Declan Scullion Architects | Dublin
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Tairseach - A Writers Retreat

This competition proposal, to be situated in a forest in Co Donegal was a silver ingot, both discernable and invisible. The writer occupant is camouflaged in a mirrored enclosure, their presence only revealed by opening the single door which presents the visitor with a stair leading to a solitary writers desk. Internally, fragrant red-stained rough sawn fir planks create an acoustically sealed lining akin to the inside of an instrument case.

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 The enclosure is clad in polished stainless steel on all sides, wide enough only for a single occupant to close a door, climb a stair, and write

The enclosure is clad in polished stainless steel on all sides, wide enough only for a single occupant to close a door, climb a stair, and write

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 Highly Commended / Ards Artscape Donegal Architectural Competition

Highly Commended / Ards Artscape Donegal Architectural Competition