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RIAI Statement on The National Planning Framework

RIAI Statement on The National Planning Framework

Published: Friday, February 16, 2018

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) welcomes the introduction of the National Planning Framework (NPF) and highlights that an investment in quality architecture and urban design in realising these plans will have a positive impact on the economy as well as the health and... Read more   

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RIAI Outlines Key Recommendations to Increase Delivery of New Houses

RIAI Outlines Key Recommendations to Increase Delivery of New Houses

Published: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

With 800,000 new homes required by 2050, the RIAI report highlights lengthy processes that slow down housing delivery, and makes recommendations to streamline.

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Fingal’s Construction Programme

Fingal’s Construction Programme

Published: Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, TD, described Fingal County Council’s construction programme as impressive during his visit this week to the largest social housing construction site in the country.

Categories: Architecture | Housing | Planning | Press Releases


Minister Humphreys announces €28m investment in towns, villages & rural recreation projects in 2017

Minister Humphreys announces €28m investment in towns, villages & rural recreation projects in 2017

Published: Wednesday, February 01, 2017

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced on Tuesday 31 January that her Department will invest more than €28 million in towns, villages and rural recreation projects in 2017, as part of the Action Plan for Rural Development.

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RIAI puts forward innovative solutions for new housing models

RIAI puts forward innovative solutions for new housing models

Published: Friday, July 31, 2015

RIAI puts forward innovative solutions for new housing models

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Government Plans for Changes to the Building Control System

Government Plans for Changes to the Building Control System

Published: Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The RIAI will issue a formal statement on Government plans for changes to the Building Control System, as reported in the media today, after the Minister’s announcement has been published in full.

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Henchion Reuter Architects Design Major Redevelopment of Goethe-Institut Dublin

Henchion Reuter Architects Design Major Redevelopment of Goethe-Institut Dublin

Published: Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Goethe-Institut has announced a €8 Million redevelopment and expansion of its Georgian HQ at 37 Merrion Square in Dublin, designed by Henchion Reuter Architects

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Architectural Projects Perform Strongly in the IPI’s National Planning Awards 2014

Architectural Projects Perform Strongly in the IPI’s National Planning Awards 2014

Published: Thursday, February 27, 2014

Projects designed by RIAI Members have performed strongly in this year's National Planning Awards by the Irish Planning Institute

Categories: Architecture | Awards | Planning


Pyrite – The Report of the Pyrite Panel

Pyrite – The Report of the Pyrite Panel

Published: Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government commissioned a report, in September 2011, on the reactive pyrite that affected, and continuous to affect, a significant number of houses in the Dublin region and including Kildare Offaly and Meath.

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RIAI Submission on DECLG Draft Consultation Document on Local Area Plans 2012

RIAI Submission on DECLG Draft Consultation Document on Local Area Plans 2012

Published: Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The public consultation document on Local Area Plans had a closing date of Friday 27th July 2012.

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