Castleknock Retail Development Castleknock, Dublin 15 Client: Lidl Ireland GmbH Services: Masterplanning, shell & core, fit out

Seamlessly integrating civic amenities with a residential development.

MCA were appointed project architects for this mixed-use development based in the village of Castleknock. The scheme includes retail units, cafe, supermarket, medical centre and residential apartments. The development is centred around a new civic space for the local community.

The Lidl store building is a balanced contemporary composition of curtain walling, brise soleil, brick, granite stone and Alucobond modular cladding. The language of the building is intended to be civic in nature, appropriate to the new Square. Signage is limited and restrained. The shop fronts are small in scale and have integrated canopies which enhance engagement with the street. 

In addition to creating a mixed use development which has evolved from its surrounding context, the scheme has been designed to engage with the Village. It allows for permeability and movement and gives an improved urban presence allowing connection through to the new square. It is the focal point of the scheme, enhancing the permeability of this community driven design and a welcomed contribution to the Village.

3232 016D Small DonalMurphyPhoto3232 038D Small DonalMurphyPhoto3232 003D Small DonalMurphyPhoto3232 041D Small DonalMurphyPhoto

More from Retail