A new mixed use quarter in an elegant Victorian suburb of Dublin, the scheme for the 7 acre site consists of 568 spacious apartments, situated on Lansdowne Road close to the Aviva stadium.
90% of the units are designed as dual aspect units with generous terraces and winter-gardens. Supporting uses include a medical clinic, a creche, a 135 bedroom hotel with a leisure centre, and 6,000m2 of retail space, bars and restaurants.
The development of the D4 site, will reinstate the important civic route along Lansdowne Road to the Aviva Stadium, a route which will be further enhanced with linkages to a new pedestrian precinct along the western and southern edges the site. This route will be defined by 5 pavilion buildings arranged as a series of sentinels. These pavilion buildings are enhanced by the mature stands of trees and railings along Lansdowne Road and create a modulated edge treatment in response to the handsome existing Victorian villas on the opposite side of the road.
A series of more intimate private gardens define the private residential realm and a necklace of public squares create a distinctive sense of place in this new neighbourhood. The existing trees, a remnant from the Trinity Botanic gardens, are integrated into the overall landscape and create a link with a raised courtyard garden at the heart of the apartment buildings.