Qualifications : BArch University College Dublin 1978, Member Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland 1981, Member Royal Institute of British Architects 1981, Post-Graduate Diploma in Project Management, TCD 1983, Fellow of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland 2003, RIAI Vice-President 2003,RIAI Designing for Safety 2015, Member RIAI Professional Conduct Committee 2013–2014, Chair, Architecture Ireland 2014-2016, Chair, Architecture and Public Affairs Committee 2016 - Present
Liam Tuite is a former Vice-President of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland and former Chair of Architecture Ireland, Ireland’s premier architecture publication, he has chaired the RIAI annual conferences in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. He currently chairs the Architecture and Public Affairs Committee. 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 adviser / assessor to both Trinity College Dublin and Dublin City University and has chaired the RIAI Awards Jury on two occasions. He is on the statutory Professional Conduct Committee, since being elected in 2016 by the membership of the RIAI, which oversees professional and ethical standards of all registered architects in Ireland.
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, completed in 2017. The redevelopment of the former Richmond Hospital as an education centre for the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, also completed in 2017. 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: Dip. Arch. Tech (Merit) DIT 1995, Post Graduate Diploma Project Management, Trinity College Dublin 1999, MSc Architecture – Advanced Environmental Energy Studies, 2012 , Certificate for Managing Safety in Construction (CIF) 2002-15 , Institute of Occupational Safety & Health - Member 2002, Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists - Assoc Member 2004, RIAI Designing for Safety 2015, RIAI Tech 2015.
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: BArch Sc Trinity College Dublin, 1988. Dip Arch, DIT, Bolton Street, 1988, Member Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland 2016, RIAI Designing for Safety 2015.
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: BArch Sc Trinity College Dublin 1996, Dip Arch DIT 1996, Member of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland 2002, MA Architecture Trinity College Dublin 2011, H.Cert Business Internationalisation (WIT) 2012, H.Cert Digital Post Production (DKIT) 2013, RIAI Designing for Safety 2015, Mini MBA (IMI) 2016, RIAI Architect Accredited in Conservation Grade 3 2017.
Fergal Ryan has over 22 years of professional architectural experience and having worked at Scott Tallon Walker Architects he joined Kavanagh Tuite as a Senior Architect in 2014. Fergal has worked on a wide range of projects of various scales including multi-unit student housing for Grangegorman Development Agency. He has been principally involved in the award winning GPO Witness History. He oversaw the courtyard facades, conservation and restoration works in advance of the 1916 100th anniversary commemoration while parallel advancing the bespoke design and delivery of An Post’s GPO Witness History.
He presently co-ordinates the design and timely delivery of numerous projects across the office holding key knowledge from master-planning to detailed design. He also centrally contributes to office resourcing, recruiting and all other key elements of practice management.
Qualifications: RIAI (Tech) 2008, CPD Professional Energy Skills nZEB 2016 DIT, PGradDip (Fire) 2018 TCD.
Beth Gribben has over 20 years experience in architectural practice and her professional experience includes a wide range of development types from residential to large scale commercial and industrial.
Beth was a director at Clearline from 2006 to 2012, working for several prominent architectural practices, and responsible for the preparation of planning, tender and construction packages. Beth has also worked at Scott Tallon Walker Architects and Stephen Newell Architects.
After joining Kavanagh Tuite in 2013, Beth was appointed an Associate in 2018. Beth has been a key team member on a number of important projects, including the new GPO Witness History, Eircom and large multi-site multi-building data centre projects. In 2016 Beth completed a Level 9 Post Graduate CPD certificate in ‘Professional Energy Skills in nZEB’, focusing on retrofit of existing residential buildings towards near zero energy building performance. Beth recently completed the Fire Safety in Practice Post Graduate Diploma in Trinity College Dublin.
Kerry provides administrative support to the director, associates and project architects. She is responsible for the supervision of the administrative team and the smooth running of the office.
Part II Architect
Qualifications: BArch University of Lincoln 2011, BA(Hons) in Architecture University of Lincoln 2007, FETAC Architecture and Design, Colaiste Dhulaigh 2003, BIM/Revit Essentials 2016.
Alan Hutchinson is a graduate from University of Lincoln where he achieved a BArch in 2011. Prior to joining Kavanagh Tuite Alan worked for DDA Architects and Gareth Brennan Architects on a variety of projects.
Alan has been working on the design, planning and construction phases of a several large data centre projects. He is central in the day to day running of UCD Nova.
BIM Co-Ordinator / Architectural Technologist
Qualifications: BSc (Hons) ArchTech DIT 2015, Revit Architecture Certified Professional 2015, Msc in Applied Building Information Modelling & Management - 2016 - January 2019. Achieved first place in Msc. aBIMM Multidisciplinary Collaboration Project 2018.
Sarah MacLoughlin joined Kavanagh Tuite having qualified from DIT in 2015 with honours in Architectural Technology.
Sarah received second place PHAI student design charrette (2014) and also received second year participation award (2013).
At Kavanagh Tuite Sarah is part of a design team involved in planning, tender and construction phases of a large multi-site, multi-building, data centre project and projects at Dublin Airport.
Sarah is involved in internal BIM skill bench marking and contributes to the BIM Implementation Working Group.
