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04 October 2003

2003 – Unbuilt Dublin – U2 Landmark Tower

Architect: Burdon Dunne Architects / Craig Henry Architects Our proposal for this site presents a dynamic twisted tower block, fully glazed with a double skinned surface and sheathed with anti-glare louvres to the...

08 September 2003

Frank Gehry’s first British building is complete. It’s not what you’d expect

Take an average 1970s hospital in an average provincial British city: big, concrete, sprawling, impersonal, set on the edge of town. Then ask one of the world’s leading architects to add a tiny...

07 September 2003

Building a bridge over the Clyde… and into the future

SAD, bad and dangerous to know, the River Clyde was the source of Glasgow’s Victorian prosperity. But for the last 30 years it has been a thorn in the side, constantly undermining the...

02 September 2003

Rogers and Foster in shortlist to build £40m Clyde bridge

The best known architects in Britain have been shortlisted to design a new “living” bridge across the River Clyde which will cost around £40m. Practices headed by Norman Foster and Richard Rogers are...

01 September 2003

Top firms battle to design ‘living bridge’

A host of Britain’s top architects have been shortlisted to design a new £40million bridge across the River Clyde. Six of the country’s best-known practices will battle it out for the right to...

17 August 2003

Boyd Cody Architects: Ballagh House, Temple Cottages, Dublin

Text © Shane O’Toole. Photos © variously Robert Ballagh and Cillian Hayes. Plans © Boyd Cody. First published in The Sunday Times, August 17, 2003, as “Temple of room” The Ballagh house is...

10 June 2003

Heneghan Peng Architects win Grand Egyptian Museum competition

Dublin-based Heneghan Peng Architects have won the international architectural competition to design the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza. The open architectural competition attracted 1557 designs from 83 countries, most likely the largest global...

16 March 2003

Tom de Paor: Young Architect of the Year, 2003

Text © Shane O’Toole. N³ photo © Frank McDonald. Ballincollig photo © John Searle. Clontarf photos © Dennis Gilbert | VIEW Pictures. All other images © de Paor architects. First published in The...

15 January 2003

Arts Council of Northern Ireland takes the lead on architecture

The Arts Council today unveiled a ground-breaking policy on the built environment, set to transform the design quality of new buildings and the way public space is developed across Northern Ireland. The policy,...