Future Uncertain for Daniel Libeskind’s Maze Peace Centre

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After initially getting the go-ahead earlier this year, the design for the Maze Peace Centre in Northern Ireland, designed by Daniel Libeskind in collaboration with McAdam Architects, was dealt a major blow last week, when First Minister of Northern Ireland Peter Robinson retracted his support for the controversial building, saying that it would be wrong to continue with the build without achieving a consensus.

Read on after the break to find out more about the controversy.

Giants Causeway Visitor Centre / Heneghan & Peng Architects

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Architects: Heneghan & Peng Architects
Location: , UK
Design Team: Monika Arczynska, Jorge Taravillo Canete, Chris Hillyard, Kathrin Klaus, Carmel Murray, Padhraic Moneley, Catherine Opdebeeck, Helena del Rio
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Hufton + Crow

Lyric Theatre Belfast / O’Donnell & Tuomey Architects

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Architects: O’Donnell & Tuomey Architects
Location: River Lagan, Belfast,
Area: 5,500 sqm
Completion Date: May 2011
Photographer: Dennis Gilbert

An Gaelaras / O’Donnell & Tuomey Architects

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Architects: O’Donnell & Tuomey Architects 
Location: Derry,
Completion: July 2009
Photographs: Dennis Gilbert, Alice Clancy, O’Donnell & Tuomey Architects

 

Titanic Belfast / CivicArts & Todd Architects

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Architects: CivicArts(Concept Design Architects), Todd Architects (Lead Consultant/Architect)
Location: ,
Photographs: Christopher Heaney, Gareth O’Cathain