The Albany House in Dublin: Modern Home

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The Albany House in Dublin

Residential Modern Development in Ireland: Family Home design by RKD Architecture

16 Mar 2018

The Albany House, Dublin

Architects: RKD Architecture

The Albany House

The Albany House in Dublin

In the front lawn of a Regency villa, the new home is a modernist pavilion, re-interpreting the seaside villa. Visually distinct, utilising an eclectic mix of materials and interventions to navigate its spectacular aspect, the design is deferential to its surrogate neighbour.

The Albany House in Dublin

The Albany House in Dublin

Recessed to one corner of the site, the existing residence retains views through the site and Howth beyond, while the new structure frames new vistas across Dublin Bay.

The Albany House in Dublin design by RKD Architecture

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The site has been considerably lowered, forming a garden of seclusion and privacy, accessible from all bedrooms. The upper level is transparent, open plan and sub-divisible, continually retaining a visual relationship to the sea.

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A reinforced concrete frame frees the façade, crafted from a seamless ribbon of glass across main upper floor elevations, floating above a ground floor plinth reminiscent of the seawall and evokes the Martello towers along the coastline.

Dublin property design by RKD Architecture The Albany House in Dublin

Irish property design by RKD Architecture The Albany House in Dublin

Our client was determined to have a home that would be modern and timeless, yet sympathetic to its context, the first new buildings along the Monkstown promenade in 150 years. The building is a seamless amalgamation of natural materials and craftsmanship, modern amenities and renewable technologies.

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The Albany House in Dublin

The Albany House in Dublin

The Albany House, Dublin – Building Information

Project size: 455 sqm
Completion date: 2017
Building levels: 2
Architects: RKD Architects
Structural: Eireng Consulting Engineers
Quantity Surveyor: KMCS Cost Consultants
M&E Engineers: Ramsay Cox & Associates
Contractor: Halton Construction

The Albany House in Dublin

The Albany House in Dublin

Photography: Ste Murray

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