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Senior Common Rooms & Loos Bar

Senior Common Rooms & Loos Bar

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Saturday 13 October

Originally designed by Richard Castle, the building was rebuilt in the 1760s. However, on two separate occasions, the vaults collapsed and it was eventually replaced by Hugh Darley’s building that we see today. It was severely damaged by a fire and restored by de Blacam and Meagher architects in 1984. The award winning design includes a clever replica of the famous American Bar by Adolf Loos.

Places on this tour will be distributed using a lottery, which has now closed.

Designed by: Hugh Darley/de Blacam and Meagher Architects
Building Date: 1760/1984

Booking Lottery

Places on this tour will be distributed using a lottery, which has now closed. Winners will be notified of their tour details ahead of the Open House Dublin weekend. Most of the Open House Dublin tours are operated on a First Come, First Served basis. So if you missed out on this lottery, make sure to check out the rest of the programme!

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Open House Dublin is presented by the Irish Architecture Foundation (IAF): a non-profit arts organisation that communicates the value of architecture.

The IAF presents Open House Dublin each year as just one part of a rich and unique offering. Our year-round programme includes exhibitions, talks, film screenings, symposia, competitions, publications, school and community workshops. You can help to secure our future by becoming an IAF member, or simply by donating directly.

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Members enjoy perks which include: beating the OHD queues, private tours, partner discounts; and limited-edition IAF publications and prints. Architects can also claim structured CPD at all IAF events.