How to Build an Urban Farm in 5 Minutes

A stunning mural painted by a group of architects, architects and landscape architects in St. Petersburg, Russia, could soon transform the way urban agriculture is practised in the country.St. Petersburg’s “Art and Architecture” program is a collaboration between architecture students and local artists, and the project is being overseen by a team of experts.The artists […]

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How to get better grades on your exams with a new guide

By now, most of you have heard of the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) grading system, which is designed to help students get higher grades for their work in the academic year.The system, also known as NCEE, is part of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and has been in use since the late […]

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Why is the trojan infection plaguing Irish architecture?

A virus that infects computers and networks has been found spreading in the Irish countryside, leaving architects and developers scratching their heads.The Trojan-2.0 is believed to have been released last year to attack commercial websites, but it has now spread to residential buildings and other buildings where it has taken hold.Dublin City Council and the […]

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‘Flexible, efficient and affordable’ as Irish architects seek new solutions for a fast-changing environment

With a global population of more than 6.5 billion people, Ireland is a big country with a complex urban environment, with a growing urban population and an increasingly mobile population.In 2017, the country had more people than China, India and the United States combined.It has seen a rise in housing construction, with an estimated 1.8 […]

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Why are we still building skyscrapers?

Part of the problem is the cost of building.New York City is still the capital of the world, after all.But a more important reason for the current skyscraper boom is the sheer size of its construction.At the peak of the skyscraper era, in the mid-1960s, there were fewer than a hundred skyscrapes in the city.Today, […]

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