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Architecture of Dublin City

02 October 2014

1973 – RTE Radio Centre, Donnybrook, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker Part of the RTE campus which includes radio and television studios. With the completion of the Radio Centre, RTE Radio’s programme departments and studios were housed for the first...

08 December 2014

1973 – Western Tangent Ring Road, Dublin

Architect: R. Travers Morgan & Partners Illustrations to demonstrate the effect of the Western Tangent Road as suggested by the 1973 Central Dublin Traffic Plan by R. Travers Morgan & Partners. Designed to...

15 August 2010

1974 – Agriculture House, Kildare Street, Dublin

Architect: Stephenson Gibney & Associates Massive and obtrusive, Agriculture house is a large office block of concrete aggregate panels shoehorned into a tight site on Kildare Street. Replacing several older buildings, there is...

07 July 2010

1974 – College House, Townsend Street, Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Bennett / Henry J. Lyons and Partners One of the ugliest buildings to grace the city centre of Dublin, College House is a grim concrete slab with no redeeming features.

01 April 2013

1975c – ILAC Centre, Moore St., Dublin

Unbuilt proposal for the Moore Street facade of the Irish Life constructed shopping mall known as the ILAC – Irish Life Assurance Company. The properties in the area had been acquired over many...

04 March 2012

1977 – Central Bus Station, Temple Bar, Dublin

Architect: Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP In the 1970s, Córas Iompair Éireann, the state transport company, bought up many buildings in central Temple Bar with a view to building a large modern central...

20 January 2010

1978 – Allied Irish Banks Headquarters, Merrion Road, Dublin

Architect: Robinson Keefe Devane A commercial headquarters on a US model with its heavily landscaped grounds, the AIB Bankgroup building was developed on lands belonging to the Royal Dublin Society across the road....

19 February 2010

1978 – Bank of Ireland, Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker The Bank of Ireland in Baggot Street is most notable for two things other than its architecture: the amount or Bronze Manganese used in its construction – a commonly...

23 April 2010

1978 – Clancourt, Mount Street, Dublin

Architect: Austin Murray Grotesquely offensive scheme whose long bland elevations and repetitive detailing do much to deaden Mount Street.