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Wednesday, 1 October 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

GROUNDFORCE DELIVERS TURNKEY SOLUTION TO POWER PROJECT

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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

CONSTRUCTION MEGA DISPUTES AVERAGE $32M

Disputes relating to major global construction projects increased in value to, on average, $32.1million in 2013 according. 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

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PLAN MAGAZINES STORIES OF THE MONTH
LOTUS BUILDING BLOSSOMS

Australian architects Studio 505 has created a real cultural anchor with its design of a civic building in the shape of a Lotus plant. READ MORE

'BEAUTIFUL' BUILDING WINS DESIGN OF THE YEAR

Zaha Hadid’s Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan has won the Design Museum Design of the Year Award 2014. READ MORE

A BIG SPLASH IN MOSCOW

Moscow firm Arch Group was set up by architects Michael Krymov and Alexey Goryainov in Moscow in 2007 and is involved in designing public interiors. READ MORE

LOVELY JUBBLY IN EAST END

Bridge East London would help transform leisure and business travel while providing an economic boost to East London. 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

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

Irish architects win top world award

Irish architects Sheila O'Donnell and John Tuomey have been named today as the 2015 recipients of the Royal Gold Medal, the world's most prestigious architecture award.

CREATING A STIR

Donnycarney-based Architectural Farm has just be named in the prestigious Wallpaper index of the world's best young architectural talent that brings together 20 practices, spanning 17 countries and four continents. READ MORE

DRAMATIC UMBRELLAS OPEN UP TO CRITICAL ACCLAIM

There is a saying in Ireland that you can have ‘four seasons in one day’ – from warm spring sunshine to intense summer light, and from lively autumn gales to a sudden wintry shower. READ MORE

JAW DROPPING DESIGN

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

TERMINAL VELOCITY

Anyone travelling to London by Aer Lingus will be now pass through the much talking about Heathrow’s Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal. READ MORE

NORTHERN LIGHTS

Loughloughan Barn by Coleraine-based McGarry-Moon Architects has attracted the eye of RIBA as the project has made the longlist for the UK’s foremost private housing design award, the RIBA Manser Medal. READ MORE

FASHIONABLE IN MILAN

In the centre of historic Milan, Italian architect Marco Piva has come up with a sophisticated interior design for a private apartment in the CityLife complex, specifically in Lot Zaha Hadid. READ MORE

DOLPHIN HOUSE DESIGN TO MAKE A SPLASH

Dublin City Council has revealed the plans for the proposed regeneration of Dolphin House. READ MORE

BALLYMORE TEAMS UP WITH ACCLAIMED SPANISH DESIGNER

Ballymore Group is working with Spanish interior designer Luis Bustamante on its prestigious Embassy Gardens development in Nine Elms on the South Bank. READ MORE

DESIGNED WITH DIGNITY AND WARMTH

The design, technically and innovation led architectural practice of C.J. Falconer & Associates  takes us through the key design elements St. Vincent De Paul, Bath Street, Waterford which incorporated an retrofit, and addition of a contemporary extension to a listed building - and has been celebrated by a number of awards and achievements. READ MORE