AD Round Up: St. Patrick's Day Special, Architecture in Ireland

Today, thousands celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day throughout the world. Named after the most commonly recognized of the patron saints of Ireland, we didn’t want to be left behind in this celebration. So for today’s Round Up, we bring you previously featured architecture projects in Ireland. Don’t forget your green shirt, drink responsible and check five great projects from Ireland after the break.

Dwelling at Maytree / ODOS architects

Grangegorman Residence / ODOS architects This new residential development, for a motorcycle enthusiast, adjacent to No.10 Grangegorman Villas, Grangegorman, Dublin 7 is an alternative reaction to the more traditional city centre infill residential projects; an unapologetic piece of architecture sitting within a strong urban context defined by both site and planning constraints (read more…)

Richmond Place House / Boyd Cody Architects The house is located in a conservation area close to Dublin’s city centre, on a small but prominent infill corner site at the junction between Mountpleasant Avenue and Richmond Place. A modest dwelling built to replace the existing cottage located on the site. The accommodation consists of 2no. bedrooms, 2no. bathrooms, kitchen, utility and living / dining area set over three separate levels (read more…)

House 1 + House 2 / TAKA These two new homes house two generations of the same family (A renovated Victorian House for the parents sharing a rear garden with a new Mews house for one of the daughters). The now grown-up family had recently moved out of their long-term family home and wanted these new homes to maintain some sense of continuity with their former lives (read more…)

Grand Canal Theatre / Daniel Libeskind The concept of the Grand Canal Square Theatre and Commercial Development is to build a powerful cultural presence expressed in dynamic volumes sculpted to project a fluid and transparent public dialogue with the cultural, commercial and residential surroundings whilst communicating the various inner forces intrinsic to the Theatre and office buildings (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: St. Patrick's Day Special, Architecture in Ireland" 17 Mar 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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