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Sunday, 24 May 2015

 Linking to MAY/JUNE 2014 ISSUE MAY/JUNE 2014 ISSUE

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.

March/April 2015

Global Construction
Market intelligence suggests bright
future for Global Construction

Property Investment
An impressive € 1 billion plus has been invested in property in Q1 2015

Dublin Housing
The capital is still suffering a housing shortage

FASTEST RISE IN NEW BUSINESS FOR A DECADE

The recovery in the Irish construction sector gathered pace in October. READ MORE

SOCIAL HOUSING STRATEGY - 3.8 BILLION & 35K NEW HOUSES

In a major announcement that will have a far reaching impact on the house building and property sectors in Ireland. READ MORE

THE BUILDERS' BUDGET IN CONTEXT

The word “troika” comes with loaded meaning in Ireland; it is a word synonymous with austerity and cuts, writes Dr Peter Stafford. READ MORE

100K Houses possible

A new report focusing on the housing supply capacity situation in Dublin. READ MORE

CACOPHONY OF VOICES SHOULDN'T MASK THE SIMPLE STEPS TO FIX HOUSING

The latest Daft.ie House Price Report shows a 14% annual rise in asking prices nationally, led in particular by Dublin. READ MORE

HOUSES PRICES CONTINUE TO HEAD NORTH

Residential property prices at a national level, increased by 15.0% (CSO). READ MORE

BUILDING CONTROL (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2014

The Regulations came into effect on 1 March 2014. READ MORE

INCREASES IN PLANNING APPLICATIONS DRIVES GROWTH IN RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION

Growth in the residential sector remains strong. READ MORE

PLANNING PROCESS REFORM - A MISSED OPPORTUNITY?

Major reforms of the planning system have been announced as part of the forthcoming Planning No.1 Bill which has been approved by Government. 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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Get to Grips with BCAR with Kingspan Insulated Panels

Ger Higgins, explains how the company can help customers get to grips with new Building Control Regulations. READ MORE

The new BC(A)R are here to stay

Since the new B(C)AR were introduced, an extra burden of responsibility has been placed on architects & engineers. READ MORE

Irish well up for MIES VAN DER ROHE AWARD 2015

The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe announced the list of 420 projects competing for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture. READ MORE

Belfast design right on Quay

Detailed planning consent has been granted for the second building within Grimshaw’s City Quays master plan for Belfast Harbour’s Clarendon Dock. READ MORE

Farming out the design

Patrick Bradley, has managed to combine his two professions by designing the brilliant
Grillagh Water House. READ MORE

A House gets A+

Wrapped in textured glass, punctuated by immense sliding windows, intertwined by a minuscule spiraling staircase; A House is concrete composed. READ MORE

March/April 2015

WB Yeats Inspires
An architectural interpretation
of a famous poem

Longford Leader
A dramatic new resort planned
for Longford

Plan Magazine talked to Orla Reynolds furniture designer

Orla Reynolds received a first class honours degree in Design Interior and Furniture from DIT and was awarded the winner of the Grand Prix Award at the Institute of Designers in Ireland Graduate Awards. READ MORE

Flying High at Dublin Airport marks 75 Years

Dublin Airport celebrated its 75th birthday on Monday January 19th READ MORE

RDS international design competition for the multimillion-euro redevelopment

A consortium of architect firms, Dublin-based Newenham Mulligan Architects and London-based Grimshaw Architects, has won the international design competition for the multimillion-euro redevelopment of the RDS Arena. READ MORE

Minimalist Musings in Percy Lane

Percy Lane Townhouses designed by ODOS Architects is a new development adjacent to the Royal Canal in Dublin 4, and is described as showcasing the best of urban design.  READ MORE

Finnish Wood Award goes to The Gosta Pavilion

The Wood Award 2014 is being granted to the Gösta Pavilion at the Serlachius Museum. READ MORE

Ice Cool Views

Nestled in the wilderness near Finland’s Urho Kekkonen National Park, Hotel Kakslauttanen has one of the Arctic Circle’s best views of the Aurora Borealis. READ MORE

Galactic Vision Lands Award

Zaha Hadid’s Galaxy SOHO project in central Beijing for SOHO China is a 330 000m2 office, retail and entertainment complex that will become an integral part of the living city, inspired by the grand scale of Beijing. READ MORE

The City of the Future

A new exhibition entitled The Future City that examines how future cities have been visualised over the last 100 years. READ MORE

ICEHOTEL

We think that it is cold here. How about this. The ICEHOTEL is the world’s largest hotel built entirely of ice and snow. READ MORE