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Dublin

20 January 2010

1995 – United Kingdom Embassy, Merrion Road, Dublin

Architect: Allies and Morrison Selected after an architectural competition, the embassy is arranged around a central courtyard, a cloister-like space shaping the organisation of the plan. All the main rooms of the embassy;...

20 January 2010

2001 – Four Seasons Hotel, Merrion Road, Dublin

Architect: Wimberley Allison Tong and Goo According to the Four Seasons Hotel, this horrendous building “combines both Georgian and Victorian architectural styles”. The architect Mr Chun summarised his work as “an interpretation of...

20 January 2010

1894 – St. Mary’s Church, Haddington Road, Dublin

Architects: Charles Geoghegan, J.J. O’Callaghan & W.G. Doolin St Mary’s is the product of the work of several architects. In 1839 the original church on the site was constructed. In 1879, the rounded...

20 January 2010

1900 – Hibernian Hotel, Eastmoreland Place, Dublin

Architect: Albert E. Murray Designed as the nurses’ home for Royal City of Dublin Hospital on nearby Baggot Street, this is now a hotel. It was designed by the same architect as the...

20 January 2010

1864 – St Bartholomew’s Church of Ireland, Clyde Road, Dublin

Architect: T.H. Wyatt On a wonderful leafy corner site in the heart of suburban Ballsbridge, Bartholomew’s was designed in a Gothic Revival for Sidney Herbert, of the Earls of Pembroke. The original design...

20 January 2010

1872 – Former Rectory, Clyde Road, Dublin

Architect: J.E. Rogers The former rectory by J.E. Rogers, and the parish hall of 1880 by Sir Thomas Newenham Deane were sold off some years ago. They are now maintained by the Knights...

20 January 2010

2003 – EBS, Burlington Road, Dublin

Architect: Brian O’Halloran and Associates Fine office headquarters for the Educational Building Society, designed by Brian O’Halloran and Associates, the tinted glazing is particularly eye-catching. Compared to many of the office buildings constructed...

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...

20 January 2010

1998 – Herbert Park Offices,, Anglesea Road, Dublin

Adjacent to the hotel and apartment blocks is this large office block that steps down to the river.