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21 May 2013

1971 – Texaco House, Ballsbridge, Dublin

Architect: David Keane & Partners One of the earliest use of load-bearing precast concrete perimeter units and glass curtain walling in Dublin. With its dark recessed glazing, the strong geometric forms of the...

07 April 2011

1929 – Ulster Museum, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: James Cumming Wynnes / Francis Pym In 1913, a competition was held to design a new building to house the Belfast Museum and Art Gallery’s expanding collections. James Cumming Wynnes of Edinburgh...

22 July 2010

1971 – 161 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Part of the Lombard complex of buildings that includes the Richardson tower, and the Fairmont Hotel, this small office block is linked directly into Winnipeg’s underground walkway system. Originally constructed for the Bank...

08 July 2010

1971 – Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Gustavo da Rosa / Number Ten Architectural Group The Winnipeg Art Gallery is sited on an awkward triagular site, which it responds to aggressively by terminating in a sharp point. Most of...

29 May 2010

1971 – Denver Art Museum, Colorado

Architect: Gio Ponti This is a fortress for art – resembling nothing less than the keep of a medieval castle. A 24-sided, 7-storey construction, the exterior of the building is clad in grey...

20 January 2010

1971 – Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Burlington Road, Dublin

Architect: Stephenson Gibney & Associates With a debt to Kahn’s theory of serviced spaces and services, the Institute for Advanced Studies has a solid spine containing stairs, lift and services, off which hangs...

14 December 2009

1971 – Palais de Justice, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: David & Boulva The Palais de justice de Montréal, located in the Old Montreal historic district, is a stronglymodernist structure. The black metal and granite building is adjacent to the Champ de...

21 September 2009

1971 – IBM Building, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Mies van der Rohe This is Mies’ last American building and his largest, faced with dark aluminum and bronze-tinted glass.The original plan called for a U-shaped building, but the rectangular design was...