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Architecture Competition to Design a new Ireland House in Tokyo

Architecture Competition to Design a new Ireland House in Tokyo

Published: Friday, January 18, 2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) in conjunction with the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has launched an Architect-led competition to design and manage the delivery of the construction of a new Ireland House in Tokyo

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Silver Medal for Housing - Announcement and Call for entries

Silver Medal for Housing - Announcement and Call for entries

Published: Monday, January 14, 2019

The RIAI is delighted to announce that entries for the RIAI Silver Medal for Housing for the period 2013-2014 are now open. The deadline for submissions is 7 February 2019.

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RIAI Comment on the new Urban Development and Building Heights Guidelines for Planning Authorities

RIAI Comment on the new Urban Development and Building Heights Guidelines for Planning Authorities

Published: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The RIAI has welcomed the new Urban Development and Building Heights Guidelines for Planning Authorities as published by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government as part of a suite of guidelines to encourage the consolidation of our urban footprint by more sustainable use of land... Read more   

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RIAI Presents Honorary Membership and Fellowships to Primrose Wilson, John Cole and John Worthington

RIAI Presents Honorary Membership and Fellowships to Primrose Wilson, John Cole and John Worthington

Published: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

On 5 December 2018, the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland welcomed Primrose Wilson as a new RIAI Honorary Member and architects John Cole and John Worthington as new RIAI Honorary Fellows.

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Pálás cinema in Galway city wins World Architecture Award for Best Use of Colour

Pálás cinema in Galway city wins World Architecture Award for Best Use of Colour

Published: Monday, December 03, 2018

Pálás cinema in Galway city has been awarded the Best Use of Colour Prize in Amsterdam at the World Architecture Awards this weekend.

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FREESPACE - Closing Note by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara

FREESPACE - Closing Note by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara

Published: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

FREESPACE, the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, curated by Irish architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, has closed on 25 November after a successful run. The Biennale has reported an increase in visitor numbers for 2018 (up 6% from 2016) with over 275,000 visitors attending on top of... Read more   

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RIAI Launches 6th Edition of the RIAI Good Practice Guide

RIAI Launches 6th Edition of the RIAI Good Practice Guide

Published: Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The RIAI is delighted to launch a fully updated and expanded edition of the RIAI Good Practice Guide – its flagship document in RIAI Member services to Architects and Architectural Practices.

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New RIAI & OPW Architectural Competition for a Commemorative Bridge at the Irish National War Garden

New RIAI & OPW Architectural Competition for a Commemorative Bridge at the Irish National War Garden

Published: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) and the Office of Public Works (OPW) have launched an architectural design competition to build a new commemorative bridge at the Irish National War Memorial Gardens (INWMG) in Dublin.

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2018 Property Excellence Awards  - Award Winners

2018 Property Excellence Awards - Award Winners

Published: Monday, November 12, 2018

Irish architectural practice Henry J Lyons Architects received the Design Project of the Year Award for the 26 York Street RCSI at this year KPMG Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Awards, which was held in the Convention Centre, Dublin 8 November.

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Irish Architects Pave the Way in Venice

Irish Architects Pave the Way in Venice

Published: Thursday, November 01, 2018

RIAI leads large Members Study Trip to La Biennale di Venezia.

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RIAI Statement on the new Land Development Agency

RIAI Statement on the new Land Development Agency

Published: Thursday, September 27, 2018

The RIAI has welcomed the new Land Development Agency which signals a more coordinated approach to the provision of housing. However, the RIAI says the new LDA needs to be properly resourced and the establishment of this new agency will not solve the other obstacles that exist in delivering housing... Read more   

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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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Urban Development and Building Heights Guidelines for Planning Authorities

Urban Development and Building Heights Guidelines for Planning Authorities

Published: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Mr Eoghan Murphy, T.D., Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government has today issued Urban Development and Building Heights Guidelines for Planning Authorities under Section 28 of the Planning and Development Act (2000), as amended.

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Martin Colreavy, MRIAI,  Appointed as Senior Advisor for Planning, Land Management & Housing Market

Martin Colreavy, MRIAI,  Appointed as Senior Advisor for Planning, Land Management & Housing Market

Published: Thursday, November 08, 2018

Martin is currently a member of the senior management team in the Forward Planning Division of DHPLG, with an advisory and oversight role in the areas of Urban Regeneration, National Planning Framework implementation and related €2 billion capital investment programme under the National... Read more   

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