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Architecture of Dublin City

10 February 2010

1969 – Fitzwilton House, Wilton Place, Dublin

Architect: Schoolheifer & Burley Thirteen floors of office space in a very sensitive location behind Fitzwilliam Place and on the banks of the Grand Canal, Fitzwilton House is Basil Gouldings “gift” to Dublin....

08 June 2012

1969 – No.2 Burlington Road, Dublin

Architect: Tyndall Hogan Hurley Originally when completed, the window bands were fully glazed, with 5 panels of clear glass. Later, tinted panels were inserted to create a combination of glass and solid panels...

23 January 2011

1969 – Phoenix House, South Leinster Street, Dublin

Architect: John Costello & Associates Office accommodation from the late 1960s, a rather grim exercise in concrete and projecting windows. The building was badly damaged in the May 1974 bombings of Dublin when...

25 November 2013

1969 – St. Michael’s Estate, Inchicore, Dublin

Architect: Arthur Swift & Partners Built on the site of the old Richmond Barracks, and finally demolished after years of decline in 2013, St Michael’s Estate had become a byword for poor quality...

28 June 2010

1970 – International House, Hatch Street, Dublin

Architect: Burke-Kennedy Doyle Large office development on a sloping site that allowed for underground parking. Finished with concrete aggregate panels that compliment the colour of the brickwork on Hatch Street.

13 February 2015

1970 – Northside Shopping Centre, Coolock, Dublin

Architect: Stephenson Gibney & Associates Open-air shopping centre originally constructed in 1970 by Stephenson Gibney & Associates and much extended since. Renovations in the 1980s by Gilroy MacMahon, and further additions in 2008...

21 July 2014

1970s – Proposal for Heuston Station, Dublin

Unbuilt proposal to construct new shed and carpark over the existing platforms of Heuston Station. Exact date unknown, but would have meant the demolition of the existing platforms and structure. Model constructed by...

20 January 2010

1971 – Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Burlington Road, Dublin

Architect: Stephenson Gibney & Associates With a debt to Kahn’s theory of serviced spaces and services, the Institute for Advanced Studies has a solid spine containing stairs, lift and services, off which hangs...

21 May 2013

1971 – Texaco House, Ballsbridge, Dublin

Architect: David Keane & Partners One of the earliest use of load-bearing precast concrete perimeter units and glass curtain walling in Dublin. With its dark recessed glazing, the strong geometric forms of the...