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Unbuilt Dublin

02 April 2013

1922 – New Central Square & Railway Station, Dublin

Architect: Patrick Abercrombie, Sydney Kelly, Arthur Kelly Unrealised scheme to redevelop the markets area of Dublin with a new central station, a Union Station, serving passenger services for all the railway companies of...

31 January 2013

1790s – Unbuilt Wide Streets Commission Approach & Entrance to Dublin Castle

Unbuilt plan by the Wide Streets Commissioners for a new ceremonial entrance to the Lower Yard of Dublin Castle and street to the “round church” – St. Andrew’s. The entrance at the Lower...

04 January 2013

1787c – Unbuilt West Elevation of Houses of Parliament, Dublin

Architect:James Gandon Unbuilt elevation design for west front of Irish Houses of Parliament in Dublin. Attributed to Gandon by the Yale Center for British Art.

22 November 2012

2006 – Bifrost, Dublin

Architect: 3XN Speculative design for an eco-living development in Dublin called Bifrost. Arranged as a continuous unbroken building, the building is split up into a series of different areas that offer a total...

21 November 2012

2005 – The Watchtower, The Point, North Wall Quay, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker Started, with basement and foundation later filled in, with a view to restarting construction at a later date.

25 September 2012

1966 – Office Scheme for Baggot St., Dublin

Architect: Michael Scott and Partners Original speculative scheme for an office development on Lower Baggot St. in Dublin. After the site was cleared and existing residents evicted, with paltry compensation, the developers Hummingbird...

25 September 2012

2006 – Proposal for Convention Centre Hotel, Dublin

Architect: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates Unbuilt proposal for a Ritz-Carlton hotel to be located directly behind the Convention Centre Dublin. The convention centre was also designed by Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo...

25 September 2012

2004 – Proposal for Anglo-Irish Bank Headquarters, Dublin

Architect: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates Unbuilt proposal for headquarters for the Anglo-Irish Bank in Dublin. According to the architects: “The exterior design challenge was to create a modern, distinguished headquarters which...

21 September 2012

1757 – Bedford Square, Dublin

Bedford Square was intended as the first scheme of the Wide Streets Commissioners, but was never developed despite appearing on several maps including Rocque’s Map of Dublin. The site at Cork Hill was...