People

At Reddy Architecture + Urbanism we see ourselves as problem-solvers and curators of design, seeking out the right solution to each and every challenge. We approach each project with a clear ambition to improve the way people experience their lives. Our highly qualified team brings a wealth of expertise to every project in every sector, always working collaboratively to produce great work within the public environment.

We have a diverse and ambitious group of colleagues who work collaboratively across their teams and offices. We are proud of our team and work hard to nurture people in their careers. Our team stays with us and often grows within the firm to develop into well rounded architects with a high standing in their workplace and with our clients.

Reddy Architecture + Urbanism have a growing number of offices and each office is made up of a close knit group of people working together to provide our clients with quality design, exemplified by our awards. We mentor our team members and support them through their professional exams and celebrate their achievements. Many of our team stay with us for the long term and we reward this loyalty.

Working nationally and internationally means that we work across offices and this has brought us together. Tony Reddy leads by example working closely with each office and being part of the team. This is recognised and results in a collegiate culture of design. Our design reviews are open and welcoming and this allows all members to be a part of the design process.

  • Tony Reddy

    AoU, B Arch, FRIAI, RIBA, FRSA, Dip Proj Man, MAPM, Dip Arb, FCI Arb

    Chairman, Architect, Project Manager, Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Conciliator, Mediator

    In his early career, Tony Reddy gained wide experience with Paul Rudolph (New York) & Roche Dinkeloo & Associates (Hamden, Connecticut), Murray & Murray (Ottawa & Dublin), Stephenson Associates and Hope Cuffe & Associates (Dublin).

    In 1982, he commenced with Maurice Fitzgerald as Fitzgerald Reddy Associates (now Reddy Architecture + Urbanism).

    Through his work as a principal of the firm, he has gained wide recognition as an influential architect and urbanist. His firm’s work embraces the design of furniture, interiors, a wide range of building typologies and urban design.

    His firm’s ability to bring together and lead multi-disciplinary teams appropriate to a budget, coupled with a strong design focus and clear understanding of how people and places interact, has resulted in a wide range of commissions and projects which have contributed to contemporary architecture and the built environment.

    Among his firm’s key projects are the Eircom Building, Temple Bar West End, Custom House Square (IFSC) and Heuston South Quarter.

    He is a former President of the RIAI (2004-2005) and a former Joint Chairman of the Sustainable Housing and Communities Committee. He is also a founding Director of The Academy of Urbanism and The Urban Forum both of which promote the importance of quality urbanism in achieving sustainable towns and cities.

  • Rob Keane

    B Arch, MRIAI, PSDP

    Managing Director

    A University College Dublin graduate, Rob qualified in 1995 with a Bachelor degree in Architecture. Before qualifying, Rob spent a year with Spielmann Architects in Paris working on infrastructural projects such as the pedestrian bridge at Perigeaux and the Mairie de Santon acoustic wall at Fontaine Bleux.

    After qualifying Rob worked with Fingal County Council in 1995 on fit out projects for the Department of Education and the Department of Finance. In Berlin from 1995 to 1998 Rob worked with Schumeyer Architects on educational and healthcare facilities such as Charlottenberg Jewish School and Extension to the Paediatric Hospital in Wedding.

    With Reddy Architecture + Urbanism since 1998, Rob directs the practice’s master planning and urban design projects and he has been a involved on the masterplans for NUI Galway and for DCU. Rob’s development of the masterplan and delivery of the University College Dublins major plans for over 3000 Student residences as well as the ancillary facilities is key to the practices student housing capabilities.

    Under Rob’s direction, Reddy Architecture + Urbanism won the Dublin City Council PPP project in 2007 for O’Devaney Gardens Regeneration, the Novell Headquarters Competition in 2006 and the NUI Galway Research Bundle in 2008.

    Rob is a qualified Project Supervisor Design Process since 2010.

    Rob is the Group Managing Director and alongside the key roles in the masterplanning team is the director in charge of the Interior design team.

