housing

Oriel windows, 17-20 Harrington Street, Dublin 2+

Just before Harrington Street turns into South Circular Road, there’s a series of four houses with distinctive oriel windows. It...

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Timberyard social housing, Cork Street, Dublin 8+

Named for the site’s previous use, O’Donnell + Tuomey’s Timberyard provides 47 social housing units and a community room. The...

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Cigar Box, 26 North Great George’s Street, Dublin 1+

If you’re in Dublin and unfamiliar with the Cigar Box building, you’ve missed some good exhibitions and events. The ground...

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Mews housing, Avenue Road, Dublin 8+

Avenue Road (despite the name) is a laneway in Portobello with a series of industrial units and garage doors. It’s...

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Housing, Asdill’s Row, Dublin 2+

Asdill’s Row manages to be nearly invisible in Temple Bar, somehow passing as if it’s just the back of a...

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Tiles, Essex Street West, Dublin 8+

Smock Alley Court is tucked down at Temple Bar’s western edge, between Cow’s Lane and Fishamble Street. It was designed...

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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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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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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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