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Unbuilt Dublin

08 February 2012

1998 – George’s Quay Tower, Dublin

Architect: Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP Residential and office scheme proposed for George’s Quay site in central Dublin. After appeal the tower was shortened by 20metres. After a further inquiry, the scheme was...

12 January 2012

1780 – Design for Theatre, Trinity College Dublin

Architect: Sir William Chambers Illustration of the Theatre for Trinity College Dublin, largely as constructed but with an additional dome.

09 January 2012

1801 – Proposal for St. George’s Church, Dublin

Architect: Henry Aaron Baker In 1800, eight architects were invited to submit proposals for St. George’s Church, even though a proposal by Francis Johnston had already been approved. Baker’s design placed third behind...

09 January 2012

1801 – Proposal for St. George’s Church, Dublin

Architect: Richard Morrison In 1800, eight architects were invited to submit proposals for St. George’s Church, even though a proposal by Francis Johnston had already been approved. Morrison’s design placed second behind that...

09 January 2012

1773 – Blue Coat School, Blackhall Place, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Ivory Thomas Ivory’s design for the Blue Coat School, Blackhall Place (now the Law Society) with the sadly unbuilt tower. Ivory was selected as the architect of the school after an...

04 January 2012

1814 – Design for General Post Office, Dublin

Architect: Francis Johnston Design for a drum and dome on completed General Post Office on Sackville (now O’Connell) Street.

04 January 2012

1945 – Proposed Davis Memorial, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Architect: Raymond McGrath Unconstructed design for a memorial for Thomas Davis in St. Stephen’s Green in the centre of Dublin.

04 January 2012

1856 – Design for Wellington Testimonial, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: Sir Robert Smirke “Of all the public monuments hitherto raised in honor of the Duke of Wellington, that of the Citizens of Dublin is, if not the most graceful, at least the...

19 December 2011

1922 – Abercrombie Proposal for National Cathedral, Dublin

Architect: Patrick Abercrombie, Sydney Kelly, Arthur Kelly In 1916 the Civics Institute of Ireland held a competition for suggestions and designs for the city planning of Dublin. The winner was Patrick Abercrombie of...