Eco:Cube – A Modular Living Concept

Eco:Cube – A Modular Living Concept

We need to rethink how housing is designed and developed in response to today’s challenges. Eco:Cube is a modular living concept which provides an alternative housing model to address issues of density, supply, housing quality, low carbon transitioning and future proofing.

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Home4Community

Home4Community

Our proposal consists of houses, undeniably the kind of home that people dream of in Ireland. Our proposal feels open and green; this is what people dream of too. Our proposal has densities which make it land efficient. It feels suburban while having urban densities. Our proposal emphasises community. It provides a space that is appealing to live in.

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Thirty-Three Churches

Thirty-Three Churches

The name of our proposal Thirty-Three Churches comes from the 33 churches identified in the Archdiocese of Dublin’s submission on the draft Dublin City Council Development Plan (2022–2028), in which these church sites were identified for potential rezoning to residential use.

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The Working-Home

The Working-Home

The Working-Home proposal explores how vacant and derelict commercial properties in towns and cities can be repurposed for residential accommodation while still maintaining a commercial presence on the street.

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Model Housing – Urban Horticulture

Model Housing – Urban Horticulture

Our proposal is formed by a study of a defined inner city neighbourhood to demonstrate how new opportunities may be found for (re-)inhabitation and enriched living environments within the urban grain of Irish towns and cities.

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Start Spreading The Mews

Start Spreading The Mews

New housing supply in parts of Ireland is restricted by historic development of low-density suburbs. These suburbs are in desirable areas close to urban centres, places of employment and recreation.

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Join the dots

Join the dots

100 small ideas for sustainable change

Vacancy and dereliction blight the centres of our towns and villages. Why? Because nobody is thinking about them imaginatively as the brilliant spaces they could be. In our post-pandemic world, people can now work remotely – inhabiting our towns and villages – and bringing life back to these amazing instant environments. They can invigorate existing communities and bring fresh thinking to our squares and spaces to create an integrated, and a better, way of living.

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Building Societies

Building Societies

In March 2021, the Bank of Ireland announced the closure of 103 regional branches, fundamentally altering the physical, social and economic landscape of Irish towns. As these unique bank buildings were parcelled up for sale, we began to consider their legacy and latent potential.

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