“A dramatic new landmark”: Developer appeals planning refusal for tower on Dublin quays
The promoters of a 24-storey building on the site of the former City Arts Centre argue that it will enhance the skyline, contribute to higher density near public transport and interact with existing heritage, citing the example of Sydney's Custom House area.
Official Ireland can’t comprehend how fast the country is growing. That’s a big problem
Official Ireland's view is that the country will grow slowly. In reality, as the census shows, Ireland is one of the fastest-growing countries in Europe. This failure to plan for growth has had catastrophic consequences for Irish infrastructure – not least its housing.