1960s

Zig-zag roof, Berkeley Library, Trinity College, Dublin 2+

On the Fellows’ Square side of the Berkeley Library, there’s a small projection with flat, porthole-style windows (which are described by...

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Berkeley Library, Trinity College, Dublin 2+

Adding a building to Trinity’s campus is a daunting prospect. Not only is it a prominent institution in the city,...

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Covered walkways, University College Dublin, Dublin 4+

In 1964, Andrzej Wejchert won an international competition for UCD’s new campus at Belfield. A key element of his proposal...

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Mespil Estate, Sussex Road, Dublin 4+

The Mespil Estate seems like it might convince anyone of the merits of apartment living. It’s quiet and self-contained without...

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Wesley College, Ballinteer, Dublin 16+

Wesley College moved from St. Stephen’s Green to Ballinteer in 1969, holding a limited competition for the new school in...

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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, Edmund Ross Studios, 59 Grafton Street, Dublin 2+

Grafton Street’s ground floor retail units may be some of the most popular in the city, but there are hundreds...

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Stillorgan Shopping Centre, Co. Dublin+

Completed in 1967 and designed by John Costello & Associates, the most striking thing about Stillorgan Shopping Centre is the...

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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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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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