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07 May 2014

1899 – “The Cottage”, Kingsbury, Berkshire

Architect: W. West Neve “The Cottage,” Kingsbury, is now nearing completion. Externally, the ground-floor is of red brick ; the upper part of main fronts seen in the sketch is in half-timber work...

07 May 2014

1869 – O’Connell Memorial, Glasnevin, Dublin

Architect: George Petrie Round tower to commemorate Daniel O’Connell with richly decorated crypt underneath containing a tome by Earley & Powells. The building of the tower to commemorate O’Connell’s death, was funded by...

06 May 2014

Irish architecture firm O’Donnell+Tuomey win RIBA London Building of the Year

The Saw Swee Hock Student Centre at the London School of Economics designed by O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects has won the RIBA London Building of the Year award. Among the other winners are...

06 May 2014

1743 – Hall’s Barn, Churchtown, Co. Dublin

The Bottle Tower or Hall’s Barn, was commissioned in 1743 by Major Hall of Whitehall House, Co. Dublin. Although the house is gone, the barn still stands, though in quite poor condition. Created...

06 May 2014

1876 – Additions to St. Teresa’s Church, Clarendon Street, Dublin

Architect: O’Neill & Byrne From the late 18th century onwards, many architects have put their mark on the Carmelite church on Clarendon Street. O’Neill & Byrne’s work between 1869 and 1877 was a...

06 May 2014

1861 – St. Mary’s Institute for Catholic Blind Females, Harold’s Cross, Dublin

Architect: Charles Geoghegan Proposal for an asylum for the blind at Harold’s Cross. Described by the architect, Charles Geoghegan as “The entire range of new buildings presents a frontage to the south of...

06 May 2014

1881 – Donore Presbyterian Church, South Circular Road, Dublin

Architect: William Stirling Presbyterian church and manse constructed for a congregation of around 500. The spire was never proceeded with. As the congregation dwindled, it was eventually sold in 1983 and is now...

06 May 2014

1898 – Technical School, Bootle, Lancashire

Architect: Best & Callon “This building is to be erected on a site adjoining the public baths. It is to be in red brick, with terracotta dressings, the roof covered with Westmoreland slates....

06 May 2014

1899 – Selected Design for Royal Institution, Liverpool

Architect: Briggs & Wolstenholme The Liverpool Royal Institution was a learned society set up in 1814 for “the Promotion of Literature, Science and the Arts”. After the construction of the William Brown Library...