Scott Tallon Walker’s involvement with transport related projects goes back as far as the 1940s with the design and construction of Busáras, Dublin’s central bus station. Busáras, when completed in 1953, was one of the first post World War 2 examples of the International Style in Europe, and was the first large modern building to be constructed in Ireland's capital city. As such, it created a huge impact when completed, attracting attention from all over Europe.
Recent projects include the Air Traffic Control Towers for both Dublin and Cork Airports and the Air Traffic Control Centre at Shannon which controls all air traffic over the Atlantic between North America and Europe. Through working with the client, our practice developed a rigorous and comfortable ergonomic working environment capable of sustaining a busy ATC service operating twenty-four hours a day, year round.
The new headquarters and workshop building for the Commissioners of Irish Lights performs a similar role, allowing the co-ordination and monitoring of all sea-bound vessels around the coast of Ireland and the provision and maintenance of marine aids to navigation.