Projects no. 1 & 2 – Carrigtwohill Main-Street, County Cork, Ireland

Town and Village Health Checks and Strategic Plans - Carrigtwohill , Co. Cork Submission regarding threats to Architectural Heritage and Community Identity By Hugh Kavanagh, BSc Building Conservation, Board Member of INTBAU Ireland, Carrigtwohill Resident and member of Carrigtwohill Community Council. 20 November 2017   To Whom It May Concern, This submission relates to the …

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In Through The Out Door

So the bulldozers have finally moved in to pull down the hated office building on Sullivan’s Quay in Cork. And as one chapter closes, another opens up for the sorry story of missed opportunity on Sullivans’ Quay. It is therefore an opportune time to reflect on what might have been. My counter proposal was not …

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Restoring Dignity – Project 5 – Sullivan’s Quay, Cork City

The River Lee is a hot topic of conversation in Cork City at the moment, because of the controversy around the planned flood relief scheme as envisaged by the Office of Public Works (OPW). In essence, the scheme proposes to alleviate flooding in the city by building the quay walls above the level of the …

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Project no. 3 – Midleton Main-Street, County Cork, Ireland

The third project in this ongoing series is a proposed replacement for recent modern infill on Main Street in Midleton, County Cork. I am reluctant to be critical of the current building and so the purpose of this project is simply to present an alternative design that is more in keeping with the living traditions …

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Project no. 4 – The Arcade, 6 West Beach, Cobh, County Cork, Ireland

For the past few months I have begun to apply what I am learning from my study of Classical Architecture to real world projects; projects that I see in my locality. The project summarised here is the 4th in the series and concerns a very prominent empty site on West Beach in the historic town …

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