David Hughes B. Arch CPMA, RIAI RIBA is a Senior Architect Project Manager with Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) of Dublin, Ireland, where he has worked since 1992. Hughes attended “Designing With Natural Stone” — the annual week-long continuing education program for architects held in conjunction with Marmomacc in Verona, Italy — in 2008. This article was originally written for the “Designing With Natural Stone” alumni newsletter. For information on attending “Designing With Natural Stone,” please e-mail email@example.com.
Clad in natural stone, the Train Drivers Facility Building for Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) in Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland, is the first certified ultra-low energy building ever developed for a railway company in the world
In this issue of Stone World, check out content about an office tower in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, which straddles the city’s business and fashion districts. Also read about Tab India, which is another recognized stone producer from India. Through the years, the company has invested heavily in its quarrying and fabrication operations.