The idea that large social-housing developments are doomed to dystopia is rarely challenged. But it is wrong, write three housing experts.
Tag: O’Devaney Gardens
Councillors Push for Affordable Homes Pilot on St Michael’s Estate
They already backed plans for 50 percent private housing on the site, but hope to rework that and make it 100-percent public housing.
Council Briefs: Christchurch Park, Poolbeg Emissions, and Housing Progress
In meetings, councillors discussed progress on housing and designs for a park near Christchurch, and quizzed the company behind the Poolbeg waste-to-energy incinerator.
Could O’Devaney Gardens Have Been 100% Public Housing?
As the old flat complex in the north inner city is torn down, have councillors made the right choice for what will replace it?
Council Briefs: O’Devaney Gardens, Election Posters, and the Circus
With a lot of business to deal with before their recess, councillors held a special meeting Monday. Here’s some of what they talked about.
Council Briefs: Housing Progress, Housing Delays
Progress on Cherry Orchard rapid-builds, Dominick St and Charlemont St. Delays with the lands initiative and at St Teresa’s Gardens. Danger at O’Devaney.
Dublin City Council Pushes Forward on Plan for 1,345 Homes
At their monthly meeting on Monday, councillors voted to press ahead with the first major Dublin City Council housing project since the economic crash.
At Lunch with… Councillor Janice Boylan
Janice Boylan discusses her lineage as a Moore Street trader, her opposition to the O’Devaney Gardens refurbishment and her aspirations to higher office.
Prefab Housing for the Homeless: Could It Work?
Dublin City Council has begun planning for the construction of 400 prefabricated houses to accommodate homeless families. While some councillors are very wary, prefab housing has come a long way over the years and other countries have good experiences with it.