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Unbuilt Dublin

28 May 2011

2004 – Spa Hotel Resort, Ticknock, Co. Dublin

A proposal for a 274-guest bedroom and 110 suites complex on a 55-acre site in Ticknock, Sandyford.Bizarrely an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) submitted as part of the proposal stated that “The impact on...

26 May 2011

1720 – St. Ann’s Church, Dawson St., Dublin

Architect: Isaac Wills The original design for St. Ann’s Church, Dawson St., was never completed as designed here. Started in 1720, construction finished on the facade short of the eaves, and remained that...

17 May 2011

1799 – Unbuilt Dublin – Bank of Ireland

Architect: John Soane In 1799 Sir John Soane designed a bank headquarters for Bank of Ireland on a site bounded by College Street, Westmoreland Street and D’Olier Street, but after the Act of...

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...

08 April 2011

2011 – Design for National Concert Hall, Dublin by Henning Larsen

Two Danish studios, 3XN and Henning Larsen Architects, were head-to-head for the design of the new National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland. The competition has now been cancelled due to lack of financing...

02 April 2011

1922 – Urban Flats and Cottages, Townsend St., Dublin

Architect: Patrick Abercrombie, Sydney Kelly, Arthur Kelly Sketch design proposal for urban housing to meet the needs of the new nation within a redesigned Dublin.

01 April 2011

1922 – Proposal for a National Theatre, Dublin

Architect: Patrick Abercrombie, Sydney Kelly, Arthur Kelly A proposal for a new National Theatre at the top of Parnell Square, terminating the vista of O’Connell Street. In 1916 the Civics Institute of Ireland...

10 March 2011

2011 – 3XN design for National Concert Hall, Dublin

Two Danish studios, 3XN and Henning Larsen Architects, were head-to-head for the design of the new National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland. 3XNs proposal for the hall is a sculptural showcase which creates...

07 March 2011

1966 – Design for John F. Kennedy Memorial Hall, Dublin

Architect: Raymond McGrath The John F. Kennedy Memorial Hall was intended to be a purpose built concert hall for Dublin. Originally suggested by the Arts Council, the project was initially discussed in April...