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Architecture of Kildare

01 April 2014

1900 – Post Office, Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare

Architect: Robert Cochrane Post office in the centre of the Curragh military camp. The building has a series of large round-headed windows on the main level, the larger windows being in the public...

16 October 2014

1900 – Water Tower, Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare

Architect: Richard Randall Large brick water tower, eighty-five feet high and 35 feet square. Randall was a Surveyor in the War Department, and stationed at the Curragh Camp from around 1885 until his...

08 January 2010

1927 – Garda Station, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Architect: Board of Works Combined Garda Station and house for the local Sargent. Probably built by the Board of Public Works between the 1930-50s, when this was a standard arrangement in small towns...

08 January 2010

2000 – Railway Station, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Architect: Iarnród Éireann Architects Modern railway station built to serve the increased commuter traffic from Maynooth to Dublin Connolly. The proportions of the building are slightly ungainly, turning what could have been quite...

26 February 2010

2000 – Unbuilt Kildare – Kildare Civic Offices

Architect: Arthur Collin Architect The design concept is essentially a landscape idea. The scheme treats the whole site as a park. The offices divide the park into two gardens – a ‘vehicle garden’...

26 February 2010

2000 – Unbuilt Kildare – Kildare Civic Offices

Architect: Katerina Tsigarida Architects The New Civic Offices of the Kildare County Council are located in a site full of historic importance, housed in a building that evokes visions of the ongoing future....

26 February 2010

2000 – Unbuilt Kildare – Kildare Civic Offices

Architect: NJBA A+U This was an unplaced entry in the Kildare County Council Headquarters Competition. At the centre of this organisation is the Green space dominated by the mature trees. The building is...

08 January 2010

2005 – àras Chill Dara, Naas, Co. Kildare

Architect: Heneghan Peng / Arthur Gibney & Partners The first building completed by Heneghan.Peng, who have been successful in many competitions including one to design a new museum at Giza in Egypt. Designed...

01 March 2010

2008 – Leixlip Garda Station

Architect: O’Briain Beary Architects Replacing a small existing station in the village, the Garda Station site comprised two parts, a residual open space area that could not be built on for legal reasons,...