Twitter Facebook Vimeo Youtube Google Plus Pinterest Tumblr

Irish architects

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

Tom de Paor (b.1968)

Tom de Paor studied at the Dublin Institute of Technology and University College Dublin, graduating 1991. Has practised privately since 1991, often working collaboratively with other architects and artists, including Emma O’Neill, Dominic...

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...

06 June 2009

Darley, Hugh (1701-1771)

Another member of the Darley family who owned the Ardbraccan and Golden Hill quarries, Hugh Darley was also associated with Trinity College. He was the architect of the Dining Hall and supervised the...

06 June 2009

Darley, Frederick (1798-1872)

From a prominent family of whom several were architects and who owned a quarry in Meath that supplied stone to many important buildings around Leinster. Darley’s most important works are the Merchant’s Hall...

06 June 2009

Cullen, T.J. (1880-1947)

Thomas Joseph Cullen was pprenticed to Ashlin and Coleman in Dublin before practising privately from 1908 onwards. He worked on several projects in Dublin for Matthew J. McCabe in the early years of...

06 June 2009

Thomas Cooley (1740-1784)

Cooley settled in Dublin after winning first prize in a competition organised by the city to build a Royal Exchange. This was built and later became City Hall. It is believed that he...