Tag: contemporary architecture

  • Architectural Points 2

    Architectural Points 2

    The iconic roof of the new museum opened near the entrance of Dublin’s Glasnevin cemetery, soars heavenwards; and below, a marble wall reflecting a Celtic cross.

  • Architectural Points 1

    Architectural Points 1

    The contemporary architecture of Dublin City Council’s Civic Offices. Built on Wood Quay, the scheme caused disquiet amongst conservationists, when it became apparent that the entire plot was a major archaeological site, the very core of the Viking settlement over which Brian Boru had lost his life in the Battle of Clontarf in 1014.

  • Shadows and Reflections

    Shadows and Reflections

    Bicycles amidst contemporary architecture in Modern Dublin

  • Blobitecture…


    The Selfridges Building department store, in Birmingham’s Bullring Shopping Centre in England, was completed in 2003 with a steel framework, a sprayed concrete facade and 15,000 anodised aluminium discs mounted on a blue background….