Qualifications : BArch UCD, FRIAI, RIBA, Dipl Arb, FCIArb., CEDR.
Brian Kavanagh is a Director of Kavanagh Tuite, a practice which developed from his previous practice of Kavanagh Architects. Brian has more than 35 years of experience in architectural practice. For the past 20 years Brian has led the development of Kavanagh Tuite into new sectors and roles, and where he guides Kavanagh Tuite’s proud legacy of delivering high quality architectural design.
Brian has for many years been active in the promotion of architecture within the RIAI where he was Vice-President in 2005 and has been a member of the RIAI Practice Committee since 2002, and Chairman 2011-2013.
Brian has extensive experience in the design and delivery of complex and award winning projects, with particular emphasis on master planning, commercial and enterprise developments and in higher education and cultural buildings. By way of example, at the National University of Ireland Dublin, UCD, he has been responsible for the Computer Science building, the University Innovation Centre at Merville House, the adaptive reuse of the former Philips Complex for the School of Civil + Structural Engineering and, most recently, the award-winning Roebuck University residences. Currently Brian is working on a large student residence project for DIT at the Grangegorman campus and a multi-building datacentre project for a leading global technology corporation and the GPO Witness History - Interpretive Exhibition Centre, Dublin.
Brian’s lifelong commitment to high standards in architectural design is rooted not just in his design of buildings, but more especially in upholding the ethos and standards for which Kavanagh Tuite are well known.
Qualifications : BArch UCD, FRIAI, RIBA, Dip ProjMan TCD,
Liam Tuite is an architect and design team leader with wide experience in the areas of hotel, health, educational, industrial and retail design, conservation and master planning.
A former Vice-President of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland and Chair of Architecture Ireland, Ireland’s premier architecture publication, he also chaired the RIAI annual conferences in 2015 and 2016. A regularly invited lecturer, as a respected practitioner, on issues of project control and professional development at post-graduate level at the RIAI and University College Dublin, he has also lectured on those topics in London and Moscow, has acted as an advisor / assessor to both Trinity College Dublin and Dublin City University and has chaired the RIAI Awards Jury on two occasions. In 2016 he was elected by the membership of the RIAI to the statutory Professional Conduct Committee which oversees professional and ethical standards of all registered architects in Ireland
Current and recent projects under his control include a major development of The Merrion Hotel, Dublin’s leading five star city centre hotel, incorporating residences, a new restaurant and retail space on a prominent city centre site, due for completion 2017. The redevelopment of the former Richmond Hospital as an education centre for the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is also due for completion 2017, and two LEED-CS GOLD Advance Technology Buildings in Athlone and Waterford for the Industrial Development authority were recently completed.
Liam previously led the design of a range of projects providing accommodation for government departments and agencies including the offices of the Chief State Solicitor, a number of high technology banking projects for Allied Irish Banks, as well as residential development, large scale retail projects, and new commercial office buildings.
Adaptive re-use, extension and conservation of Protected Structures at various scales is a particular interest. In addition to The Merrion Hotel and The Richmond Hospital, these have included work at Garda Headquarters in the Phoenix Park and designs for the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre and for four of the historic Park lodges.
Qualifications : BArch UCD, MRIAI, MSc (Design), RIAI Conservation Architect (Grade 3).
Joy Kearns joined Kavanagh Tuite in 2005 and was appointed an Associate in 2013. Joy specialises in complex and bespoke buildings and has worked on the competition winning design for a large mixed use development in South Dublin, the EPA Headquarters at Johnstown Castle, the award-winning Roebuck Castle student residence at UCD Belfield and GPO Witness History Exhibition Centre among others.
Qualifications: Dip.Arch.Tech, Dip ProjMan Trinity, MSc. Architecture AEES, Cert Safety Management in Construction (CIF), Institute of Occupational Safety & Health, ASSOC, RIAI Designing for Safety, RIAI Tech.
Joe O'Neill was appointed an Associate of Kavanagh Tuite in 2002. While qualified as an Architectural Technologist & Project Manager, he also holds qualifications in Health & Safety, is an Affiliate Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health and holds the Cert in Managing Safely in Construction.
Qualifications : AA Dipl, MRIAI, Registered UK ARB Part 2, RIAI Accreditation in Conservation at Grade lll, RIAI Accreditation as Project Supervisor Design Process (PSDP), Certified Passivhaus Designer.
Fernando was appointed an Associate at Kavanagh Tuite in 2016 having joined us in 2014. Fernando has particular interest in the areas of sustainable design and conservation. Fernando is part of our BIM implementation team and is also managing delivery of our construction quality policy.
Qualifications: B.Arch Sc DIT, MRIAI, RIAI/KT In House Health & Safety.
Stephen Moylan joined Kavanagh Tuite in 2013 and was appointed an Associate in 2016. Since joining he has worked on a variety of large commercial, and industrial projects including Pallas Foods and several complex datacentre developments. He is skilled in project management and has a particular interest in BIM and its implementation.
Qualifications: MA Architecture Trinity College Dublin, B.Arch Sc Trinity College, Dip Arch DIT, MRIAI, RIAI/KT In House Health and Safety.
Fergal Ryan joined Kavanagh Tuite as a Senior Architect in 2014. He has been notably involved with the multi award winning GPO Witness History and associated conservation and restoration works. He is currently involved in projects at the Grangegorman DIT Campus.
Qualifications: BSc. (Ord) ArchTech, FETAC Level 5 Architectural Design, Revit Architecture Certified Professional, KT In-house Health & Safety
Qualifications: RIAI (Tech), RIAI/KT In-House Health & Safety
Qualifications: BArch, MRIAI
Qualifications: BSc (Hons) ArchTech
Qualifications: B.A. Trinity College Dublin, BArch University College Dublin, MRIAI, RIAI Conservation Architect (Grade 3), Revit Architecture Certified Professional.
Qualifications: MArch, MRIAI