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3 May 2016

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Pictures of New Buildings in Belfast
Belfast MAC : Metropolitan Arts Centre
photo © Adrian Welch
Belfast Architecture Photos

Belfast City Campus University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
Design: Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
University of Ulster Belfast City Campus
image from architect

Belfast City Campus University of Ulster – 13 Mar 2013
A Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios design for the University of Ulster’s new Belfast City Campus has received planning permission. The campus is part of a £250m higher education project to provide 70,000 sqm of central teaching, faculty and social learning accommodation across three linked sites in the Cathedral Quarter of Belfast city centre.

Public Records Office of Northern Ireland
Todd Architects
Public Records Office of Northern Ireland
photo from RIBA

Public Records Office of Northern Ireland – 25 Jun 2012
This is a civic building with a public face and a clear and direct internal organisation that relays the narrative of the past and the security in which it is being preserved for the future. The records are held within a concrete citadel that is wrapped by well day-lit spaces containing the reading rooms and circulation.

Rear Extension to 109 Osborne Park
Ard (Ciaran Mackel) Architects
Osborne Park House
photo from RIBA

109 Osborne Park – 25 Jun 2012
This major addition to a double-bay, detached Victorian villa, is tucked away from the street and is seen in the context of the rear off-shots and extensions of suburban Belfast.

Glenariffe House, Glens of Antrim
McGarry-Moon Architects
Glenariffe House
photo from RIBA

Glens of Antrim House – 25 Jun 2012

Titanic Belfast
Architect & Lead Consultant: TODD Architects
Concept Design: CivicArts / Eric R Kuhne & Associates
Titanic Belfast Building
photo : Christopher Heaney

Titanic Belfast – 23 Mar 2012
The Titanic Belfast project is viewed as the iconic centrepiece of the Titanic Quarter Regeneration Project which encompasses approximately 75 hectares of waterfront, former industrial brownfield lands to the south side of the River Lagan in Belfast City Centre.

Recent Belfast Buildings

The Boat
TODD Architects and Planners
The Boat Belfast
photo : Chris Hill Photographic

The Boat Belfast

Lyric Theatre Belfast
2011
O’Donnell + Tuomey architects
Lyric Theatre Belfast Building
photo : Dennis Gilbert/VIEW

Belfast Building : Lyric Theatre
In 2003, the Lyric held an international architectural competition and selected O’Donnell + Tuomey as architects to design a new theatre facility.
In May 2008, Belfast City Council granted planning approval for the development of the new Lyric Theatre. The development included the demolition of the existing theatre and the construction of a new building for use by the Lyric providing auditorium, rehearsal and studio theatre together with related technical facilities. Further accommodation includes reception, bar / foyer, offices and an education room.

Nov 2010
Belfast Architecture Competition
Expo West Belfast Competition, Northern Ireland : expressions of interest invitation

Victoria Square
2008
BDP
Victoria Square Belfast
photo © Christopher Hill Photographic

Belfast building

Major Contemporary Belfast Developments

The Arches Centre – Health and Care for East Belfast

Architect: Penoyre & Prasad LLP in Partnership with Todd Architects
Client: South and East Belfast (Health and Social Services) Trust
Northern Irish building : RIBA Awards 2006 – Ulster

Aurora building
2007-
HKR Architects
Aurora Belfast
picture from architects

Aurora Belfast : tallest proposed building in Northern Ireland – 37 storeys

Belfast – Workshop/Living Space
2006
Kennedy FitzGerald & Associates

Belfast Grand Opera House – refurbishment
2007
RHWL Arts Team
original building – Northern Ireland Theatre, 1895 – by famous theatre architect
Frank Matcham

Belfast Metropolitan Arts Centre, Cathedral Quarter
2007-11
Hackett Hall McKnight
Belfast Metropolitan Arts Centre
picture from architects

MAC Belfast – international architecture competition win

Falls Leisure Centre
2005
Kennedy Fitzgerald
For Belfast City Council

Government offices, Stornmont Estate, nr Belfast
2008-
Hamilton Architects
9 storeys

Lyric Theatre, Belfast
2008-
O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects
£17.2m
Granted planning permission Apr 2008
4,300sqm – 400-seat theatre; 150-seat studio; rehearsal space
2003 design competition winner

Triplicate – office fit-out
2006
Hackett + Hall
RIBA Awards 2006 – Ulster

Ulster Museum
1930’s
Francis Pym
Brutalist architecture, Grade B+ listed
[was due to be redeveloped in 2007 by Hamilton Architects]

University of Ulster Belfast Campus
2009
TODD Architects
University of Ulster Belfast Campus
picture from architects

University of Ulster Belfast Campus

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