  • David McDowell

    BArch, MArch, M.Sc, RIBA, ARB

    Director, Architect

    David has over 20 years post graduation experience on a wide range of projects in 22 countries around the world as an architect. He has a proven combination of excellence in design together with a track record in the delivery of projects. His project experience ranges from large scale mixed use developments through to public buildings and individual houses. Each has been approached with a rigorous attention to detail resulting in many award winning projects with the companies he has worked with, or awards won in his own right which include an RIBA European Award and a commendation in the AR+d Awards for emerging architects around the world.

    David began his professional career in architecture with Foster and Partners in London working on projects in Europe and the USA. This was followed by a period of time in Hong Kong with HB Design before returning to London to work with Grimshaw and Partners on the masterplanning of Paddington Station and the design of the new Rolls Royce Motor Car assembly facility in Chichester. David returned to Ireland in 2002 firstly as a Director of a Dublin based architectural practice before moving to their London office and subsequently establishing their Abu Dhabi and Kazakhstan offices. David led many of the practices most prestigious projects such as the 5* Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, The Royal Pavilion air terminal in Jordan and the 80 floor Abu Dhabi Plaza Tower in Astana, Kazakhstan. In 2013 David joined the studio of Zaha Hadid in London as Head of Project Delivery before returning to Dublin again in 2016 to join Reddy Architecture + Urbanism as a Director in their Dublin office leading on a number of high end Masterplans including Finngal and Newmarket and is currently designing and delivering over 50,000m of commercial offices between projects at Arkle Road, Burton Hall road and Newmarket.

    David graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a first class honours degree while also winning the City of Edinburgh Medal for Civic Design in the same year. As well as being a UK qualified and registered Architect David has also undertaken a post graduate degree in Construction Management (Project Management) in recognition of the need for architectural leadership on large and complex design projects. David became a registered architect in Ireland in 2019.

  • Alan Larkin

    RIAI

    Associate Director

    Alan has worked internationally and within Ireland, as a project architect on a number of prestigious projects, including Commercial Office Development, Mixed Use, Retail, Residential, Healthcare, Second and Third Level Education, Hospitality, industrial, Master planning, and Industrial. Having worked at senior management level over the last 11 years, he brings a wide ranging expertise and proven value to the projects he has been involved with.

    Since joining the practice in 2013, Alan has been a key member in the delivery of a number of projects including Emerald Housing Scheme, St Finians School Extension and the National Primary Care Centre – PPP projects.

  • Alka Setty

    Architect (B.Arch)

    Associate

    Alka graduated with a First-class Honours degree and has over 18 years of international experience in Architecture and Interior Design projects. After qualifying she delivered projects across a mix of public and private sectors of various sizes including Commercial Office Fitouts, Hospitality, Healthcare and Press Buildings.

    As an Associate her skills lie in communicating with multi layered Corporate Client structures, co-ordinating Design Teams with Contractors in complex structures to deliver exceptional designs and services. She delivers projects on time and on budget providing quality design information and processes.  She brings strong graphic ability to her designs and has been instrumental in a number of successful bids and competitions.

    Alka has delivered for a number of highly demanding and varying projects including Eircom at Heuston South Quarter, OPW and Mongo DB. Through Alka’s diligence and attention to detail Reddy A+U has successfully had a number of prestigious long term repeat clients including  Deloittes and the University College Dublin.

    Alka has won awards for various projects both nationally and internationally and pushes the design quality of the firm leading our interiors teams from concept to completion

  • Mike Freaney

    B.Arch MRIAI

    Architect, Director

    Mike has worked on high quality design projects both in Ireland and abroad and has a varied portfolio of projects over 22 years working as an architect. Mike has won numerous architectural awards for consistently high quality design for these projects such as Opus Building of the Year, RIAI Regional awards and Building and Design awards. During these years Mike has led teams and acted as lead co-ordinator of multi-disciplinary teams on numerous complex projects through all stages of design to completion under traditional, design and build and PPP contracts.

    Since joining Reddy Architecture in 2015 Mike has lead teams on projects of ranging scale and complexity with the focus on commercial, residential and Residential Care facilities for the aged. Prior to this Mike worked in Gilroy McMahon as an associate partner for over 11 years and at Mullarkey Pedersen Grade 1 Conservation architects. At GMcM Mike built a wide range of commercial projects and has extensive design experience for the workplace and complex urban sites and was part of the team that won two RIAI Gold Medals.

