Re: Re: Dublin skyline

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Frank Taylor

I think jimg is referring to “Gallery Quay”

With any composition, there is a balance between uniformity while avoiding tedium and contrast without creating a mess.

At one end of the spectrum is Dublin Airport, with disconnected buildings seemingly scattered at random across the site. The other extreme is somewhere like Darndale whose fundamental repeating unit is a very plain uninspiring house. These untis were then laid out in perpendicular geometric patterns like a circuit board. (image attached below)

This development doesn’t look so bad to me and is much better than the IDA young offenders prison across the road.

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