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Northern Ireland

Covering news, projects and practices from Northern Ireland

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Missing City, a map drawn up by the Forum for Alternative Belfast showing empty sites in the city

Without a plan, Belfast is ‘nobody’s project’

The devastating legacy of the ‘Troubles’ has left Northern Ireland’s capital without a roadmap for development, writes Laura Mark

The MAC, Belfast, Hall McKnight

RIBA Northern Ireland Regional Awards shortlist announced

Schemes by heneghan peng, McGarry Moon and TODD Architects have been named the among 11 projects shortlisted for regional awards by RIBA Northern Ireland

McGonigle McGrath's Home from Home

Work starts on McGonigle McGrath’s £750k ‘home from home’

Work has begun on McGonigle McGrath’s conversion of a listed townhouse in Belfast into a new home for cancer charity Clic Sargent


New Part 3 course launches in Belfast

A new ‘flexible’ privately-funded Part 3 course has launched in Belfast

The old Andersontown Police fortress in West Belfast

Second Andersonstown Barracks contest to launch next month

A second contest to redevelop West Belfast’s Andersonstown Police Barracks is set to launch – three years after plans for a £12 million landmark project were derailed


McGonigle McGrath

McGonigle McGrath wins planning for rural house

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA + PLANS] Belfast-based McGonigle McGrath has won planning for a 525m2 house in Magherafelt, Northern Ireland

McGonigle McGrath

McGonigle McGrath shows off Belfast terrace infill

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Emerging Belfast-based practice McGonigle McGrath has revealed images of its recently completed ‘home from home’ for cancer charity Clic Sargent

Neil Mathews Belfast house extension

Neil Mathews wins planning for Belfast house extension

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Neil Mathews Architects has won planning for a brick house extension in Belfast, Northern Ireland


McGarry-Moon unwraps Northern Irish barn conversion

McGarry-Moon Architects has entered this refurbishment and extension to a stone barn in Broughshane, into this year’s AJ Small Projects Awards


Keppie completes Northern Irish children's support unit

Keppie Design has completed this Intensive Support Unit for vulnerable children in Ballymena, Northern Ireland


Belfast City Centre

Northern Ireland faces planning policy shake-up


Northern Ireland’s environment minister Mark Durkan has launched a consultation into its proposed Strategic Planning Policy Statement (SPPS) which is set to consolidate more than 20 planning documents into just one  

Police Service of Northern Ireland - Memorial Garden by Hall McKnight

Revealed: Winners of RIBA Northern Ireland Awards

Four schemes in Northern Ireland have picked up RIBA Regional Awards


Omagh in Northern Ireland. Image by Kenneth Allen

Hunt begins for Omagh schools campus architect


Northern Ireland’s Department of Education is seeking an architect as part of a project manager-led team for a £150 million schools campus in Omagh



New Part 3 course launches in Belfast

A new ‘flexible’ privately-funded Part 3 course has launched in Belfast

Hugh Magee

Student Shows 2012: University of Ulster School of Architecture

Stephen Best sobserves a show engaged in experimentation at Ulster


Student Shows 2012: Queen's University Belfast School of Architecture

Stephen Best observes the transformation of Queen’s

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