• Wednesday , 8 April 2020

Launch of house+design

RIAI launches new consumer magazine house + design

Ireland’s Magazine for Architect-Designed Homes and Interiors


Dublin, Phoenix Park, 4 June 2016, RIAI President Carole Pollard will launch the RIAI’s new consumer magazine house + design at Bloom, Ireland’s largest garden estival. Published by Architecture Ireland Publications Ltd, house + design is Ireland’s only dedicated magazine for architect-designed homes and extensions.

The publication of house+design is also clear sign of renewed confidence in the domestic construction sector. The quality of the architect-designed homes featured in the launch issue demonstrates the value that an architect adds to a project- no matter what size or budget,

Theme of Issue No 1: Be creative with your home

For issue No.1, summer 2016, house+design features 14 great houses for every size and budget- all designed by Irish architects and with useful advice on how to maximise the potential of a home. Projects range from small extensions with big impacts to beautifully restored period homes. We also feature great houses in great Irish landscape settings- from the hills to the coast- and visit a stylish loft conversion in New York city designed by an Irish architect. The magazine provides practical advice from registered architects on topics such as energy-efficiency measures in the home, working with an architect, and how to get the most out of your home.

Following 10 season as Ireland’s TV Architect, Dermot Bannon discusses if our ambitions for our homes have changed over the past decade and what we love in our homes. Dermot also reveals what inspired him to become an architect and where he continues to find ideas.

Our outdoor spaces are hugely important and house+design features six stunning garden designs to suit different requirements- whether it’s a family garden or a small urban patch that can be turned into an outdoor pantry. We also visit June Blake’s stunning garden in County Wicklow, which features award-winning restored buildings.

house+design have compiled a comprehensive Design Locator on stylish furniture and home accessories as well as a useful guide to the best building products. We feature a selection of the best of Irish design, which is having huge success on the international design circuit, following Ireland’s Year of Design, ID2015.

For media queries and complimentary media copies, please contact the Editor, Dr Sandra O’Connell, E:soconnell@riai.ie and T 01 6761703

About house+design and the RIAI

house+design is published by Architecture Ireland Publications Ltd on behalf of the RIAI. Cover price is €4.75 and the magazine is available from newsagents nationwide and from the RIAI bookshop, 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, T 01 676 1703, email: info@riai.ie


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