Design 
  Community 
  Architecture 
  Discussion 
 

Message - Re: Dublin Spire

    Responses | Architecture Forum | Architecture Students | Architecture Scrapbook | ArchitectureWeek    
   

Posted by  Gavin Corbett on January 31, 2003 at 07:11:32:

In Reply to:  Re: Dublin Spire posted by Gillian on January 22, 2003 at 03:16:11:

Gillian is right. The erection of the Spire throws the rest of O'Connell Street into shocking relief. It highlights the need to not only spruce up the thoroughfare's pavements and central island, but to tear down around a third of the buildings too and replace them with facades that will define the city as a signature street for the 21st century. The block of buildings north of the GPO (the one that includes the Dublin Bus building, Dr Quirkey's, and the Royal Dublin Hotel) should receive the wrecking-ball treatment as a matter of priority. And while I'm on the subject, will somebody please see about replacing the sign on the Ambassador theatre with something more tasteful.

 
 
ArchitectureWeek     Search     Buildings     Architects     Types     Places     Pix     Free 3D Models     Store     Library

Search GreatBuildings.com by name of Building, Architect, or Place:   
Examples:  "Fallingwater",  "Wright",  "Paris"           Advanced Search

Responses:




Post a Response -

Name:
E-Mail:

Subject:


This is an archive page. Please post continuing discussion to the new Architecture Forums.

To post successfully to the new membership-based DesignCommunity Forums:

    1) Go to the new forums area.
    2) Register with a valid email address.
    3) Receive and respond to the confirmation email.
    4) Then login to the new forum system.



 

Special thanks to our Sustaining Subscribers including BuilderSpace.com .

Home | Great Buildings | CAD Outpost | DesignWorkshop | Free 3D | Gallery | Search | ArchitectureWeek
This document is provided for on-line viewing only. /discussion/25204.html