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Architecture of Co. Dublin

04 February 2010

1972 – Administration Building, University College Dublin, Co. Dublin

Architect: Andrzej Wejchert In 1964, a competition to design a masterplan for the UCD campus at Belfield was won by young Polish architect Andrzei Wejchert. The assessors report stated that “The keynote of...

02 April 2012

1972 – Carrick House, Burlington Road, Dublin

Architect: Stephenson Gibney & Associates Originally, at the time of completion, the ground floor area was open, the building being raised on columns. Like the nearby Institute of Advanced Studies, also by Stephenson...

06 July 2010

1972 – Former Dunlop Premises, Hatch Street, Dublin

Architect: Office building, on a site high above streetlevel adjacent to Harcourt Street railway station. Now demolished.

26 February 2010

1972 – Lisneys, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker Originally a piece of daring infill on the ‘Green’, the immediate impact was lessened by the demolition of the building next door and redevelopment in a similar Miesian style...

18 February 2010

1972 – McInerney Block, Grand Canal Street, Dublin

Architect: Stephenson Gibney & Associates Horrendous speculative office block developed in the early 1970s – wildly out of scale with the surroundings. After having a government tenant for years, it stood empty for...

29 June 2010

1972 – Oisin House, Pearse Street, Dublin

Architect: Tyndall Hogan Hurley Truly horrific materials, design, and massing marks this waste of a fantastic site along a busy street and abutting Trinity College. Pearse Street, or Brunswick Street as it was,...

07 July 2010

1972 – Screen Cinema, Townsend Street, Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Bennett / Henry J. Lyons & Partners A soulless 1960s cinema that is partially on the site of two of Dublin’s most famous theatres: the massive Theatre Royal and the...

07 April 2010

1973 – Fingal County Council, O’Connell Street, Dublin

Architect: Arthur Swift & Partners Truly horrendous L-shaped building that replaced several good 19th century houses and a commercial building by William G. Murray. Slated for demolition itself after barely forty years. The...

04 February 2010

1973 – Library, University College Dublin, Co. Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker The James Joyce Library is the central branch of the UCD Library system, housing Arts, Celtic Studies, Human Sciences, Business (Undergraduate), Law, Science, Agriculture, Civil & Biosystems Engineering.