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Thursday, 21 August 2014

TOP COMPANIES ISSUE 2014
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Who are Ireland's top construction companies for 2014?

Who is on the up and who is sliding in terms of turnover?

Irish Construction Industry Magazine is delighted to bring you the much anticipated Top Construction Companies listings for 2014.

IRISH CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY MAGAZINE
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Protecting your business
How well is the industry insulated against fraud and corruption?

Energy fuels opportunities
€1.5 to be spent each year on  sustainable energy solutions

Urban Utopia
How can we develop sustainable cities – experts offer their visions?

LEAD STORIES OF THE MONTH
CONSTRUCTION 2020 - MINISTER HOGAN'S VISION

There is already been serious column inches devoted to Construction 2020
and you will see that we are drilling into the topic in this issue         READ MORE

CONSTRUCTION 2020 - CLEAR VISION OR BLURRED PLAN

The Government’s Construction 2020 Strategy has been launched amid
much fanfare.  READ MORE

CONSTRUCTION 2020 STRATEGY FOR IRELAND

According to planning consultant David Mulcahy the Construction 2020 strategy addresses housing, property and construction in a co-ordinated manner.  READ MORE

HOUSE BUILDING AND PRICES ON THE MOVE

Two interesting reports have come on stream, giving insights into the performance of the housing sector.  READ MORE

IRISH WATER TO PUMP 1.77 BILLION INTO WATER SERVICES

Irish Water has revealed its Proposed Capital Investment Plan for 2014 to 2016. READ MORE

1.5B A YEAR SPENT ON SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SOLUTIONS

Businesses to avail of enterprise opportunities in Ireland’s sustainable energy sector. READ MORE

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The majority of businesses in the real estate and construction sector are still not properly insulated against fraud and corruption.      READ MORE

HOW DO WE MAKE CITIES WORK

Sir Edward Lister, spoke at the recent PII conference, he has some thought provoking ideas of how to make cities work. READ MORE

ROBUST ECONOMIC GROWTH PREDICTED

The latest EY Economic Eye Summer 2014 report forecasts robust economic growth for the Republic of Ireland this year. READ MORE

URGENT NEED FOR OFFICE DEVELOPMENTS

According to new research by Savills, Dublin has experienced the fastest growth in net effective rents among 21 European office markets over the last year. READ MORE

 Linking to Building Information Modelling: An Overview of the process from an Irish Construction Project Management perspective BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING

An Overview of the process from an Irish Construction Project Management perspective

Article written by Paul Stewart

READ MORE

PLAN MAGAZINES STORIES OF THE MONTH
CRAWFORD GALLERY ARCHITECT SCORES WITH FOOTBALL STADIUM DESIGN

Erick van Egeraat,  has unveiled his design for a renewed Feyenoord stadium “De Kuip” and the surrounding areas. READ MORE

SAINTLY DESIGN by Fuksas

The San Paolo Parish by Itailian architects Fuksas Architetto in Italy is a carefully articulated play with volumes. READ MORE

VISITOR CENTRE ATTRACTS DESIGN ACCOLADE

The new Visit Belfast Visitor Welcome Centre is a high profile project that has been successfully relocated. READ MORE

ICONIC AMERICAN EMBASSY CELEBRATES THE BIG 50

The iconic American Embassy in Ballsbridge has celebrated its 50th year in Dublin. READ MORE

MODERNISM MEETS TRADITIONAL

Converting a 10,000sq. ft advertising agency called Analog Folk in London’s Shoreditch was one of DH Liberty’s first projects. READ MORE

BRINGING THE EIFFEL TOWER EXPERIENCE TO NEW HEIGHTS

An influenced architecture, designed entirely in diagonals and transparency by architects Moatti-Rivière. READ MORE

RISING OUT OF THE FLOODS

We in Ireland  can appreciate this story given the ravages and destruction that recent  storms and  flooding caused to our towns and buildings. READ MORE

FUTURE MEETS HISTORY IN DESIGN

Spanish architects YLAB arquitectos designed the "Inaugure Hospitality Group" Headquarters in Barcelona at Paseo de Gracia. READ MORE

PLAN MAGAZINE
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JULY/AUGUST 2014 ISSUE PLAN MAGAZINE

Temple Bar Coverage
Dramatic Umbrellas open up to critical acclaim

Terminal Velocity
T2 greets Irish high flyers

PLAN MAGAZINE STORIES OF THE MONTH

JAW DROPPING DESIGN

Over the Top Design - Sturgess Architecture’s spectacular glacier skywalk overlooks the Canadian Rockies. READ MORE

RANELAGH RETREAT - BOXY CLEVER

Terenure-based ODKM Architects’ work on a project called 12LPA is as impressive and enigmatic as its title suggests READ MORE

NEW NOW NEXT - IDEAS FOR THE NEXT GENERATION

NEWNOWNEXT is a series of public talks curated by the Irish Architecture Foundation in collaboration with Arup, revealing current and next generation ideas and architects from across the globe. READ MORE

NUIG BUILDINGS MAKE THE GRADE

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn TD has opened two new buildings at NUI Galway. READ MORE

GAA SCORES WITH STADIUM DESIGN

Located on a 12 acre site on the Andersonstown Road in the west of Belfast, Casement Park is one of the largest stadia in Ulster (at 32,500 seat capacity), hosting football and hurling matches. READ MORE

KILSARAN INTERNATIONAL - SUCCESS BUILT ON HERITAGE

2014 is a significant and landmark year for Kilsaran. It marks the company’s 50th year in business and in that time, the company has evolved into one of the most trusted and respected enterprises in the Irish building industry. READ MORE

EMAILBAG WITH COLM MURRAY - ARCHITECTURE OFFICER AT THE HERITAGE COUNCIL

Colm Murray is ARCHITECTURE OFFICER AT THE HERITAGE COUNCIL and he spoke to Plan Magazine about his passion for conserving our architectural heritage, the wider challenges facing the Heritage Council and dozing off to Lyric FM's  'In the Blue of the Night'. READ MORE

SLAINTE TO A GOOD DESIGN

Heneghan Peng makes the right call for the design of Airbnb's new Dublin office

A VISIONARY NEW DESIGN FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Renowned Irish designers, Gilroy McMahon, have won a prestigious architectural competition with an innovative new concept that will inform how primary schools are designed in the future. READ MORE