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Architecture of Cork

18 February 2015

1968 – Cork County Hall

Architect: Patrick McSweeney Designed by Patrick McSweeney who was Cork County Architect from 1953 to 1975 and designed numerous buildings in and around Cork City. Cork County Hall, was at the time of...

18 February 2008

1974 – Bantry Library, Co. Cork

Architect: Patrick McSweeney Bantry Library was originally designed in 1962 by the Cork County Council architect Patrick McSweeney. While not an official project of the council at that time, McSweeney’s enthusiasm for the...

27 March 2012

1994 – Cornmarket Bridge, Cork

Architect: Ian Ritchie Architects Winner of architectural competiton to design a new pedestrian bridge- a bridge with canopy. Unbuilt.

05 November 2009

1998 – Crawford Gallery Extension, Cork

Architect: Erick van Egeraat The Crawford Art Gallery occupies a prominent position in the heart of the City of Cork and prior to the new extension was a clever amalgamation of two separate...

05 November 2009

1998 – Gate Cineplex, Cork

Architect: Derek Tynan Associates Part of a larger development of a hostel, cinema and apartment complex designed to revitalise this part of the Cork quays. The cinema announces itself with its corner entrance...

05 November 2009

1999 – Social Housing, Cork, Co. Cork

Architect: Cork City Architects Department Urban infill to provide six terraced houses with car parking spaces designed by Cork City Architects Department. The houses are stepped down a hillside and are visually separated...

26 February 2010

1999 – Unbuilt Cork – Cork County Hall Redevelopment

Architect: de Blacam and Meagher Architects To redevelop Cork County Hall, Ireland’s tallest building, to provide improved and extended accommodation, de Blacam and Meagher’s design was the runner-up in competition.

05 November 2009

2004 – Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Co. Cork

Architect: O’Donnell + Tuomey The Lewis Glucksman Gallery, located at University College Cork’s main entrance on Western Road, is a major new addition to the vibrant cultural life of the Munster region. The...

03 February 2011

2007 – CIT Cork School of Music

Architect: Murray O’Laoire Architects photos yright: Located on the banks of the River Lee, theCIT Cork School of Music provides a bespoke academic facility in a unique city centre setting. The 12000sqm ‘state...