    Michael graduated from University College Dublin with an honours degree and as well as being a RIAI registered Architect since 2001 Michael has also post-graduate Diplomas in Project Management, Marketing and Design Innovation from DCU.

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  • Des O’Donnell

    Dip. Arch Tech

    Technical Director

    Des is Technical Director for the Group and leads the technical process and productivity of the office. He has considerable experience in all aspects of architectural design, project and team management on projects across a range of sectors that include retail, residential, office, education and mixed-use. Des joined the practice in 2000 and has become a fundamental part of the Reddy team.

    He has worked on a number of the most notable works including renovation and extension to the offices of Google Dublin, Communications Workers’ Union, Mixed Use Development at Trinity Street Wexford, Adamstown Post Primary School and MacDonagh Junction Kilkenny a rejuvenation project with new-build and conservation based refurbishment works comprising shopping centre, apartments, restaurants, offices and leisure units. He has also been deeply involved in the delivery of the prestigious residential buildings at Embassy Gardens in London.

    Des specialises in technical aspects of building design. Des also previously specialised in 3d visualizations some of which were published such as Irish Pavilion for Expo 2000 published in The Architectural Review Magazine.

    As our group Technical Director he is leading a team of specialist technologists and technicians and supervises the office detail output including the specifications and undertakes monthly reviews in all offices to maintain a consistent quality of delivery in all aspects of our services.

  • Michael Connolly

    Architectural Technologist

    Michael Connolly joined Reddy A+U in 2012 as lead Architectural Technologist working on large mixed-use developments in Ireland and the UK. Michael’s strengths lie in his management of multidisciplinary teams and the production of tender and construction information.

    Having studied both in Waterford Institute of Technology and in Denmark, Michael started his career as a BIM specialist in Chisholm Byrne Architects and has more than eight years experience of BIM utilisation. He is a fundamental part of our BIM strategy and his in-depth knowledge of the subject makes him a valued team member. He has also graduated with an Honours Master’s Degree in Applied BIM management with an in-depth knowledge of data input and management across a broad network of multidisciplinary professions. Michael was previously a highly qualified Carpenter with many years site experience which has brought another skillset to help Reddy A+U.

    Michael has been continuously involved in the production of planning, tender and construction information through the years and has an exceptional portfolio of projects in residential, commercial and educational sectors. He has extensive experience in the role of Architectural Technologist and is fully aware of this role and its responsibilities both to the Contractor and Client.

    Working closely with Des O’Donnell, the group’s Technical Director, Michael has completed exemplar high-end residential developments such as Embassy Gardens in London. This development features the world first sky pool, creating a link at level ten between two twenty-three storey residential buildings. Michael has had a key role in coordinated design and detailing for both the pool and the buildings.

  • Simona Ceponkute

  • Matthew Gillen

  • Rory Murphy

    DipArch, BArch, SC FRIAI

    Associate Director, Architect

    Rory Murphy is an Associate Director at Reddy Architecture + Urbanism. He was educated in Blackrock College and the School of Architecture in Dublin Institute of Technology graduating in 1988. In his early career he worked with Denys Lasdun in London and Jean Nouvel in Paris before returning to Ireland. Over a 30 year career Rory has worked at the highest level in the construction industry in Ireland, the Middle East and the Caribbean on a wide range of award-winning and prestigious projects in the retail, commercial, residential and hospitality sectors as well as completing numerous private commissions.

    Rory is a fellow of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland since 2016 and is an accredited Conservation Architect (RIAI Grade III). Rory has also been a Studio Lecturer in Architecture at the School of Architecture at DIT Bolton Street, an assessor of the RIAI Travelling Scholarship and is a previous Treasurer of the Architectural Association of Ireland (AAI).

  • Marcus McGuire

  • Elaine McHugh

  • Alan Orman

    B.Arch, MRIAI

    Architect, Associate

    Alan joined Reddy Architecture + Urbanism as an Associate in January 2018. He currently leads a team focusing on the Healthcare sector.

