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Entry to RIAI Competition for Dublin City University New Entrance

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Entry to RIAI Competition for Dublin City University New Entrance





Project Description

Aligned to either side of the Central Campus Avenue Axis at the main Entrance from Collins Avenue, a Concave Wall and Convex Arch are placed, derived initially from one solid form similar to the provision of education to a Student from a Teacher and University. Due to the confined nature of access from the right due to the Location of the Nursing Building, a Convex Arch is placed- pedestrians pass beneath this Arch receiving a sense of arrival. Due to the revised Road Layout discussed further in this report, a widening of the opening is possible to the left where an emplacing Concave wall is positioned. This subsequently widens further to form a new Plaza Area for Seating, Meeting, Eating, Performance and Sculpture Installations- adding to the existing Public areas of the Campus, which provides a renewed purpose for the Entrance area in addition to Vehicular circulation. Both of Curved Feature the hei…