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Unbuilt Dublin

27 February 2011

1884 – Proposed New Chambers, Trinity College Dublin

Architect: William Mitchell A proposal to replace the Rubics in Trinity College with a covered bridge to the Long Room Library. In the end the Rubrics were remodelled.

27 February 2011

1884 – Lyceum Theatre, Dublin

Architect: Arthur Dudgeon Proposal for a huge theatre at the junction of Tara Street and Pearse Street (on the site of the now former Fire Station by C.J. McCarthy) that was never built,...

26 February 2011

1872 – Design for St. Mary of the Angels, Church Street, Dublin

Architect: J.J. McCarthy The original design for St. Mary of the Angels, Church Street as published in 1871. Construction was not completed until 1881 and to a different design. Money originally intended for...

22 November 2010

2009 – North Wall Tower, North Wall Quay, Dublin

Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects Proposal to face across the Liffey to the also stillborn U2 Tower by Norman Foster. The design bears more than a slight resemblance to the Zaha Hadid competition entry...

02 April 2010

2007 – Design for Clarence Hotel, Dublin

Architect: Foster & Partners Costly development (possibly up to 150million) planned to revamp the Clarence Hotel on Wellington Quay, by rebuilding adjacent buildings, and adding several floors. The design got bogged down in...

04 March 2010

2003 – Unbuilt Dublin – U2 Landmark Tower

Architects: Architecture Project The new building is cast as protagonist, standing out from its neighbours not because of its scale but by virtue of its location, sculptural qualities and materials. But we understand...

04 March 2010

2003 – Unbuilt Dublin – U2 Landmark Tower

Architects: Assael Architecture Our approach has been to design a new icon for Dublin; a striking beacon that identifies the city as a major international centre, associated with innovation, creativity and sustainability. The...

04 March 2010

2003 – Unbuilt Dublin – U2 Landmark Tower

Architects: Armir Ferati

04 March 2010

2003 – Unbuilt Dublin – U2 Landmark Tower

Architects: APLab Studio