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Unbuilt Dublin

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...

27 August 2012

1883 – Design for National Museum, Dublin

An unexecuted design after an architectural competition to design a complex of museum and library around Leinster House (then part of the Royal Dublin Society). This proposal included a columned screen along Kildare...

23 May 2012

1851 – Unbuilt Railway Station, Malahide, Co. Dublin

Architect: George Papworth Proposed design for a new Station Building for the Dublin and Drogheda Railway at Malahide in the early 1870s.

03 May 2012

1828 – Uncompleted Design for St Nicholas of Myra, Dublin

Architect: John Leeson Uncompleted design for St Nicholas of Myra on Francis Street in Dublin. Different from what was completed by John Bourke in 1858, with a full width pediment, and three-stage tower...

25 April 2012

1886 – Design for No.7 Westmoreland Street, Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew The runner-up in an architectural competition to design offices for the Northern Fire and Life Assurance Company. Published in The Building News, November 19th 1886.