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Unbuilt Dublin

13 February 2013

2007 – Digital Building, Thomas Street, Dublin

Architect: John Pardey Architects Monstrously over-scaled development proposal for derelict site on Thomas Street in Dublin’s Liberties, where the scale is more domestic and varied.

01 February 2013

2009 – Proposal for AIB Bankcentre, Ballsbridge, Dublin

Architect: Ian Ritchie Architects Developer- driven proposal to demolish part of the Robinson Keefe Devane designed bankcentre and replace it with a range of blocks up to nine storeys in height. The scheme...

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.

03 January 2013

1769 – Design for Royal Exchange, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Sandby Third placed entry in competition to design a Royal Exchange for Dublin. Although some sources including Wright’s “An Historical Guide to Ancient and Modern Dublin” (1821) suggest he was placed...

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...