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23 June 2014

1883 – Chapel, Schools of the Twin Sisters, Marino, Clontarf, Dublin

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan Now known as the O’Brien Institute, this building was to serve as an orphan home and school, financed by a trust that was founded by Bridget O’Brien in 1876. The...

20 June 2014

Architectural Farm makes 2014 Wallpaper list

Dublin-based firm Architectural Farm has been included among the 20 practices of the 2014 Wallpaper* Architects Directory. For this year’s Architects Directory, Wallpaper* selected 20 of the world’s best emerging architects spanning 17...

20 June 2014

PSNI Memorial Garden wins RIBA Award

A commemorative and contemplative space for the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has been awarded in the RIBA Awards 2014. Designed by Hall McKnight Architects an important part of the brief was...

17 June 2014

1901 – Baptist Church House, Southampton Row, London

Architect: Arthur Keen Former Baptist Chapel, offices and shop built 1901-3 to the design of Arthur Keen, architect for the Baptist Union of Great Britain and Ireland. ‘Wrenaissance’ style with Flemish-inspired shaped gables...

17 June 2014

1901 – Unbuilt Proposal for Harbour Offices, Swansea, Wales

Architect: Fairhurst & Thornley This design was placed second by the assessor, W.M. Fawcett, F.R.I.B.A., of Cambridge, and was awarded the premium of 100. The conditions were very carefully followed in planning, and...

17 June 2014

1901 – Unbuilt Proposal for Harbour Offices, Swansea

Architect: William Carruthers Laidlaw “This design wag favourably mentioned by the assessor, Mr. W.M. Fawcett, F.S.A. only two premiums were offered, and we illustrated the first premiated last Friday, and shall illustrate the...

15 June 2014

1901 – Unbuilt Design for Assembly Rooms, Belfast

Architect: William Carruthers Laidlaw Third premiated design for competition, adjudicated by Sir Thomas Drew for new Presbyterian Assembley Rooms. He judged the costing conditions to be unreasonable and unachievable. William Hemstock was awarded...

15 June 2014

1901 – Unbuilt Design for Assembly Hall, Belfast

Architect: Rupert Savage “This design was awarded the first premium by the assessor, Sir Thos. Drew, R.H.A. ; but the committee declined to accept any of the designs submitted in this competition, and...

13 June 2014

1875 – Dining & Confectionary Shop, Arnott & Co., Henry Street, Dublin

Architect: G.P Beater Destroyed by fire in 1894. A description published in 1875: “The premises now erecting for Messrs. Arnott and Co., in Henry-street, will contain besides the front and back shops (the...