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Architecture of Belfast

24 September 2009

1939 – BBC Bedford House, Belfast

Architect: James Millar Monolithic brick structure on a curved site with some simple brick detailing on stairwells to the rear.

07 January 2012

1965 – Microbiology Building, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

Architect: Sir Hugh Casson Designed in 1961 and completed by 1965, the Microbiology Building is part of Queen’s University on the Royal Victoria Hospital campus.

31 January 2011

1966 – Churchill House, Belfast

Architect: Department of Finance Chief Architects Branch Nineteen story office building constructed by the Post Office as a base for the telephone network – later British Telecom. A grim slab of a building,...

04 January 2012

1968 – Unbuilt Plan for Markets Estate, Belfast

Architect: Unbuilt plan for wholesale development of Markets area of Belfast.

04 January 2012

1968 – Unbuilt plan for Shaftesbury Square, Belfast

Architect: A shopping centre development model, looking North towards Great Victoria Street. Never constructed.

27 February 2014

1969 – Divis Flats, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: Frank Patterson This complex of 850 flats, housing 2,400 residents was designed by architect Frank Robertson for the Northern Ireland Housing Trust. Construction started in 1966 with the first three blocks completed...

28 August 2010

1986 – Belfast City Hospital, Co. Antrim

A Belfast landmark with its distinctive yellow colour, the City Hospital Tower is 15 stories and 76 m (250 ft) in height. The City Hospital is a 900-bed modern university teaching hospital providing...

24 September 2009

1999 – Waterfront Hall, Belfast

Architect: Robinson McIlwaine Large modern auditorium built as part of the rejuvenation of the city. The cylindrical building features a couple of levels of bars and restaurants in a glazed offshoot (to the...

01 March 2010

2009 – University of Ulster Belfast Campus

Architect: TODD Architects The University of Ulster’s Belfast Campus principally accommodates students from with it’s very popular and highly respected Faculty of Art and Design. The campus had seen limited investment until 2004...