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Book TitleMore than concrete blocks : Dublin city's twentieth-century buildings and their stories : 1940-72
Chapter TitleCase study : American Embassy : Ballsbridge : Dublin 4 : 1964
Chapter AuthorO'Toole, Shane
Book EditorRowley, Ellen
PublisherDublin City Council ; University College Dublin ; Four Courts Press
Contentphotos, text
Note(s)This circular embassy building was internationally acknowledged as advancing global knowledge of precast concrete structures. The drawbridge-like entry and the rock lined moat links the building thematically to early Irish monuments.
Subject(s)embassy buildings ; architectural history ; cylindrical buildings ; landmark buildings ; security ; Modernism ; Modern Movement ; 20th century ; precast concrete ; history ; moats ; security
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