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Something more than management

The current proposed reform of the Irish planning process will not necessarily deliver better design, argues Andrew Clancy – but design review panels could.

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One Good Idea

Fragmented territories: the spatial infrastructures of occupation

Navigating through the West Bank, the omnipresence of military checkpoints and the daily challenges faced by Palestinians under occupation are laid bare. This article offers an intimate exploration of the physical and psychological landscapes shaped by decades of conflict, inviting readers to witness a world where freedom of movement is a luxury and the echoes of history resonate in every street.

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Present Tense

So near from home: the enduring legacy of twentieth-century holiday villages

The typology of the holiday village surged in popularity in post-war Europe. Typically organised in small clusters of dwellings, these villages gave short-term visitors fleeting, authentic-seeming experiences of being embedded in a community, often close to nature. Using examples from Ireland and Italy, this article explores the legacy of these villages and their relevance to today.

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Future Reference

Engaging with water: Arthur's Quay, Limerick

What makes a vibrant, successful public space? In this article, architect Denise Murray considers what changes might be necessary for Arthurs’ Quay Park, Limerick, and the surrounding area to evolve into a place that better serves its citizens. HafenCity provides some examples of alternative ways to provide public spaces while addressing the issues of climate change and flooding.

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Working Hard / Hardly Working
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RIAI Bulletin 28

Editor: J. Owen Lewis.
Journal
€ 4.75 EUR

Beginning in 1972, the RIAI Bulletin was a monthly newsletter to inform Institute members of the wide range of matters with which the RIAI was involved.

Comment, RIAI Report, Diary, Review of the Building Industry, Lapse of Planning Permission, Architects in the Local Authority, The Status of Membership, Council Matters reported by the General Secretary, RIAI/RIBA Relations, Hospital Fees, Northern Report, Annual Conference, Output, Employment, Occupational shortages in the Building Industry, Raymond McGrath, Kevin Fox, After Modern, This Century in Irish Architecture, Notices, standards, circular, newsletter, committee, competition, conference, course, lecture, planners, membership, RIAI, Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland
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RIAI Bulletin 27

Editor: J. Owen Lewis.
Journal
€ 4.75 EUR

Beginning in 1972, the RIAI Bulletin was a monthly newsletter to inform Institute members of the wide range of matters with which the RIAI was involved.

The Status of Membership, Council Matters reported by the General Secretary, RIAI/RIBA Relations, Hospital Fees, Northern Report, Annual Conference, Output, Employment, Occupational shortages in the Building Industry, Raymond McGrath, Kevin Fox, After Modern, This Century in Irish Architecture, Notices, standards, circular, newsletter, committee, competition, conference, course, lecture, planners, membership, RIAI, Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland, Comment, RIAI Report, Diary, Review of the Building Industry, Lapse of Planning Permission, Architects in the Local Authority
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RIAI Bulletin 26

Editor: J. Owen Lewis.
Journal
€ 4.75 EUR

Beginning in 1972, the RIAI Bulletin was a monthly newsletter to inform Institute members of the wide range of matters with which the RIAI was involved.

Extraordinary General Meeting on premises, Council, Cork, New House Style, Building Bye-Laws in Dublin, Belfast, Annual Conference 1980, Gerald McNicholl, An Appreciation, Notices, standards, circular, newsletter, committee, competition, conference, course, lecture, planners, membership, RIAI, standards, EGM, Extraordinary General Meeting, Annual Conference, exhibition, Comment, RIAI Reports, Diary, President’s Inaugural Address, Tradition & Directions, Proposed Contract of Employment
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RIAI Bulletin 25

Editor: J. Owen Lewis.
Journal
€ 4.75 EUR

Beginning in 1972, the RIAI Bulletin was a monthly newsletter to inform Institute members of the wide range of matters with which the RIAI was involved.

Comment, RIAI Reports, Diary, Review, Irish Concrete Society Awards, Architects in Salaried Employment, Architectural Competitions, News from the Schools, Practice notes, 1980 Council, RIAI Council, Calendar for 1980, Education, Public Affairs, Administration, The RIAI and the Profession, Kitchen Planning and Design: 1 Theory, Kitchen Planning and Design: 2 Case Studies, Peter Douglas, Documentation in UCD, RIAI RIBA Visit UCD, Ryan’s, Parkgate Street, Jim Horan, Notices, standards, circular, newsletter, committee, competition, conference, course, lecture, planners, membership, RIAI, standards, UCD, University College Dublin, RIBA,
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RIAI Bulletin 24

Editor: J. Owen Lewis.
Journal
€ 4.75 EUR

Beginning in 1972, the RIAI Bulletin was a monthly newsletter to inform Institute members of the wide range of matters with which the RIAI was involved.

