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Architects & Historical Figures

06 June 2009

de Blacam, Shane (b.1945)

Shane de Blacam studied at University College Dublin (1963-8) and at the University of Pennsylvania (1969-70). Worked in USA with Chamberlain Powell and Bon before joining Louis I. Kahn for three years, leaving...

06 June 2009

Deane, Sir Thomas Manly (1851-1933)

Eldest son of Sir Thomas Newenham Deane, he studied in London and France before joining his father’s practice in 1878. Their firm T.N Deane & Son won the competition to design the National...

06 June 2009

Deane, Sir Thomas Newenham (1828-1899)

Sir Thomas Newenham Deane (1828-1899) was born in Cork – his father was also a noted architect and educated at Trinity College Dublin. He joined his father’s practice in 1850 and was made...

14 April 2010

Devane, Andrew (1917-2000)

Andrew Devane was born in Limerick and studied architecture at University College Dublin and was awarded the Taliesin Fellowship. Iin 1946 he left Ireland for the United States to study under Frank Lloyd...

24 August 2009

Devey, George (1820-86)

George Devey (1820-1886) was a British architect, born in London, the second son of Frederick and Ann Devey. Devey was educated in London, after leaving school he initially studied art, with an ambition...

26 October 2009

Dollman, Francis Thomas (1812-99)

Francis Thomas Dollman was born in 1812 and articled to Augustus Charles Pugin from 1827 to 1832. He was renowned for his skill as a draughtsman and assisted Pugin with the plates for...

07 June 2009

Douglas, John (1830-1911)

Trained in Lancaster and who set up his practice in Chester. His mother had been born and brought up on the Eaton estate in Cheshire and he went on to design of many...

06 June 2009

Downes, J.V. (1891-1967)

Joseph Vincent Downes studied at University College Dublin and as an apprentice with O’Callaghan & Webb, graduating 1920. Worked in London with Herbert Baker, Robert Atkinson – acting as site architect for the...

06 June 2009

Doyle, Peter (d. 1995)

Studied at University College Dublin and the Illinois Institute of Technology, graduating with a Master’s Degree in Architectural Science in 1965. Worked with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe before returning to Dublin to...