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Unbuilt Ireland

12 April 2012

1893 – Unbuilt adaptations to Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin

Architect: John L. Robinson Incomplete scheme that added a chapel and wards to the earlier building by John Bourke of 1861. The scheme included a tower on the main block, possibly to emulate...

09 April 2012

1790 – Central Range and Campanile, Trinity College Dublin

Architect: William Chambers Design for eastern side of Parliament Square in Trinity College Dublin. Never constructed, some years later during the 1850s, a new campanile by Charles Lanyon was constructed in this position.

02 April 2012

2008 – Scheme for Dublin Markets area

Architect: HKR Architects & Make A collaborative design team formed by HKR Architects, Make Architects and Gehl Architects was selected to redesign and redevelop Dublin’s City Markets. Focusing on the redesign and revival...

01 April 2012

2008 – Number One, Ballsbridge, Dublin

Architect: HKR Architects These new buildings will be centred around two new plazas and two new shared pedestrian streets. The mixed-use buildings, including retail, leisure and cultural frontages, will line the New Shelbourne...

28 March 2012

1905 – Design for Fire Station, Tara Street, Dublin

Architect: C.J. McCarthy Design concept for Tara Street fire station by the city architect C.J. McCarthy. Almost as built with the exception of the tower, which is a less imposing design than was...

27 March 2012

1912 – Liffey Bridge Gallery Proposal, Dublin

Architect: Sir Edwin Lutyens Intended to house the collection of Sir Hugh Lane, and to replace the Wellington Bridge (Ha’penny Bridge,) Lutyens design was rejected by the city corporation. Lane was keen to...

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.

25 March 2012

2004 – Proposal for 30/34 Westmoreland St., Dublin

A commercial proposal for the former EBS HQ at 30/34 Westmoreland St, for a coversion into a large retail store. The front central section of the building wasto be retained while the remainder...

23 March 2012

1825 – Design for Fota House, Co. Cork

Architect: William Vitruvius Morrison An unbuilt scheme to enlarge the 18th century house at Fota. Ultimately, the Morrisons did extend the house but in a more restrained classical scheme. This scheme by William...