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17 July 2015

1862 – Proposal for College of Physicians, Dublin

Architect: John McCurdy Unsuccessful entrant in competition to design a new College of Physicians on Kildare Street. McCurdy was awarded the sum of fifty pounds for his efforts. “Quoting the substance of our...

17 July 2015

1935 – GSR Buffet, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: Gordon Stewart Horner Railway buffet built for the Great Southern Railway, and designed by inhouse architect Gordon Stewart Horner. Horner previously worked in Donnelly Moore Keefe & Robinson before joining the Great...

16 July 2015

Call for Expressions of Interest for the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

Do you have a compelling proposal for Ireland’s exhibition at the world’s leading architecture event? If so, the Arts Council and Culture Ireland are now seeking expressions of interest from an architect, architectural...

16 July 2015

Heneghan Peng’s University of Greenwich makes Stirling shortlist

The shortlist for the prestigious 2015 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building, now in its 20th year, has been announced. The six shortlisted buildings will now go head-to-head for architecture’s...

14 July 2015

1866 – Design for steps, City Hall, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Turner In 1814, while the building was still the Royal Exchange, the balustrade at the front collapsed killing a number of people in a crowd gathered outside to witness the punishment...

14 July 2015

1720s – 10 Mill Street, Blackpitts, Dublin

“We publish with present issue a perspective sketch of one of the many interesting old houses of the Queen Anne type to be found in that now almost deserted quarter of our city...

14 July 2015

1879 – Glenmachan House, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: Thomas Jackson & Sons “For William Ewart, Esq., J.P>, Belfast, there is being erected a large-sized villa with four sitting rooms, eight bed-rooms, hot and cold baths, lavatory, two w.c.’s, ample pantries...

14 July 2015

1879 – Entrance Lodge, Johnston-Kennedy, Rathcoole, Co. Dublin

Architect: R.A. Gray Originally a part of the Johnstown Kennedy Estate which was granted to Sir John Charles Kennedy around 1750. It comprised 382 acres on which he built a three-storey Georgian house....

13 July 2015

1808 – Bearforest, Mallow, Co. Cork

Architect: Richard Morrison Constructed 1807-08 for Robert Delacour to designs by Sir Richard Morrison. Inscribed on the entablature over the entrance ‘est ubi depellata somnos minus invida cura’ from Horace Epistle 1.10. A...


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