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17 February 2010

1930 – Former Burton’s Store, Dame Street, Dublin

Architect: Harry Wilson The former Burton’s Store on the corner of Dame and South Great George’s Streets is one of the most expressive and exciting facades in the city. Built between 1928 and...

17 February 2010

1779 – City Hall, Dame Street, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Cooley The site of City Hall on Cork Hill was originally the site of Sainte Marie del Dame which came into the possession of Richard Boyle 1st Earl of Cork who...

17 February 2010

2010 – Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin

Architect: Studio Daniel Libeskind This brand new 2,111 capacity purpose built theatre was designed by architect Daniel Libeskind and is due to open in March 2010. According to Studio Daniel Libeskind, “The concept...

17 February 2010

2008 – Marker Hotel, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin

Architect: Manuel Aires Mateus Due for completion in late 2008, but still not finished by early 2010, the hotel designed by Manuel Aires Mateus is another failed attempt to bring big-name architecture glamour...

17 February 2010

2007 – Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin

Architect: Martha Schwartz Overly gimmicky and ultimately unsuccessful attempt to design a new city square in the south docklands. The use of colour, although imaginative, turns the landscaping into an Irish version of...

17 February 2010

2007 – Alto Vetro, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin

Architect: Shay Cleary Architects Architectural perfection in a small package – delicately proportioned and beautifully detailed, this small apartment block is an architectural triumph for Shay Cleary Architects – proof that great architecture...

17 February 2010

2007 – No.1 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin

Architect: DMOD No. 1 Grand Canal Square is a mixed-use commercial development, located on a prominent site on the south side of the Grand Canal Square, recently redeveloped by landscape architect Martha Schwartz....

17 February 2010

2002 – Water Tower, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin

Architect: Shay Cleary Architects Conversion of trackside water tower to commercial office space by adding a spectacular stairwell and lift shaft and two extra stories to the top.

17 February 2010

1998 – Charlotte Quay Apartments, Grand Canal Docks, Dublin

Architect: O’Mahony Pike Architects A mixed development of 16 floors on the dockside of the larger basin of the two at the Grand Canal Docks. This waterside site is located at a focal...