Last week we gave you a general overview of the City Architects Division and the work that we do. This week we’re focusing on Housing, the area which makes up the lion’s share of our current programme.
07.10.2016SETTING NEW STANDARD IN HOUSING DESIGN
We are delighted that Rathmines Crescent is the first project in Ireland to be awarded with the Home Performance Index label which allows housing providers and private developers to highlight the quality and sustainability of their homes. (more…)
12.07.2016SOCIAL HOUSING AT RATHMINES CRESCENT
A social housing development was completed in Rathmines, Dublin 6, in early May 2016.
27.04.2015Peadar Kearney House, Railway Street
“Located in the one of the most disadvantaged areas of Dublin’s inner city, the regeneration of Liberty House (renamed Peadar Kearney House) has been a flagship project in the Integrated Area Plan that the City Council adopted for the north east inner city.
Dublin City Council is to receive €292m funding under an announcement made yesterday. It is to be accompanied by social housing delivery targets and is expected to reduce Dublin City Council’s social housing waiting list by 21% by the end of 2017. (more…)
29.10.2014Review of Open House Dublin 2014
Last weekend’s Open House event may be regarded as a high point in the on-going awareness raising initiative that the City Architects Conservation team have guided on Aungier Street – the first planned-suburb of the modern city commenced in 1660 outside the precinct of the medieval Castle. (more…)
13.08.2014Homeless Services, Parkgate Hall
For the past year, the homeless services provided by Dublin City Council have been based at Parkgate Hall, Conyngham Road. Here, a number of previously dispersed services are available to those in need as part of an integrated hub. In advance of their relocation to Parkgate Hall, City Architects carried out a number of alterations to the building to meet the services’ requirements.
21.07.2014Dublin House Launch, Monday 21 July
The Dublin House Project will be launched today, Monday 21st July, at 11:00. Among those in attendance will be the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Christy Burke, and City Architect, Ali Grehan. The launch will take place on the site advertised for the project, 29-30 Fishamble Street. (more…)
09.07.2014Plans Submitted for Dolphin House
Plans for the proposed regeneration of Dolphin House are now available to view. The part VIII proposal includes the construction and refurbishment of 100 homes along with associated public realm works. (more…)
24.06.2014Plans Approved for St Teresa’s Gardens
The regeneration of St Teresa’s Gardens continues apace with the passing of its part VIII proposal by Dublin City Council. The project will involve the construction of a mixture of new houses and apartments along with refurbishment works to existing blocks. Complementing this will be a new urban park equipped with facilities for play and recreation. Construction is expected to begin in 2015. (more…)