Architecture

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TCD looks eastward

From the Autumn 2016 edition: Can the pragmatic 21st-century East range at Trinity College Dublin match the 18th-century splendour of the West Front? James Howley appraises recent developments on the campus

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Waterford’s Museum of Treasures

From the IAR archive: Peter Pearson visits Waterford’s Medieval Museum which completes the trilogy of cultural venues celebrating the historic city’s material culture.

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Slievebawnogue

From the IAR Archive: A bridge to live in? Louise Cotter visits the project in County Dublin that attracted awards from the RIAI and the AAI Downes Medal for architects Clancy Moore

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Leagues ahead

From the IAR Archive: In his assessment of Fitzgerald Kavanagh and Partners’ award-winning Student Centre at UCD Seán ó Laoire charts the evolution of Ireland’s largest campus since its foundation

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Ensemble Playing

Bridging past and present in projects like Blackrock Further Education Institute, McCullough Mulvin have made a virtue of creating a dialogue between old and new, writes Hugh Campell

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From the ashes

From the IAR Archive: As the restoration of St. Mel’s Cathedral by Fitzgerald Kavanagh + Partners has been announced as the Winner of the Public Choice Award at the 2015 RIAI Irish Architecture Awards, we re-publish here our article on St. Mel’s by Andrew Halpin and Nicola Gordon Bowe

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Taking in the big picture

From the IAR Summer Edition: Overcoming the slow down at home, Irish architects Heneghan Peng, Grafton Architects, O’Donnell+Tuomey amongst others have looked to international competitions, but overseas projects are not without risk, writes John McLaughlin

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Rock Steady

From the IAR Spring Edition: In his design for the new Coast Guard Station in Doolin, County Clare, Dominic Stevens has discovered his architecture of the Burren; an architecture of abstract rocks, describing the material nature of place, writes Steve Larkin

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