Having made good progress exploring the benefits of system building /prefabrication in the construction of two-storey housing (152 homes complete and 70 homes due for completion this year), Dublin City Council is now looking (more…)
Crampton Buildings forms a small city block with frontage onto Crampton Quay overlooking the river Liffey. Here are some images and notes about the extensive renovation works completed in 2016. (more…)
23.04.2018Kevin Street Library
Kevin Street Library is set in the south city centre and first opened to the public in 1904. As a flagship branch of Dublin City’s library network it stood as a cornerstone for the neighbourhoods it served, connecting people to each other and to their community. The Library was
15.12.2017North King Street Development and NZEB
Dublin City Architects, in agreement with the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government (DHPCLG), have selected a pilot scheme to implement the forthcoming nearly Zero Energy Building (NZEB) standard for social housing at a 30 unit scheme located at North King Street, Dublin 7.
10.10.2017City Architects & OHD 2017
“Open House Dublin (OHD) is Ireland’s largest architecture festival, inviting all citizens to explore their city. It works through a simple but powerful idea: showcasing outstanding architecture for everyone to experience.”
– Open House Dublin 2017 -
The IFI will be hosting a panel discussion on architecture, city planning and environmental policy following a screening of Matt Tyranauer’s new documentary Citizen Jane: Battle for the City Sunday May 7th at 16.00. Panellists will include Councillor Ciarán Cuffe, Dublin City Councillor for the North Inner City, Natalie de Róiste, City Organiser Jane’s Walk Dublin, town planner and architectural historian and Alan Mee, Lecturer in urban design, School of Architecture, planning and Environmental Policy, UCD.
The documentary chronicles journalist, author and activist Jane Jacobs as she wrote her seminal work, The Death and Life of Great American Cities in 1961. Jacobs helped to change the way we consider urban living; viewing cities as holistic networks of people functioning as distinct yet connected communities.
Tickets for the screening and panel discussion are on sale now at www.ifi.ie or by calling the IFI box office on 01-6793477.
21.10.2016DCC Beta – Report 2016
This report presents the key outcomes, findings and recommendations from the delivery of DCC Beta over 3.5 years. (more…)
The first images of the design for the Parnell Square Cultural Quarter were presented as part of an update to Dublin City Council’s Culture Recreation & Amenity Strategic Policy Committee last week. (more…)
We’re delighted to see that Dublin City Council’s Parks Dept and the Irish Architecture Foundation have announced a winner for their design competition for a Play Park in Ballyfermot’s Le Fanu Park. (more…)