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1978

23 April 2010

1978 – Clancourt, Mount Street, Dublin

Architect: Austin Murray Grotesquely offensive scheme whose long bland elevations and repetitive detailing do much to deaden Mount Street.

15 April 2010

1978 – RCMP Headquarters, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Moody & Moore Dramatic and imposing modern building which functions as the regional headquarters of the RCMP. The clean lines of the building are unfortunately ruined by the intrusive plant on the...

26 February 2010

1972 – Lisneys, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker Originally a piece of daring infill on the ‘Green’, the immediate impact was lessened by the demolition of the building next door and redevelopment in a similar Miesian style...

19 February 2010

1978 – Bank of Ireland, Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker The Bank of Ireland in Baggot Street is most notable for two things other than its architecture: the amount or Bronze Manganese used in its construction – a commonly...

19 February 2010

1978 – O2 (Formerly Bord na Mona), Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: Stephenson Gibney & Associates Designed as the headquarters of Bord Na Mona, and now the head office in Ireland of mobile operator O2. This is a good example of modern architecture in...

30 January 2010

1978 – Silver Tower, Frankfurt

Architects: ABB Architekten Part of the headquarters complex of the Dresdner Bank, the Silver Tower has three main volumes – two service towers and a central lower office area. Clad in silver aluminium...

29 January 2010

1978 – Staatsbibliothek, Berlin

Architect: Hans Scharoun, Edgar Wisniewski In 1964, Hans Scharoun won the competition for the Prussian State Library with this design. However, he died before completion and the building was finished by his student...

20 January 2010

1978 – Allied Irish Banks Headquarters, Merrion Road, Dublin

Architect: Robinson Keefe Devane A commercial headquarters on a US model with its heavily landscaped grounds, the AIB Bankgroup building was developed on lands belonging to the Royal Dublin Society across the road....