    Alan has over 26 years of experience. Before joining Reddy A+U, Alan was employed in Abu Dhabi working for the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company on several landmark healthcare projects from the End User Project Management side. Prior to his eight years in the UAE, Alan worked for ten years as an Architect in Ireland as Project Architect and then Associate with the Traynor O’Toole Partnership where he was primarily involved in Healthcare Projects such as the Beacon Hospital in Sandyford, from inception to completion, and the Vista Primary Care Campus in Naas, from detailed design and through construction stages. Alan also oversaw many complex Healthcare projects in the private sector through varying stages of design and development.

    Alan completed his Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Natal, South Africa in 1988 and registered with the South African Council of Architects. He moved to Ireland in 2000 and completed registration as an Architect with the RIAI in 2002.

  • Eunan Byrne

    BA (Hons), Ma PDP, IDI

    Head of Interiors

    Eunan leads the Interiors team alongside Rob Keane managing more than 10 Interior Architects and Designers between Dublin and London and other offices of the Reddy A+U group. He brings extensive experience within the Commercial, Hospitality and Retail sectors having delivered a wide range of projects from 50sqm up to 75,000sqm.

    Eunan has designed and managed major works in both Dublin and London and has been responsible for a large number of hospitality projects which have won numerous awards. In London he has been responsible for delivering some of the most prestigious projects includes sections of the Battersea Powerstation, and at Chelsea Barracks for Qatari Diar.

    He has developed a well rounded skillset which enables the team to design and deliver under his leadership.

  • Dariusz Przybylak

  • Aleksandra Kolendowicz

  • Birgitte Nagel Larsen

  • Brendan Corbett

    Group Financial Controller

    Brendan joined Reddy A+U in 2018 as Group Financial Controller having most recently worked for 10 years in the online operation of global fashion retailer Inditex SA

    Prior to that Brendan worked for a combined 15 years in leading international financial services firms, Marsh & McLennan Companies and Bank of America NA.

    Brendan is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

  • Brian Burke

  • John O’Connor

    Architect
  • Felix Rodriguez

    Architect
  • Danielle Delaney

    Interior Archiect
  • Michael Henry

    Architect
  • Ross McMahon

    ARB

    Architect
  • Mike Brown

  • James Drury

  • Dominika Manulak

    Architect
  • Stephen Loughlin

  • Monika Fabijanczyk

    Architect
  • Rodion Solomon

    Architectural Technologist
  • Richard Kenny

    Part II Architect
  • Kosta Kapetangiannis

    MSc. (Financial Management) B.Arch. B.A.S. N.Dip.Arch. MRIAI, RIBA, ARB

    Director

    Kosta joined Reddy Architecture + Urbanism in 2012, having previously worked in Ireland and South Africa.

    Having qualified in 1997 in South Africa and moved over to Ireland in 2001, he has worked across a variety of sectors and project typologies, to include mixed-use developments, commercial offices, residential developments, hospitality & leisure, masterplanning, third level education, healthcare and animal & academic laboratory buildings.

    His particular expertise lies in the management and delivery of large scale and complex projects, where his strategic overview and overall contribution is valued by clients and colleagues alike.

    Having been involved in all the different project stages, from inception and conceptual design through to project close-out and post-completion evaluations, he is an experienced team leader but has also worked as member of a broad multidisciplinary team.

    Over the last number of years he has led the delivery of major student accommodation projects for both national and international clients and is currently working on a number of large scale residential projects in Dublin which are at different stages of development.

    As a director Kosta contributes to the strategic overview and management of the practice, with particular lead roles in the HR management and structures, Employee Training and QMS procedures.

