This monograph offers a rare, comprehensive and in-depth look into the creation of a visionary master plan involving multiple designers, community, institutional stakeholders and government agencies. The book documents the compelling history and process of the landmark Grangegorman Urban Quarter Master Plan in Dublin. This development creates a vibrant new campus on a historic site for Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Ireland’s national healthcare service (the HSE), and amenities for the local community.
Completed by an international design team led by Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners, the award-winning master plan has been widely acclaimed for its successful synthesis of innovative design, urban revitalization, historical conservation, adaptive reuse, and sustainability strategies. Richly illustrated with evocative photographs and splendid drawings, the publication features a stunning graphic layout and engaging text. The significance, challenges and achievements of this acclaimed master plan are presented and discussed in eighteen insightful essays by a variety of contributors.
|Editor: James Mary O'Connor
|10 Jan 2014