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19 February 2010

1869 – Department Store, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew Formerly the Habitat store, and now a clothing department store, the building on the left was once a famous Dublin delicatessan, and was amalagamated into next door to form...

10 February 2010

1969 – Fitzwilton House, Wilton Place, Dublin

Architect: Schoolheifer & Burley Thirteen floors of office space in a very sensitive location behind Fitzwilliam Place and on the banks of the Grand Canal, Fitzwilton House is Basil Gouldings “gift” to Dublin....

04 February 2010

1969 – Restaurant Building, University College Dublin, Co. Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker The UCD restaurant building was awarded the RIAI Gold Medal for 1968-70. The citation read:”This elegant building is part of the UCD campus in Belfield. It is sited in...

29 January 2010

1969 – Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Architect: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe The design idiom of Mies van der Rohe is familiar to all from its adoption by the corporate world and its many ‘copies’ around the world. Like...

29 January 2010

1969 – Fernsehturm, Berlin

Architect: Fritz Dieter, G√ľnter Franke The tallest structure in Berlin, the Fernsehturm was constructed by the old East German regieme as a symbol of hope and prosperity. It was also, in no small...

06 January 2010

1969 – Former Carroll’s Factory, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker Now part of the Dundalk Institute of Technology’s campus, this was a ground breaking Irish factory design. Built by P.J. Carroll & Co. as a cigarette plant, the design...

10 December 2009

1969 – Best Western Hotel, Kenora, Ontario

Architect: M. MacLeod Interesting form but could have benefited from some extra storeys in height to make the proportions more pleasing. Beautiful site on the shore of Lake of the Woods.

21 September 2009

1969 – John Hancock Center, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP Today, the John Hancock Center in Chicago, Illinois, is affectionately known as “Big John,” but it was not always this way. Located on North Michigan Avenue along...

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