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.


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).