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Smithfield

  • Architect:
    McGarry NíÉanaigh Architects
  • Award Type:
    Regional Award 2000
  • Location: Dublin
Smithfield

Citation

Dublin (over £100,000)

The architects have successfully evolved an open space into a Civic Space worthy of the city. The restrained surface treatment and the dramatic lighting pillars combine to create a space that, especially at night, is exciting and brave. The gas lamps when lit create a glowing crown to the entire Smithfield area.