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A Civic Precinct – Court Building, Local Area Office & Library, Kilmallock, Ireland
Kilmallock Civic Building
photograph : Christian Richters
Kilmallock Civic Building, Co. Limerick
The 1630m2 project for the town of Kilmallock proposes to reinvigorate the social and cultural life of the town, concentrating a series of key social functions to generate a new Civic Precinct – a District Court for the Department of Justice, a Local Area Office for the Local Authority, and a Branch Library together with public parking (40 spaces) for the village. The project value was €5 million Euro.

RIBA Prince of Wales Lecture Boycott Letter – May 2009

ABK Architects : Cork City Council Civic Offices – RIBA European Award 2007

Cork City Hall, Ireland

Riverside Building, Trinity Buoy Wharf, east London
Uses sea containers – mixed-use, sustainable £1.2m project

John Wheatley College, Glasgow, Scotland
John Wheatley College
photo © Keith Hunter
ABK Building : John Wheatley College – images + info

Key ABK Building – featured
Cummins Factory, Shotts, Scotland
Cummins Engine Factory closed in 1997

Ahrends Burton Koralek – Projects

Hooke Park Workshop / school, Beaminster, Dorset, England
RIBA Awards 1993 Regional Award : Wessex

Docklands Light Railway, Beckton Extension, east London, UK

Dublin Dental Hospital + School, Trinity College, Eire

Offaly County Council – new offices, Tullamore, Eire

Riverside Building, Trinity Buoy Wharf, east London, UK

ABK : Offaly Civic Offices – RIBA Award 2003

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Ahrends Burton Koralek – Practice Information

ABK Architects studio based in London, England

Ahrends Burton Koralek : London Architects

Kilmallock Civic Building
photograph : Christian Richters

Cummins Engine Factory, Yarm Road, Darlington, England
Kevin Roche and John Dinkeloo
Building Grade II*
This is the first independent work of Kevin Roche and John Dinkeloo Architects, former associates of architect Eero Saarinen

Eero Saarinen
Roche Dinkeloo Architects

The Cummins Engine Company was American owned

London Architecture : news + key projects
Swiss Re Building
photo © Adrian Welch

ABK Architects – Background

Paul Koralek worked with Marcel Breuer in New York. He formed the architecture practice Ahrends Burton and Koralek in 1961. Paul Koralek graduated from the London AA in 1956.

Ahrends Burton Koralek were the architects of the National Gallery Extension Proposal infamously slated by Prince Charles as a ‘carbuncle’ back in the eighties. ABK lost the project – The National Gallery (off Trafalgar Square, London), went on to be designed by architects Venturi Rauch Brown.

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