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Architecture of Co. Dublin

05 February 2010

1989 – Offices, Upper Ormond Quay, Dublin

Architect: Grafton Architects A rare example of good infill architecture on Ormond Quay. A former Presbyterian Church that was destroyed in a fire, leaving only its entrance doorways intact, was redeveloped as an...

09 June 2010

1991 – Harcourt Centre, Harcourt Street, Dublin

Architect: Burke-Kennedy Doyle Large office development constructed in stages over a few years, the Harcourt Centre is a forgettable late 1980s / early 1990s development that creates a poor foil for the former...

05 February 2010

1992 – Ashtown Visitor Centre & Castle, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: Office of Public Works The oldest building in the park is Ashtown Castle, a restored medieval tower house dating from the 15th century. Restoration began in 1989 and it is located beside...

09 June 2010

1994 – Dublin City Council, Wood Quay, Dublin

Architect: Sam Stephenson (Phase I) Scott Tallon Walker (Phase II) This development was the final part of a controversial development lasting over twenty years. The site at Wood Quay had been earmarked as...

17 February 2010

1994 – Irish Waterways Visitor Centre, Grand Canal Docks, Dublin

Architect: Office of Public Works The Irish Waterways Visitor Centre is located in one of the waterways it celebrates – the Inner Basin of the 1796 Grand Canal Dock. Although seemingly a floating...

30 June 2010

1994 – O’Reilly Hall, University College Dublin, Co. Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker By the 1990s the need was recognized for an “╦ťaula maxima’ for University College Dublin as a home for conferring, alumni events and general conference. A lakeside site was...

13 June 2010

1994 – Temple Bar Gallery & Studios

Architect: McCullough Mulvin The original Temple Bar Studios were located in a former clothing factory. This purpose built premises contains thirty artist’s studios in a range of sizes (available for artists to rent)...

11 June 2010

1995 – Arthouse, Curved Street, Dublin

Architect: Shay Cleary Architects The Arthouse building is sited on Dublin’s newest street – the imaginatively named Curved Street. The building is a four storey over basement complex occupying the concave side of...

11 June 2010

1995 – The Ark Children’s Centre, Eustace Street, Dublin

Architect: Shane O’Toole & Michael Kelly The Ark is Europe’s first cultural centre for children and contains a gallery, workshops and a 150 seater theatre. The main facade is the retention of the...