2010 – Dublin Dental Hospital, South Leinster St., Dublin

Architect: McCullough Mulvin Architects



The project takes on five contiguous Protected Structures in central Dublin and converts them to new uses for the Dublin Dental Hospital. The approach is a combination of careful conservation with strong modern intervention into the fabric. The five terraced houses – a piece of city, archaeology and typology combined, will be upgraded, using voids and fireplaces for services and retaining doors and older materials and surfaces where possible; small linkages and corners are formed to make more useful suites of rooms.

The rooftop is transformed by the addition of zinc pods overlooking Trinity College containing a new library and art gallery; lightwell stalks are dropped through the fabric to bring light to lower levels, forming niches and spaces around a corridor intervention linking the houses laterally. Dublin – a city of individual houses- should have a roofscape of such terraces and viewing platforms.

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