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On Seeing Only Totally New Things, Gavin Murphy+

Dublin’s IMCO complex was located on Merrion Road for about 35 years. It was built in phases, though the most...

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End elevations, Donnybrook Bus Garage, Beaver Row, Dublin 4+

Donnybrook Bus Garage was designed in close collaboration between Michael Scott and engineer Ove Arup, whose Dublin office was first...

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Joe Byrne Bets Here, signage, 142 Upper Leeson Street, Dublin 4+

Turning from Upper Leeson Street onto Sussex Road, it’s almost impossible to read the sign in front of you as...

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Concrete canopy, Shelbourne Road, Dublin 4+

It’s changed names a few times, but the building that’s currently home to the Ballsbridge College of Further Education has...

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Lansdowne House, Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4+

Lansdowne House is described as having a strong black and white colour palette originally, but it’s weathered into shades of...

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Portico, Burlington Road/Wellington Lane, Dublin 4+

In the shadow of the new Burlington Plaza development, this portico is perched on the corner of Burlington Road and...

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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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Two street signs, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4+

There are at least two good reasons you might notice 19 Raglan Road – it’s the Mexican embassy, and it...

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Ghost sign, 10-12 Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4+

Though it’s been five years since Aon MacDonagh Boland moved out of Lansdowne Road (relocating to James Joyce Street) and...

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Texaco House, 83 Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4+

83 Pembroke Road is now a car showroom for Audi, but it was originally Texaco House, the Irish headquarters for...

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