Design Proposals | Intellectual Property

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Projects / Urban Design / Legal Quarter


Client : N/A

Design : D. Murphy

Location : Legal Quarter, Dublin 7

Date : 2013 - Concept

Project Backround

Proposals for Site at Smithfield, Dublin 7. 

Project Description 

Outline Proposal for a new Public Plaza and associated Vista and link to Michans Church from the future Markets Area Development. Mix of Residential and Commercial Blocks. 

Proposal for New Law Library to the vacant site at Church St / Hammond Lane comprising 4 to 5 Storey Blocks for Document Archive and a series of Atria for Reading and Study.


Possible alternative use of both sites as a dedicated Legal Campus for University given its location in the Legal Quarter of Dublin.

Revised Proposal for Entire Michans Site Based on Outline Masterplan below

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Sketch Masterplan for Michans Site and OPW owned Site

Existing Site Conditions

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Line Drawing for Michans Site

Possibility for Law Library 

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Sketch Axonometric of Four Courts Surrounding Sites

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Suggested Architectural Treatment to form New Street along Luas Line