Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

German electrical engineering company, who designed the Ardnacrusha dam and hydro-electric power station on the River Shannon in Co. Clare, 1925-1929.  The director of the company's building department was the distinguished architect Hans Hertlein (1881-1963), but  the architect and engineer who was most directly involved in the Ardnacrusha scheme in 1928, when the design of the roof was under discussion, was named Dohme.(1) Siemens-Schuckert also proposed two electricity transformer stations for Dublin and Cork, which were not executed.



References

Information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from Paul Larmour, Free State Architecture:  Modern Movement architecture in Ireland, 1922-1949 (Kinsale: Gandon Editions, 2009), 13-17(illus.).

(1) Information from research in progress (2010) by Sorcha O'Brien  into the Shannon Power Development Scheme (National Archives, SS 495 Shannon Power Development (1928) Power House Design: Architectural and Buildings).