This report presents the key outcomes, findings and recommendations from the delivery of DCC Beta over 3.5 years. (more…)
Following on from the successful launch of the 5Cube Energy Pavilion in June at Hanover Quay at the Grand Canal Dock, the infographic below outlines the level of oil consumption in Ireland in 5 minutes.
Alongside Hidden Rooms, November also saw two presentations from City Architect Ali Grehan on design in the city. The first took place in Shanghai at the Pc-House Modern Design Awards, where she presented an outline of house typologies in Dublin, from the earliest ‘Dutch Billies’ right through to contemporary schemes such as Thornton Heights and Dublin House. The second presentation took place closer to home, as part of Defuse Dublin 2014, and dealt with the ‘Architectural Criteria’ outlined in the city’s development plan.
02.12.2014Hidden Rooms – Thank You!
Hidden Rooms on the 25th and 26th November 2014 was a terrific success and a big thanks to everyone who participated. It was clear from energy levels at Tuesday’s post workshop gathering in Powerscourt and the Wednesday public Plenary in City Hall that every group had enjoyed an intense and productive day. (more…)
24.11.2014Swimming Pool Refurbishment
Dublin City Council Culture, Recreation & Amenity Department and City Architects have recently completed successfully the refurbishment of three swimming pools in the city.
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…)
The Lord Mayor, Christy Burke and the City Architect, Ali Grehan launching the Dublin House project on the site of 29-30 Fishamble St., Dublin 8 on July 21st 2014
for more, see dublinhouse.ie
18.07.2014Design Team for Parnell Square Announced
A multi-disciplinary team led by Grafton Architects and Shaffrey Associates have been chosen for the redevelopment of the Parnell Square Cultural Quarter. The announcement was made today by Dublin City Council and the Parnell Square Foundation. (more…)
Ensuring staff knowledge is kept up to date, City Architects staff regularly attend continuing professional development (CPD) events or talks. (more…)
04.07.2014RIAI Public Choice Award 2014
Congratulations from all at Dublin City Architects to our former colleague Giulia Vallone on her success in the 2014 RIAI Awards. The Clonakilty 400, Urban Design Masterplan by Cork County Council Architects beat off stiff competition to secure the Public Choice Award. (more…)