The masterplan, designed with Allies and Morrison, gives UCD a strong physical presence in the city. The Centre for Creative Design consists of a series of volumes with landscaped terraces oriented towards the public promenade that crosses the campus
The different floors are visually and spatially connected by a series of large central voids. These spaces not only hierarchize and relate the different programs, but also ensure that light and air reach even the levels below ground...
The Matt Talbot, the first of the four buildings included in this municipal commission, is formed by apartments that flow out to private outdoor spaces, and where all the rooms are connected to a shared garden to foster a sense of community...
The contour of the building adapts to the conditions of its context: to the west it sinks and creates a covered open-air space; to the east it opens up to the street to welcome students; and to the south the facade is transformed into a winter garden
The character of the new center is in keeping with the industrial past of the site: walls and roofs are clad in brick and big tiles made of clay in the same tone. The steps and chamfers form the entrances and articulate the building...
The Prow was part of the masterplan, developed with A+M Architects, for the residential plot to the north of the Stratford Waterfront site. The tower sits in a unique position, mediating between the tall buildings in the area and the Olympic Park. Ev
Behind the large archway of access, visible from the city center, a landscaped courtyard welcomes staff and distributes the spaces in the building. The two first levels contain semi-public spaces, while the floor above is occupied by highly flexible
At ground level, the building follows the line of the street and is set back to relate to the lower scale of the building to the east. The roofline corners are chamfered to visually extend the public space around Hopfenmarkt...
The lack of cohesion among the different-style constructions in the area is resolved with new public cores and social spaces that connect the parts to configure the new building. Despite its marked geometry, the piece blends finely with its context.
The project to build a new student hub at the center of the University College Cork campus proposes renewing one of the historic buildings to add 4,000 square meters of alumni facilities. The site incorporates the existing Windle Medical Building whi
In a prominent setting, the hill that rolls down from Sundays Well Road to River Lee has spectacular views over Fitzgerald Park and the south of Cork. The site, empty today, is surrounded along the east by detached houses and along the west by terrac
The Central European University (CEU)occupies four adjoining buildings within a compact urban block on a World Heritage Site in central Budapest. Planned to be carried out in a series of phases, the scheme involves the radical transformation of four
At University College Cork, next to Glucksman Gallery, this pedestrian bridge is part of a global project to blend the riverfront with the pedestrian routes and improve the connections with the city. The area, known as Lower Grounds, belongs to the u
Located on St. Patrick’s Hill in the North Inner City of Cork, St. Angela’s College takes up a series of separate buildings dating from the 19th century. The existing structures had to be preserved, respecting their heritage values, and reinventing t
The London School of Economics takes up several buildings in a central area of the British capital. Aiming to gather all the services for students under one same roof, the school called a competition in 2009 to build a student hub with an auditorium,
The Photographers’ Gallery is a non-profit publicly funded organization devoted to disseminating and exhibiting photography. Founded in 1971, the organization decided in 2006 to move its home to an old red-brick Victorian warehouse, of 10.5 meters x
Situated on the boundary between the residential urban fabric and the parkland setting of River Lagan upon entering Belfast, the Lyric is the home of the theater company of the same name. Both the site, a small triangular sloping plot, and the budget
Aiming to preserve and promote Irish language, the center built by the organization An Gaeláras invites citizens to join the community cultural center by channelling pedestrian flow from the city to a large interior atrium. The site, in the historic
In the historic Liberties area, southwest of the central core of Dublin, the Timberyard project repairs the fracture that the road engineering works for the new Cork Street corridor left on the local landscape. The social housing scheme provides a ne
The Sean O’Casey Community Centre goes up over the roofs of the East Wall area of Dublin. The main program – including a kindergarten, a daycare center for the elderly, sports halls, and a theater – is organized in four volumes that are hinged by fou
High on a hill in Killiney, dotted with distinctive outcrops of granite, the house opens up to the views southwards of Dublin Bay and the Sugarloaf in the distance. The organization of the house responds to the topography of the site, configuring a s
In a conflictive suburb west of Dublin, the Cherry Orchard School is isolated from its surroundings by a brick wall rising more than three meters high. The classrooms are introspectively distributed in four elongated volumes placed following a horn s
The site is part of a picturesque setting, surrounded by the Neogothic buildings of University College Cork. Lewis Glucksman Gallery addresses the client’s interest in turning the center into a connection between city and campus, so instead of a herm
AV Proyectos 117 dedicates its ‘dossier’ to O’Donnell + Tuomey, the Irish studio led by Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey. With studios based in Dublin, Cork, and London, the practice conveys its ability to create timeless architecture through the use
La obra de Sheila O’Donnell y John Tuomey puede ser entendida como el relato de la aplaudida reinvención de Irlanda. En su camino de ida y vuelta entre Dublín y Londres, han sentado las bases de una particular manera de enfrentarse a la actualización