2003                  U2 DOCKLANDS TOWER COMPETITION, DUBLIN, IRELAND

An open international competition was held for the design of a mixed-use high-rise tower in the Dublin Docklands. The program called for residential and commercial uses, as well as for an allotted space for a studio for the band U2 on the two top floors.

The dynamic shapes of intertwined leaning towers and a floating base address the iconic location of the building at the entrance to the docks. Hanging gardens serve the residential and commercial uses and provide greenery and fresh air.

building use: mixed-use tower, office, residential, music recording studio 
project scope:    18-story high-rise, architecture
schedule:  competition submitted 2003
construction cost:         N/A