Value Creation | Intellectual Property

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Masterplan showing Law Library Proposal and Michans House Site with new to Michans church from Future Market Square

Projects / Urban Design / New Plaza + Streets


Client : N/A

Design : D. Murphy

Location : Legal Quarter, Dublin 7

Date : 2013 - Concept

Project Backround

Outline Proposals for a new Law Library to Immediate South of the existing Facility. Site owned by OPW.

Project Description 

Outline Proposal for New Law Library to the vacant site at Church St / Hammond Lane comprising 4 to 5 Storey Blocks over Archive and Basement Car Parking. 

Buildings are arranged in a series of North South running Blocks for Document Archive with a series of Atria for Reading and Study and Offices / Admin at the Uppermost Level. 


Possible alternative use of both sites as a dedicated Legal Campus for University given its location in the Legal Quarter of Dublin. Possible Glazed Link from the Library Site to any future Renovation of the Land Registry Building within the Four Courts Complex.

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Simple Axo Illustrating the rationale for the Block Arrangement : Framing the Court Building , New VIsta creation to Michans Church , Atria to Proposed Law Library

New street creation along Luas Line +

Indication of possible Massing - Atria etc

Indicative North Elevational treatment + Creation of New Street onto Luas Line

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Location Map

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Thoughts on Atria with Document Storage between. Materials - Brick + Wood etc