A love letter to architecture and public space in Dublin, Ireland.


Frank’s, 18 Frederick Street North, Dublin 1+

Though you could make a very good case for enforcing signage guidelines in the name of cohesive streetscapes and that...

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Shop unit, 112-3 George’s Street Lower, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin+

The former Knowles Electrical premises on George’s Street Lower makes a strong mark on the corner, with a 45-degree chamfer...

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Samuel Beckett bridge control room, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2+

No matter how you feel about Santiago Calatrava’s Samuel Beckett Bridge, the big white recumbent harp is likely to draw...

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Tiles, Merrion Building, Merrion Street Lower, Dublin 2+

In the context of Merrion Square and its neighbour, the Davenport Hotel, the facade of the Merrion Building might seem...

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Knox Memorial Hall, Monkstown, Co. Dublin+

Knox Memorial Hall was commissioned by Mrs. Chaloner Knox in memory of her husband, Captain Edward Chaloner Knox, and of...

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Former Belfast Bank, Rathmines Road Lower, Dublin 6+

The angle of the surrounding streets marked by the entrance of the former Belfast Bank gives it such an emphasis...

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Ghost sign (Lennox Chemicals), 3/4 Leinster Street South, Dublin 2+

Among Dublin’s many wonderful ghost signs, the ones from the former Lennox Chemicals premises on South Leinster Street might be...

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Bandstand, Bushy Park, Terenure, Dublin 6+

Bushy Park follows the meandering path of the River Dodder for a stretch between Rathfarnham, Terenure, and Templeogue. The river’s...

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Catholic Apostolic/St. Finian’s Lutheran Church, Adelaide Road, Dublin 2+

Sitting at about a 30-degree angle to Adelaide Road, the church was originally built for the Catholic Apostolic Church. The...

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Hinges, Dublin Unitarian Church, 122 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2+

One of my favourite of the early posts here was a very, very simple one with a memorable bit of...

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