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Unbuilt Dublin

04 March 2010

2003 – Unbuilt Dublin – U2 Landmark Tower

Architects: APLab Studio

04 March 2010

2003 – Unbuilt Dublin – U2 Landmark Tower

Architects: ANDRITSOS/Luke[S] The building is a giant periscope, a lighthouse, a navigation device. The design riffs off the history and the maritime nature of the Docklands both in its dynamic form and nature...

04 March 2010

2003 – Unbuilt Dublin – U2 Landmark Tower

Architects: Allied Arc For an architect unfamiliar with a city quarter like the Dublin Docklands, the sheer liquid mass of the surrounding rivers is by far the most prominent characteristic of the site’s...

04 March 2010

2003 – Unbuilt Dublin – U2 Landmark Tower

Architects: Acito and Partners There are three things, said Vitruvius, that must be considered when designing a building, without which no building is worthy of praise: utility, perpetuity and beauty. Utility: a form...

04 March 2010

2003 – Unbuilt Dublin – U2 Landmark Tower

Architects: 3W Our scheme aims to optimise the site and its location whilst being an iconic building appropriately anchored in its site and industrial roots. The siting of elements within its plan form...

04 March 2010

2001 – Unbuilt Dublin – O’Connell Street Kiosks

Architect: NJBA A+U This was one of the finalists for the O’Connell Street (kiosk) street furniture competition. The kiosks were unified by a bronze frame, limestone, curved limestone volumes and patinated copper roofs....

04 March 2010

2001 – Unbuilt Dublin – O’Connell Street Kiosks

Architects: Box Architecture Excerpt from the brief: Dublin Corporation as part of its O’Connell Street Integrated Area Plan is seeking the design of a range of retail vending and information kiosks and public...

02 March 2010

1988 – Unbuilt Dublin – Dublin Docklands Plan

An early proposal for the Dublin Docklands submitted by Hardwicke Ltd. McInerney Properties plc, and The British Land Company. It ocused on recreational and social uses of the docks rather than business offices...

02 March 2010

1999 – Unbuilt Dublin – Department of Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht & The Islands

Architect: Plasma Studio Phoenix Park is known as the largest enclosed city park in Europe, and in that respect signifies the dominant shift in our environment from spotty human settlements enclosed by countryside...