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St Malachy’s Church Building, Northern Ireland – design by Consarc Conservation
St Malachy’s Church, Belfast
Design : Consarc Conservation
RIBA Award winner 2010
St Malachy’s is a delightful early Victorian church characterised by its robust brick exterior with toy – Gothic turrets, and an elaborately plastered interior which has been formed around a very unusual, but intimate congregational organisation on two levels.
The recent restoration has brought out the richness of the original painted colour scheme as well as restoring mosaics damaged by post-war interventions and brickwork that had suffered through years of weathering. A number of interventions, discreetly executed to meet modern requirements: disabled access, improved heating and appropriate artificial lighting, do not detract from the original character, but rather add important comfort and amenity for the benefit of the congregation. They also draw attention to the beauty and humanity of the original building.
St Malachy’s Church, Belfast, Northern Ireland images / information from Consarc Conservation, Architects
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