Qualifications : BArch (Hons) University College Dublin 1978, Member Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland 1981, Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects 1981, Fellow of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland 2007, Diploma in Arbitration (UCD) 2012, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution), RIAI Vice-President 2005, Chairman Practice Committee 2009-12, Co-author RIAI Good Practice Guide (GPG), RIAI Designing for Safety 2015.
Brian Kavanagh has more than 35 years of experience in architectural practice with a particular interest in Sustainable Architecture and Adaptive Reuse of existing buildings and how specific design responses influence and generate distinctive and responsible architecture.
Brian has wide experience in the design of complex projects, with particular emphasis on master planning, commercial, educational, and enterprise buildings. By way of example, 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 the award-winning Roebuck University residences, all at UCD, and most recently, the multi-award winning GPO Witness History Interpretive Centre, Dublin. 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.
Brian’s keen eye for quality and detail, at all stages of a project, from concept to installation of finishes, delivers buildings of exceptional architectural quality and serves to guide the wider team at Kavanagh Tuite.
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, Member RIAI Professional Conduct Committee 2013–2014, Chair, Architecture Ireland 2014, RIAI Designing for Safety 2015,
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: 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 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: 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.
Since joining Kavanagh Tuite in 2013, 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.
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: BArch (Hons) Dublin School of Architecture DIT 2011, RIAI Designing for Safety 2017, Professional Diploma in Architectural Practice DIT 2018 Member of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland 2018. BIM / REVIT Essentials 2018.
Prior to joining Kavanagh Tuite Architects, Aoife worked as an Architectural Graduate in the Office of Public Works working on many complex large scale Public Works Projects. Prior to this, she had gained experience working in a number of architectural practices in the UK including Stanford Eatwell and Associates. Aoife is the Architectural Graduate representative on the RIAI Council 2017/2018 and is a member of the RIAI Board of Architectural Education. Since joining Kavanagh Tuite, Aoife has been centrally involved with the design, planning and construction phases of highly serviced data centre buildings for major international clients. Aoife has also completed REVIT training.
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.
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
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.
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.
Qualifications: BA(Arch)/MA(Arch), University Lusiada, Lisbon, Portugal, 2009/2010, MRIAI 2014, Revit Architecture Certified Professional 2016, BIM Essentials 2016.
Clara Tavares graduated from University Lusiada, Lisbon, Portugal in 2010. She became a member of the RIAI in 2014. Clara is qualified in Revit. Clara is central to our BIM delivery large scale data centre projects.
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.
Part 1 Architectural Assistant
Qualifications: BSc Architectural Science, UCD 2018.
Kate Kelly joined Kavanagh Tuite Architects in 2018, as an intern. She will return to UCD in September 2019 to complete her BArch. Kate is working on a range of projects of varying sizes.