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Dublin docklands

01 November 2012

1860 – Graving Dock No.1, Alexandra Basin, Dublin

Architect: Bindon B. Stoney A construction drawing of Graving Dock No.1, which was begun about 1853 and opened on 9 February 1860. It was constructed to be 80 feet wide and 400 feet...

05 June 2012

1907 – Warehouses, Sheriff Street, Dublin

Range of warehouses for the Merchants Warehousing Co. on Sheriff Street. Now demolished.

28 April 2011

2008 – Unbuilt Dublin – Outdoor Public Baths, Dublin Docklands

Architect: Julien De Smedt Architects The Dublin Docklands Open Air Bath seeks to create a new and open public space that will energize the newly developed surrounding area. A catalyst for growth of...

05 November 2009

Drama in the docklands: a new theatre takes shape

Dubliners and everyone else in Ireland, are in for a real surprise when the Grand Canal Theatre at Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2, finally opens its doors on St Patrick’s Day next March...

11 July 2009

Here we go round the chimney pot

There was a time, in the not too distant past, when a child’s playground was an altogether different place. Standardised and regimented, they were identical right down to the potentially lethal tarmac flooring....

12 June 2009

Sean O’Casey Community Centre short-listed for Lubetkin

The Sean O’Casey Community Centre, in Dublin Docklands, by O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects, is one of six schemes shortlisted for the Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) prestigious Lubetkin Prize for architecture. The...

07 December 2007

National Conference Centre Hotel – Shay Cleary Architects

The Spencer Dock Development Company has lodged a planning application for a thirty five-story hotel, which will be part of the National Conference Centre complex on Dublin’s North Wall Quay. The proposed hotel...

05 December 2007

North Wall Quay sites shortlisted for new bank HQ

AIB Capital Markets has shortlisted two waterfront sites on North Wall Quay in the Dublin docklands for its new headquarters which will extend to 37,160sq m (400,000sq ft). It is currently based in...