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Unbuilt Dublin

22 November 2011

1837 – Proposed Railway Colonnade, Dublin

Architect: Charles Vignoles Originally published as “Outline Plan of Dublin exhibiting the course of the proposed Railway Colonnade Through the City for connecting the General Terminus of the Railways from the South and...

22 November 2011

2009 – Tower Proposal, North Wall Quay, Dublin

Architect: Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP A proposal by Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP for a new tower on North Wall Quay. At a design stage, which never seems to have been developed...

03 October 2011

2007 – National Conference Centre Hotel, Dublin

Architect: Shay Cleary Architects A thirty five-story hotel intended to be part of the National Conference Centre complex on Dublin’s North Wall Quay. The proposed hotel will be a landmark indicator of the...

26 May 2011

1720 – St. Ann’s Church, Dawson St., Dublin

Architect: Isaac Wills The original design for St. Ann’s Church, Dawson St., was never completed as designed here. Started in 1720, construction finished on the facade short of the eaves, and remained that...

17 May 2011

1799 – Unbuilt Dublin – Bank of Ireland

Architect: John Soane In 1799 Sir John Soane designed a bank headquarters for Bank of Ireland on a site bounded by College Street, Westmoreland Street and D’Olier Street, but after the Act of...

28 April 2011

2008 – Unbuilt Dublin – Outdoor Public Baths, Dublin Docklands

Architect: Julien De Smedt Architects The Dublin Docklands Open Air Bath seeks to create a new and open public space that will energize the newly developed surrounding area. A catalyst for growth of...

02 April 2011

1922 – Urban Flats and Cottages, Townsend St., Dublin

Architect: Patrick Abercrombie, Sydney Kelly, Arthur Kelly Sketch design proposal for urban housing to meet the needs of the new nation within a redesigned Dublin.

01 April 2011

1922 – Proposal for a National Theatre, Dublin

Architect: Patrick Abercrombie, Sydney Kelly, Arthur Kelly A proposal for a new National Theatre at the top of Parnell Square, terminating the vista of O’Connell Street. In 1916 the Civics Institute of Ireland...

07 March 2011

1966 – Design for John F. Kennedy Memorial Hall, Dublin

Architect: Raymond McGrath The John F. Kennedy Memorial Hall was intended to be a purpose built concert hall for Dublin. Originally suggested by the Arts Council, the project was initially discussed in April...