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

Fitzwilton House, Dublin 2+

Fitzwilton House is an imposing building. It’s set back from the context by a surface carpark ringed by a low...

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Dublin City coat of arms, City Hall, Dame Street+

Dublin’s coat-of-arms, from the entrance to City Hall (Thomas Cooley, 1769-79) on Dame Street. The origin of the symbols on...

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Extension to the Virus Reference Laboratory, University College Dublin+

Tucked by the side of the lake on the approach to O’Reilly Hall, the extension to the Virus Reference Laboratory...

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Door hinges, Upper Lad Lane, Dublin 2+

Huge, tentacular hinges on a mews access door on Upper Lad Lane. They’re ridiculous and must make opening the door...

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Iveagh Trust Tenements, Dublin 8+

The Iveagh Buildings were developed by Edward Cecil Guinness, the first Earl of Iveagh, to provide housing and amenities for...

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Exposed pipes, Iveagh Buildings, Dublin 8+

The Iveagh Trust Tenements (1894-1904 by Joseph & Smithem with R.J. Stirling) were part of an interesting series of projects...

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Undercroft of Wilton Park House, Dublin 2+

Geometric pattern on the undercroft of Wilton Park House, just off the canal near Baggot Street. The building was completed...

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Our Lady Queen of Heaven, Dublin Airport+

The most beautiful part of Dublin Airport happens to be its best-kept secret. It’s somewhat hidden, tucked behind the Terminal...

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Shopfront, Dawson Street+

This is one of the most lovely shopfronts in Dublin, but if you’re not in the market for bibles or...

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Kiosk, Adelaide Road+

This is a little brick kiosk at the junction of Adelaide Road and Leeson Street. It was designed by Michael...

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