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CUSTOM HOUSE SQUARE

Facts

A mixed –use urban regeneration development comprising residential, live-work, retail and commercial facilities focused on a new urban square.  

Site area:  
3.09 ha (7.654 acres)

Gross floor area:  
46,366 m² (500,000 ft²)

Density:  
14,968 m²/ha (65,325 ft²/acre)

Residential units:   
588



Features

Development of ‘over the shop’ apartments with main entrances at street level ensures an active street, while residents enjoy private space accessed separately from courtyards

Regeneration of an existing thoroughfare and the creation of a new public space

An integrated mix of residential types achieves social cohesion; physical planning is integrated with the social and economic objectives of the Docklands Development Authority



Awards

Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)
Awards 2003
Planning for Central Areas Category
Winner

Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (RIAI)
Silver Medal for Housing 2000-03
Commended




Custom House Square, IFSC, Dublin