Qualifications: Msc in Applied Building Information Modelling & Management 2014 - January 2018. Post Graduate Diploma in Collaborative BIM 2016 BA (Hons) Fine Art 2006. BTech Construction Technology (1st Class Honours) DIT 2013. Bachelor of Art in Fine Art with First Class Honours 2006. NCVA Level 2 Certificate in Art Foundation 2001.
Keith McCann joined Kavanagh Tuite Architects in 2017. He is an Architectural Technician with 10 years experience within Dublin. Keith completed a BA in Fine Art. He began his Architectural career in 2007 as an AutoCAD Technician and has since completed a degree in Construction Technology where he received numerous student awards. He is experienced in the use of a Federated Model within a Common Data Environment. His ability to combine construction technology with highly developed modelling skills has contributed greatly to our team. Prior to joining Kavanagh Tuite he worked in a similar role on a range of projects including commercial, educational, healthcare, industrial, infrastructure, institutional and residential developments.
Part II Architect
Qualifications : BArch, DIT 2014
Natalie Scanlon joined Kavanagh Tuite Architects in 2017. Natalie is a graduate from DIT and achieved a BA (Hons) Architecture degree. Since leaving college Natalie has worked on a range of small and large scale projects at Coady Architects. Prior to that Natalie worked as an Intern for Arthur Gibney & Partners Architecture. Natalie also has experience working in the art department as a trainee art director and assistant production designer on film sets.
Qualifications : MA (Hons) Archtitectural Design University of Edinburgh 1998, BArch University of Edinburgh 2000, Member Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland 2003, Royal Institute of British Architects 2008, RIAI Architect Accredited in Conservation Grade 3 2009
Gerald has worked as a Project Architect on a variety of projects including refurbishments, residential schemes and large scale commercial designs. He has worked in a number of practices including the Office of Public Works and EMD Architects. Since joining Kavanagh Tuite, Gerald has been centrally involved in the design, planning and construction phases of large data centre buildings on a Dublin campus for a major international client.
Part II Architect / LEED AP
Qualifications: M.Arch Silesian University of Technology Gliwice Poland 2005, Postgraduate Studies of Monument Conservation in Architecture Silesian University of Technology Gliwice Poland 2007, LEED Certification - USGBC 2018
Agnieszka has worked on a variety of projects including educational, residential and commercial/hospitality buildings. Agnieszka was based in Boston, USA for a number of years where she worked at PIATT Associates and Stegman+Associates.
Since joining Kavanagh Tuite, Agnieszka has worked on a variety of small works projects and highly serviced semi-industrial buildings for a major international client.
Senior Site Architect
Qualifications : MRIAI, Dip. Arch. Tech.
RIAI Conservation Architect (Grade 3)
Jim was Resident Architect for the Merrion Hotel. He presently has an oversight role across our multiple data centre projects.
Irene manages the office reception along with providing administrative support to the entire team. Irene also assists our office manager with the smooth day to day running of the office.
Qualifications: BComm University College Dublin, MAcc UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, FCA Chartered Accountants Ireland.
Katie joined Kavanagh Tuite in 2017. Katie has over 12 years’ experience having held a number of senior finance positions across differing business sectors. In her current role she supports the Kavanagh Tuite Management Team across all key areas of the practice’s finances with particular focus on project finance management.
Qualifications: BArch (Distinction) University of Dundee 2011, MArch (Distinction) University of Dundee 2014, Member Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland 2018.
Emily joined Kavanagh Tuite in 2018. Emily is a graduate from University of Dundee and achieved a distinction in both of her degrees. Since leaving college, Emily has worked in firms in a number of cities including; Berlin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Dublin. Before joining us Emily worked for MDO Architects on a variety of large scale residential, commercial, hotel and conservation projects.
Since joining Kavanagh Tuite, Emily has been working on a feasibility study for a new sports club facility and a highly serviced semi-industrial buildings for a major international client.
Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Architecture Scott Sutherland School, Robert Gordon University 2008, MArch Scott Sutherland School, Robert Gordon University 2011, Professional Diploma in Architectural Practice (Distinction) DIT 2018.
John joined Kavanagh Tuite in 2018. John is a graduate from the Scott Sutherland School at the Robert Gordon University Scotland. Before joining us, John has spent the majority of his career working with the Office of Public Works Architectural Services.
Since joining Kavanagh Tuite, John has been centrally involved in the design, planning and construction phases of large data centre buildings on a Dublin campus for a major international client.
Part II Architect
Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology Waterford Institute of Technology 2011, BSc (Hons) Architecture WIT 2014, BArch (Hons) DIT 2016.
Robert joined Kavanagh Tuite in 2018. Robert completed his studies in Dublin Institute of Technology. Before joining us, Robert worked for Arthur Gibney & Partners on a variety of projects from educational and hospitality to industrial and retail.
Since joining Kavanagh Tuite, Robert has worked on a variety of small works projects and highly serviced semi-industrial buildings for a major international client.
Part I Architectural Intern
Qualifications: BSc Architectural Science, UCD 2017.
Hugh recently joined Kavanagh Tuite Architects in 2019 as an intern. He is broadening his experience on a range of projects of varying scale and type. He will be returning to UCD in September to complete his MArch.