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U2 Tower

28 October 2007

Winning bid for U2 tower is almost €30m under highest offer

The winning consortium for the U2 tower is believed to have bid almost €30million less for the site than the highest bid submitted. The Riverside II Partnership is understood to have bid at...

25 October 2007

New U2 Tower may leave DDDA in a twist

In any competition, there can only be one winner. But in the contest to build the U2 Tower in Dublin’s Docklands, the three losing consortiums feel very sore about the outcome – and...

12 October 2007

Docklands skyscraper to soar to 180m

The sensational new scheme has the rock band’s eggshaped recording studio suspended beneath a battery of vertical wind turbines and a huge solar panel at the top. This “energy centre” will raise the...

12 October 2007

Docklands announces Foster as provisional preferred architect for U2 Tower

The Dublin Docklands Development Authority has announced that Geranger Ltd, a consortium consisting of Ballymore Properties, Patrick McKillen and August Partners (U2 Band members and management) has been selected as the provisional preferred...

23 September 2007

Why U2 still haven’t got what they’re looking for

Seven years after it was first mooted, the proposed U2 tower for Dublin’s docklands remains strangled in red tape, design-related disagreements and planning squabbles. The U2 tower was intended to define the docklands...

04 October 2003

2003 – Unbuilt Dublin – U2 Landmark Tower

Architect: Burdon Dunne Architects / Craig Henry Architects Our proposal for this site presents a dynamic twisted tower block, fully glazed with a double skinned surface and sheathed with anti-glare louvres to the...

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