Dublin is many cities at once, its many identities layered on top of each other, all drawn onto the same map; a tech hub, a UNESCO city of literature, a cultural powerhouse, a thousand-year-old capital of a state a hundred years young. It is a city that thrives on stories and now Dublin is writing a new story. (more…)
Dublin City Council has received two major accolades at the highly prestigious 2013 Annual Awards of the U.K. Civic Trust, at a recent award ceremony in Cardiff.
UPDATE: Details of the Cork Hill Public Realm Design Workshop confirmed
The details of the workshop below are as follows:
Date: Friday 15th March
Venue: Wood Quay Venue, Dublin City Council Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8
Contact: email email@example.com to reserve a place
21.12.2012Dublin City Architects: Snapshot of work in changing times and a changing city by Ali Grehan
‘Cities that value and apply design in how they think, plan and act are more attractive, humane and competitive.’ (extract from City Architects World Design Capital 2014 bid feasibility report, April 2010).
“What do City Architects do?” is a question that I get asked often. (more…)
We are currently seeking three interns for suitably qualified job-seekers to participate in internships in City Architects in the following roles:
19.11.2012‘In Progress’ The Way Wiser Collective
We thought we would share this film of a recent project at the historic City Markets building by the Way Wiser Collective.
A contract is currently on site for the demolition of two of the existing flat blocks, known as the Granby blocks, on the East side of Dominick Street Lower.
This talk will look at the architectural history of Inchicore Library with some thoughts on the Art Deco style as interpreted more generally in building design. A talk by Susan Roundtree, Senior architect with Dublin City Council. (more…)
11.10.2012Making Great Working Places in Dublin
How can Dublin create competitive working places that attract and sustain innovative enterprises? How can commercial developments give more to the city in terms of social and environmental sustainability? How do cities accommodate the range of businesses which make up a healthy business ecology, from large floor-plate investors to smaller scale start-ups?
21.09.2012Energy Efficiency at the Mansion House
Recently the ground floor reception rooms and the Lord Mayor’s apartment at the Mansion House have been re-lamped with LED bulbs – one of a number of energy saving measures completed at the house over the past 12 months, initiated by City Architects and supported by SEAI