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Architecture of Leinster

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...

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...


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