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Belfast Buildings News

Belfast Architectural News up to and including 2013, chronological:

31 May 2022
City Of The Future Competition
City of the Future Design Competition BelfastCity of the Future Design Competition Belfast
image from design contest organiser
City of the Future Urban Design Competition Belfast
Take Back the City Coalition is launching an international competition for architects, planners and urban design consultants to submit a design to transform Belfast’s largest publicly owned site. With the potential for 950 gentle density homes in the area of highest social housing need in Belfast, entrants are being encouraged to submit design concepts to help transform the site formerly occupied by Mackies, once one of West Belfast’s largest employers.

23 Sep 2021
The Loft Lines, Queen’s Island, Titanic Quarter
Design: TODD Architects
The Loft Lines, Queens Island Homes, Riverside CloseThe Loft Lines, Queens Island Homes, Riverside Close
image from architecture office
New Homes at Queen’s Island, Titanic Quarter, Belfast
TODD Architects has submitted a planning application for 780 new homes at Queen’s Island in the heart of Belfast’s Titanic Quarter. On approval, the multi-million-pound scheme known as The Loft Lines would become one of the largest new residential construction projects in the UK and forms part of Belfast’s wider ambition to deliver over 31,500 new homes in the city by 2035.

1 Nov 2020
Belfast Design Week student post competition

21 Oct 2020
Bedford Yard Belfast aparthotel + office

Belfast Building News 2013

13 Mar 2013
Belfast City Campus University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
Design: Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
Belfast City Campus University of UlsterBelfast City Campus University of Ulster
image from architect practice
Belfast City Campus University of Ulster
A Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios design for the University of Ulster’s new Belfast City Campus has received planning permission. The campus is part of a £250m higher education project to provide 70,000 sqm of central teaching, faculty and social learning accommodation across three linked sites in the Cathedral Quarter of Belfast city centre.

Belfast Building News 2012

25 Jun 2012
Public Records Office of Northern Ireland
Design: Todd Architects
Public Records Office of Northern IrelandPublic Records Office of Northern Ireland
photo from RIBA
Public Records Office of Northern Ireland
This is a civic building with a public face and a clear and direct internal organisation that relays the narrative of the past and the security in which it is being preserved for the future. The records are held within a concrete citadel that is wrapped by well day-lit spaces containing the reading rooms and circulation.

25 Jun 2012
Rear Extension to 109 Osborne Park
Design: Ard (Ciaran Mackel) Architects
Extension to 109 Osborne ParkExtension to 109 Osborne Park
photo from RIBA
109 Osborne Park
This major addition to a double-bay, detached Victorian villa, is tucked away from the street and is seen in the context of the rear off-shots and extensions of suburban Belfast.

25 Jun 2012
Glenariffe House, Glens of Antrim
Design: McGarry-Moon Architects
Glenariffe House Glens of Antrim propertyGlenariffe House Glens of Antrim property
photo from RIBA
Glens of Antrim House

23 Mar 2012
Titanic Belfast
Architect & Lead Consultant: TODD Architects
Concept Design: CivicArts / Eric R Kuhne & Associates
Titanic Belfast BuildingTitanic Belfast Building
photo : Christopher Heaney
Titanic Belfast
The Titanic Belfast project is viewed as the iconic centrepiece of the Titanic Quarter Regeneration Project which encompasses approximately 75 hectares of waterfront, former industrial brownfield lands to the south side of the River Lagan in Belfast City Centre.if(typeof ez_ad_units != ‘undefined’){ez_ad_units.push([[250,250],’e_architect_com-medrectangle-4′,’ezslot_3′,111,’0′,’0′])};if(typeof __ez_fad_position != ‘undefined’){__ez_fad_position(‘div-gpt-ad-e_architect_com-medrectangle-4-0’)};

Belfast Building News 2011

25 Aug 2011
The Boat
Design: TODD Architects and Planners
The Boat BelfastThe Boat Belfast
photo : Chris Hill Photographic
The Boat Belfast

16 Jun 2011
Lyric Theatre Belfast
2011
Design: O’Donnell + Tuomey architects
Lyric Theatre Belfast BuildingLyric Theatre Belfast Building
photo : Dennis Gilbert/VIEW
Lyric Theatre Belfast Building
In 2003, the Lyric held an international architectural competition and selected O’Donnell + Tuomey as architects to design a new theatre facility.
In May 2008, Belfast City Council granted planning approval for the development of the new Lyric Theatre. The development included the demolition of the existing theatre and the construction of a new building for use by the Lyric providing auditorium, rehearsal and studio theatre together with related technical facilities.

Belfast Building News Archive

Nov 2010
Belfast Architecture Competition
Expo West Belfast Competition, Northern Ireland : expressions of interest invitation

Victoria Square
2008
Design: BDP
Victoria Square BelfastVictoria Square Belfast
photo © Christopher Hill Photographic
Belfast building

Major Contemporary Belfast Developments

The Arches Centre – Health and Care for East Belfast

Architect: Penoyre & Prasad LLP in Partnership with Todd Architects
Client: South and East Belfast (Health and Social Services) Trust
Northern Irish building : RIBA Awards 2006 – Ulster

Aurora building
2007-
Design: HKR Architects
Aurora BelfastAurora Belfast
picture from architects
Aurora Belfast : tallest proposed building in Northern Ireland – 37 storeys

Belfast – Workshop/Living Space
2006
Design: Kennedy FitzGerald & Associates

Belfast Grand Opera House – refurbishment
2007
Design: RHWL Arts Team
original building – Northern Ireland Theatre, 1895 – by famous theatre architect
Frank Matcham

Belfast Metropolitan Arts Centre, Cathedral Quarter
2007-11
Design: Hackett Hall McKnight
Belfast Metropolitan Arts CentreBelfast Metropolitan Arts Centre
picture from architects
MAC Belfast – international architecture competition win

Falls Leisure Centre
2005
Design: Kennedy Fitzgerald
For Belfast City Council

Government offices, Stornmont Estate, nr Belfast
2008-
Design: Hamilton Architects
9 storeys

Lyric Theatre, Belfast
2008-
Design: O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects
£17.2m
Granted planning permission Apr 2008
4,300sqm – 400-seat theatre; 150-seat studio; rehearsal space
2003 design competition winner

Triplicate – office fit-out
2006
Design: Hackett + Hall
RIBA Awards 2006 – Ulster

Ulster Museum
1930’s
Design: Francis Pym
Brutalist architecture, Grade B+ listed; was due to be redeveloped in 2007 by Hamilton Architects.if(typeof ez_ad_units != ‘undefined’){ez_ad_units.push([[336,280],’e_architect_com-box-4′,’ezslot_5′,112,’0′,’0′])};if(typeof __ez_fad_position != ‘undefined’){__ez_fad_position(‘div-gpt-ad-e_architect_com-box-4-0’)};

University of Ulster Belfast Campus
2009
Design: TODD Architects
University of Ulster Belfast CampusUniversity of Ulster Belfast Campus
picture from architects
University of Ulster Belfast Campus

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