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Architecture of Cork City

01 December 2011

1852 – National Exhibition, Cork

Architect: Sir John Benson The National Exhibition was housed in a cruciform building, with four ‘transepts’, specially designed and erected at the Corn Exchange on Albert Quay, the site of the present City...

30 November 2011

1866 – Design for St.Vincent’s Church and Presbytery, Cork

Architect: George Goldie Originally designed by its architect George Goldie as a retreat house, it was built in 1873 as a physical attachment to the west side of St Vincent’s Church. Wood engraved...

03 June 2011

1931 – Christ the King, Turner’s Cross, Cork

Architect: Barry Byrne According to Shane O’Toole, in a piece for The Sunday Times “Byrne (1883-1967), a protégé and friend of Frank Lloyd Wright, never set foot inside what he regarded as his...

05 April 2011

1913 – Coliseum Theatre, MacCurtain Street, Cork

Architect: Arthur & Henry H. Hill Constructed as a Picture Theatre, the Coliseum remained in used until the 1970s.

01 March 2011

2010 – Child and Psychiatric Unit, Cork

Architect: McCullough Mulvin Bessboro House and its demesne has been a therapeutic campus for many years under the auspices of the Sacred Heart Sisters, who still live in the 18th century house. A...

03 February 2011

2009 – Cork County Library

Architect: Shay Cleary Architects This library building is phase two of the Cork County Council Civic Campus. It is the headquarters for a twenty two branch county wide network of local libraries and...

03 February 2011

2007 – Cork City Council Civic Offices

Architects: ABK Architects The design for the new Civic Offices for Cork City is the product of a ‘Design and Build’ competition set by Cork City Council in Feb 2004. The project was...

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...

03 February 2011

2007 – CSPCA Animal Home & Boarding Kennels, Cork

Architects: Boyd Barrett Murphy O’Connor The C.S.P.C.A. Animal Home & Boarding Kennels building totaling 880m2 occupies a triangular site that remained after developing the adjacent retail complex and provides a facility for much...