subway station swanky enough for you? Marble Cathedral

Is the new World Trade Centre subway station swanky enough for you?

Marble everywhere and a design from Santiago Calatrava. Nice.

# architecture - Friday 24 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA Funding Appeal This post contains images

Irish Architectural Archive appeal for funds, they even asked NAMA

The organisation holds over 2.5 million architectural drawings and 500,000 photographs of Irish buildings.

# architecture - Sunday 7 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 11 amazing new feats of architecture Wowsers This post contains images

11 amazing new feats of architecture

Restaurants teetering on the edge, pop-up libraries, stunning skyscrapers – some of the winning designs in Architizer’s A+ contest.

# architecture - Monday 29 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie VIDEOS: The best of TEDx Dublin Inspirational This post contains videos

VIDEOS: The best of TEDx Dublin

Reclaiming ghost estates, making city centres liveable places – and where inspiration come from: some thought-provoking videos from Dublin ideas forum.

# architecture - Friday 5 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 11 places to visit during Open House Dublin Open House Dublin

11 places to visit during Open House Dublin

Access a building that normally isn’t open to the public during this free event, which takes place from today until Sunday.

# architecture - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Dublin architect firm to represent Ireland at the Venice Biennale VENICE BIENNALE

Dublin architect firm to represent Ireland at the Venice Biennale

Dublin-based architects Heneghan Peng are to represent Ireland at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition at the prestigious Venice Biennale.

# architecture - Saturday 25 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Check out Facebook's new Frank Gehry-designed offices Facebook This post contains images

In pictures: Check out Facebook's new Frank Gehry-designed offices

The social network is paving the way for a major staff expansion.

# architecture - Saturday 28 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker? Home Sweet Home This post contains videos This post contains images

Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker?

Missile silos and Nazi bunkers have been converted into habitable homes, while other designers are focused on preparing shelters for surviving catastrophes.

# architecture - Sunday 22 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Underground Ireland: our country's hidden structures Going Underground

Underground Ireland: our country's hidden structures

A host of architectural and archaeological gems lie beneath your feet – we’ve taken a closer look at some of them…

# architecture - Saturday 7 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats In Numbers

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats

How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?

# architecture - Friday 6 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge The Shard - Europe's new tallest building The Shard This post contains videos This post contains images

The Shard - Europe's new tallest building

The Shard features offices, a 5-star hotel with over than 200 rooms and suites, and three floors of restaurants featuring city views.

# architecture - Friday 22 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Wexford council HQ and Dundalk factory named among EU's best buildings Winning This post contains images

Wexford council HQ and Dundalk factory named among EU's best buildings

Both buildings are now shortlisted for the prestigious Stirling Prize.

# architecture - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: Another Priory Hall is coming down the tracks. Here's why. Opinion

Column: Another Priory Hall is coming down the tracks. Here's why.

Phil Hogan is planning to introduce new regulations which are meant to make for better buildings. He’s making a major mistake, writes Mike Morris.

# architecture - Friday 18 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Guinness turns submarine into deep-sea bar DEEP-SEA DRINKING

Guinness turns submarine into deep-sea bar

The walls are covered in rubber discs and LED lights as the bar is (literally) lowered.

# architecture - Sunday 22 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The hidden gems of Dublin architecture Built Dublin This post contains images

The hidden gems of Dublin architecture

Photographer and architecture graduate Lisa Cassidy spots the “beautiful, interesting, important or strange” in Dublin’s buildings and public spaces.

# architecture - Thursday 12 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Irish architects score major London project Good News This post contains videos

Irish architects score major London project

Scott Tallon Walker appointed architects for new London hospital.

# architecture - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Mind now: China and India warned over skyscraper boom Skyscrapers

Mind now: China and India warned over skyscraper boom

Skyscrapers may herald financial crises, according to an ongoing study of the construction of tall buildings.

# architecture - Monday 14 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you like to see Anglo HQ turned into a 'vertical park'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see Anglo HQ turned into a 'vertical park'?

As Nama appears to be interested in one architect’s idea to transform the concrete shell on Dublin’s quays into a public amenity, we ask YOU what you think should happen to the unfinished building.

# architecture - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Dublin loses out in bid for World Design Capital World Design Capital

Dublin loses out in bid for World Design Capital

Cape Town will be the World Design Capital in 2014, overcoming the challenge of Dublin and of Bilbao in Spain.

# architecture - Friday 23 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Derelict Anglo HQ could become 'vertical park' Trees On The Quays This post contains images

In pictures: Derelict Anglo HQ could become 'vertical park'

The abandoned construction site would be filled with trees and walkways to become a ‘national asset’ under a new plan.

# architecture - Thursday 15 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's historic buildings could be stripped of protection in new plan Heritage

Ireland's historic buildings could be stripped of protection in new plan

There will be “nothing to stop people bulldozing” sites built in the last 300 years if the proposals are carried through, an archaeologist told TheJournal.ie.

# architecture - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Dublin shortlisted for World Design Capital status in 2014 World Design Capital

Dublin shortlisted for World Design Capital status in 2014

Dublin is one of the last three cities in the running for the prestigious status, alongside Bilbao and Cape Town.

# architecture - Monday 13 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Gallery: Nominations for Irish Architecture Awards revealed Architecture This post contains images

Gallery: Nominations for Irish Architecture Awards revealed

Check out some of the 38 projects shortlisted for the RIAI awards, ranging from imaginative home extensions to huge projects which re-shape the skyline.

# architecture - Monday 9 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.

From The Daily Edge Who would live in an armoured, transforming house like this? Paranoia This post contains images

Who would live in an armoured, transforming house like this?

For very private people: a house which turns itself, at the touch of a button, into a seamless concrete bunker.