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Hostel on Abbey Street Upper, Dublin

Planning permission granted for a 560-bed hostel at 35- 36 Abbey Street Upper and Abbey Cottages, Dublin designed by HKR Architects. The 4,406 sqm scheme includes demolition of existing buildings and construction of a nine-storey tourism hostel comprising 560 beds with dining facilities, café, bar, reception area and meeting rooms.

The Albany House in Dublin

The Albany House in Dublin

RKD Architecture designed this new home – a modernist pavilion, re-interpreting the seaside villa. Visually distinct, utilising an eclectic mix of materials and interventions to navigate its spectacular aspect.

Castle Close House in Dublin

Castle Close House in Dublin

Designed by Anthro Architecture and constructed in the side garden of the Client’s redbrick childhood home, at the entrance to a typical suburban cul de-sac, the site was previously occupied by the family’s garage and boat shed.

Blackheath House in Dublin

Blackheath House in Dublin

Architectural Farm designed an internal reorganisation and two-storey extension to the rear of this semi-detached house responding to a brief creating a flexible light-filled family home.

Prices Lane House

Prices Lane House in Dublin

Design: ODOS Architects

This design of a new family home, located on a tight site off a narrow laneway in Dublin City Centre, responds to its restricted context by creating a central courtyard to maximise natural light and spatial quality.

House on Mount Anville Dublin

House on Mount Anville, Dublin

Design: Aughey O’Flaherty Architects

RIBA National Award Winner 2013: the site is located in a residential area in south county Dublin with the new house replacing a 1970s bungalow which existed on the site previously.

Shangan Avenue Social Housing 2

Shangan Avenue, Dublin Social Housing

Design: FKL Architects

Analysis of the site suggested a continuation of a linear organisation along the new street edge, extending the strategy established by the Ballymun master plan.

The concept resolved into a formal proposition that twists and bends in response to various site conditions and brief requirements, to provide a coherent and integrated response which embeds itself into the existing and emerging context.