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08 February 2010

1760 – Provost’s House, Trinity College Dublin

The Provost is the head of Trinity College and accordingly a sumptuous residence was provided. Originally the position was held until death with the next incumbent being elected by the fellows of the...

08 February 2010

1759 – West Front, Trinity College Dublin

Architect: Theodore Jacobsen Until recently it was assumed that two english architects Henry Keene and John Sanderson were responsible for the design of the main west front of Trinity College. However newer evidence...

08 February 2010

1734 – Printing House, Trinity College Dublin

Architect: Richard Cassels This is probably Richard Cassel’s first independent work in Dublin. It is a little building with a doric temple front, but unusual for Cassels in that the columns are true...

08 February 2010

2005 – Mechanical Engineering Building, Trinity College Dublin

Architect: Grafton Architects A further extension to the earlier building by Grafton Architects, completed in 1996, the Mechanical Engineering Building now features a raised podium with an opening around a pre-existing tree. The...

08 February 2010

2007 – Naughton Institute / Crann Building, Trinity College Dublin

Architect: RKD Architects / Wilson Architects Occupying an irregular shaped plot bounded by the elevated railway line, the Naughton Institute contains research labs and a sports centre for the use of students. The...

08 February 2010

1700 – The Rubrics, Trinity College Dublin

The Rubrics are the oldest existing buildings in Trinity College and were built around 1700. Originally part of a quadrangle of similar buildings, this is the sole remaining block and closes the square...

05 February 2010

1864 – Proposed University of Ireland, Clonliffe, Dublin

Architect: J.J. McCarthy A proposal for a Roman Catholic University of Ireland in Clonliffe. First published in the Dublin Builder, 1 April 1863. Plan published in The Builder, August 20 1864.

04 February 2010

2003 – Virus Reference Laboratory, University College Dublin, Co. Dublin

Architect: McCullough Mulvin Architects One of the most recent campus additions is McCullough Mulvin’s extension to the Virus Reference Laboratory (VRL). Affiliated with the university’s Department of Medical Microbiology, the VRL provides a...

04 February 2010

2001 – Student Centre, University College Dublin, Co. Dublin

Architect: Murray O’Laoire Architects Murray O’Laoire Architects won a limited competition for the design of this Student Centre in 1991. The Student Centre caters, in the main, for the leisure, recreational and entertainment...