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

Tiled shopfronts, Errigal Road, Drimnagh, Dublin 12+

These two shopfronts are in a terrace of fairly ordinary, small, local shops on Errigal Road near the junction with...

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Board-marking, Wesley College, Ballinteer, Dublin 16+

These details of board-marking on the main classroom block at Wesley College (Robin Walker of Scott Tallon Walker, 1965-9) caught...

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Signage, 1 Old Mountpleasant, Dublin 6+

Like a precursor to WordArt, the sign on the gable of The Hill pub in Ranelagh mimics the pitch of...

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Anti-skateboarding measures, 50-55 Baggot Street, Dublin 2+

The smooth, low granite wall in front of Bank of Ireland on Baggot Street is interrupted by regular strips of...

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Bank of Ireland, 50-55 Baggot Street, Dublin 2+

With a single-storey colonnade wrapping the buildings on the ground floor and a plaza sheltered between the three blocks, Bank...

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Signage, Peters Place, Dublin 2+

Between Harcourt and Charlemont, the green line Luas turns off Adelaide Road, onto Peters Place. The red line is more...

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Utility Building, Clontarf, Dublin 3+

Sitting on the seafront by a major junction in Clontarf, the utility building is a curious, closed object. It was...

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Canopy, Olympia Theatre, 72 Dame Street, Dublin 2+

The original 1890s canopy at the Olympia Theatre was hit by a reversing truck on 18th November 2004. It was...

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Mosaics, Dublin Corporation flats, Lower Kevin Street and North William Street+

These flat blocks by Dublin Corporation (now Dublin City Council) were a standard design which can be seen all around...

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Shopfront, 2 Lower Fownes Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2+

Temple Bar isn’t kind to glass shopfronts. Though Regent Barbers (a father-and-son business) have been in Temple Bar since the...

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