a few new apartment buildings on north king street use stack bonds under windows, often with yellow brick used for the stack to differentiate from the overall red brick scheme, or vice versa. looks awful.
Something in my head says there was one in Sandyford Ind Estate or Leopardstown- last few years, possibly an award winner, certainly a short-listed one. Bricks a dark grey. I remember Frank McDonald in the IT mentioning the brick panels, noting that the stack bond meant the brick wasn’t structural.
I suppose the corollary of stack bond not being structural is that no brick bond today is structural. Whether used in historic reproduction or new build it’s an outer skin to a cavity block or other construction. Though there may be exceptions….