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One Heuston redevelopment that DIDN'T go ahead...

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Interesting going through the different styles on that site, the Victorian era had a few OTT poorly proportioned uglies but 60's/70's designs had little in the line of redeeming features, imho.


The 'Unbuilt Ireland' section is worth a look. One of the more bizarre proposals...http://archiseek.com/2012/1942-new-capital-city-for-ireland-at-tara/

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What really gets me is the lack of thought in covering Heuston with a massive car park

no natural light on the plaftorms

no effective loco ventilation

one curved access road to the carpark, can you imagine the congestion

no rain cover in moving to the front of the building

completely car-centric access and focus of the design.


It is fair to say that the late 60's and 70's were a dreadful period for architecture, cheap and nasty with a near total rejection of the installed base.


Truly God-awful.

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