Comment, RIAI Reports, Diary, Review, New Standard Measurement of Method, Irish Architects in Tanzania, Conference 1979, Practice notes, President O’Reilly, Hon. Treasurer, October Council Meeting, Building Materials Supply Position, Architectural Association of Ireland, 8 Merrion Square, ARCSOC, Housing in Dublin’s Inner City, Deirdre O’Connor, Notices, standards, circular, newsletter, committee, competition, conference, course, lecture, planners, membership, RIAI, standards
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RIAI Bulletin 23

Editor: J. Owen Lewis.
Journal
€ 4.75 EUR

Beginning in 1972, the RIAI Bulletin was a monthly newsletter to inform Institute members of the wide range of matters with which the RIAI was involved.

Comment, RIAI Reports, Diary, Time and Place, Housing Conference, Practice notes, travelling scholarship, RIAI Conference, Committees, Metrication, Tender Procedure, 8 Merrion Square, New DOE Outline Specification for Housing, News Information Service for the Construction Industry, House Building Cost Index, Northern Report, Ronnie Tallon, Notices, standards, circular, newsletter, committee, competition, conference, course, lecture, planners, membership, RIAI, members,
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RIAI Bulletin 28

Editor: J. Owen Lewis.
Journal
€ 4.75 EUR

Beginning in 1972, the RIAI Bulletin was a monthly newsletter to inform Institute members of the wide range of matters with which the RIAI was involved.

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RIAI Bulletin 27

Editor: J. Owen Lewis.
Journal
€ 4.75 EUR

Beginning in 1972, the RIAI Bulletin was a monthly newsletter to inform Institute members of the wide range of matters with which the RIAI was involved.

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RIAI Bulletin 26

Editor: J. Owen Lewis.
Journal
€ 4.75 EUR

Beginning in 1972, the RIAI Bulletin was a monthly newsletter to inform Institute members of the wide range of matters with which the RIAI was involved.

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RIAI Bulletin 25

Editor: J. Owen Lewis.
Journal
€ 4.75 EUR

Beginning in 1972, the RIAI Bulletin was a monthly newsletter to inform Institute members of the wide range of matters with which the RIAI was involved.

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RIAI Bulletin 24

Editor: J. Owen Lewis.
Journal
€ 4.75 EUR

Beginning in 1972, the RIAI Bulletin was a monthly newsletter to inform Institute members of the wide range of matters with which the RIAI was involved.

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RIAI Bulletin 23

Editor: J. Owen Lewis.
Journal
€ 4.75 EUR

Beginning in 1972, the RIAI Bulletin was a monthly newsletter to inform Institute members of the wide range of matters with which the RIAI was involved.

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UCD Architecture 2008

Editor: Pierre Jolivet.
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An annual yearbook featuring staff and student work from the UCD School of Architecture.

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UCD Architecture 2007

Editors: Brian Ward, Pierre Jolivet, Gerry Hayden.
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An annual yearbook featuring staff and student work from the UCD School of Architecture.

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UCD Architecture 2006

Editors: Gary A. Boyd, Hugh Campbell, Pierre Jolivet, Jim Murphy, Elizabeth Shotton.
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An annual yearbook featuring staff and student work from the UCD School of Architecture.

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streets for living: a conference on residential road design

Editor: Eoghan Brangan.
Book
€ 7.95 EUR

Organised by an Foras Forbartha, this paper documents the proceedings of a conference on residential road design from Jury’s Hotel in Dublin in May 1976.

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Office Location and Regional Development: Proceedings of a Conference

Authors: Dr. D. F. Moore, Michael B. Lawless, Michael J. Bannon, John Goddard, Bertil Thorngren, Jan Toby, George Yannopoulos.
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€ 7.95 EUR

This publication documents a two-day conference from 1973 discussing office location and regional development. Topics include reviewing the existing pattern of office location, considering future policies, and referencing international practice.

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The Bicycle: A study of efficiency, usage, and safety

Author: Dr. D. F. Moore.
Book
€ 7.95 EUR

Financed by Irish Raleigh Ltd., this report is a general study of the efficiency, usage, and safety of the bicycle as a mode transport. As well as bicycle safety, this study considers housing estate layout in suburban areas and how it can minimise the adverse impact of motorised traffic on urban neighbourhoods.

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