  • Mark Tiernan

    Senior Interior Architect
  • Jacek Rzepka

    Architect
  • Anu Beshir

    Architectural Technologist
  • Alison Ahern

    Interior Architect
  • Aiden O’Donovan

    Architect
  • Philip Martin

    Architectural Technologist
  • Peter Carroll

    Part II Architect
  • Edelita Costa

    Interior Designer
  • Eamon Rock

    Facilities Manager
  • Aron Roche

    Architectural Technologist
  • Jonathan Flanagan

    Architectural Technologist & BIM/Revit Model Coordinator
  • Gabriel Vieyra Macias

    Associate
  • Adeola Animashaun

    Architectural Technologist
  • Janine Bernardi

    Architect
  • Ciaran McSweeney

    Architect
  • Paul Carey

    Part II Architect
  • Eoghan O’Brien

    Senior Architect
  • Damien Cobey

    Senior Architectural Technologist
  • Darryl Phelan

    Architectural Technologist
  • Rob Tobin

    Project Architect
  • Dominika Zubiak

    Architectural Technologist
  • Roy Harvey

    Architectural & BIM Technologist
  • Owen Morgan

    Part II Architect
  • Irina Ricinschi

    Architect
  • Adrian Navarro

    Architectural Technologist
  • Francisco Campos González

    Architect
  • Yoli Francis

    Part II Architect
  • Neil Reddick

    Senior Architect
  • Natasha Britz

    Senior Architect
  • Barry Foote

    Part II Architect
  • Mark Duffy

    Architectural Technologist
  • Sean Boyle

    Architectural Technologist
  • Andrew Murphy

    Project Architect
  • Brendan Gilroy

    Digital Design Lead
  • Nina Mihljevic

    BArch, MRIAI, PSDP

    Architect, Assigned Certifier, PSDP

    Nina joined Reddy Architecture + Urbanism in December 2015 having previously worked with a large international multidisciplinary practice in Ireland.

    Having graduated from the University of Sarajevo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and Urbanism, Nina moved to Ireland in 1993 to work as an architect on a number of industrial, pharmaceutical and mixed-use projects. She has been involved in projects at all stages of design development, from inception through construction to completion. Nina has considerable experience working in multidisciplinary teams.

    She has extensive experience in construction phases of various developments and building legislation.

    Since joining Reddy Architecture + Urbanism Nina has acted as a single point of contact for co-ordination of the design, inspection and certification of a building project from the design stage (pre-commencement), until completion in the role of Assigned Certifier.

    She is currently involved as Assigned Certifier on various projects in Dublin which are at different stages of developments.

  • Marcus Smyth

    Senior Interior Architect
  • Barry Hennessy

    BSc (Hons) Arch Tech

    Senior Architectural Technician

    Barry is a Senior Architectural Technologist who joined Reddy A+U in 2011 having previously worked with several different practices in Dublin. He has a wide range of experience in retail, office fit-out, schools and residential developments in Ireland including student housing.

    Barry’s area of expertise lies in the technical coordination and efficient delivery of projects from inception through to on-site completion, including site inspection reporting for the BC(A)R process. Barry particularly enjoys devising bespoke solutions to challenging design briefs on a daily basis.

    Barry is a key member of staff who has been involved in numerous high-end projects including office fit-outs at Deloitte HQ, Savills HQ and Gordon House at Google’s EMEA headquarters in Dublin. More recently Barry has been involved in the on-site coordination and delivery of several large-scale design and build student accommodation projects in Dublin city centre. These include Mill Street Student Accommodation in Dublin’s Liberties.

  • David Lennon

    Project Architect
  • Ross Quinn

    BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology, RIAI (Arch Tech)

    Technical Associate

    Ross is a Senior Architectural Technologist with a varied range of project experience gained since graduating from Dublin Institute of Technology, Bolton Street in 2002.

    Since joining the Dublin office in 2015 Ross has advanced through progressively more responsible positions bringing his technical experience and job running skills to several office, financial and student accommodation projects. Ross is Team Lead on the University College Dublin Phase 1 Student Residences Master Plan, the first Strategic Housing Development to receive planning consent from An Bord Pleanála.

    Ross worked with Project Architects in Dublin for 13 years prior to joining Reddy A+U. During his time at Project Architects he was involved in high-profile projects for the University of Limerick including the Sports Pavilion Building, Irish Chamber Orchestra Rehearsal Hall and Cappavilla Student Accommodation.

    Since joining Reddy A+U Ross has worked on Munster Rugby High Performance Centre through detail design, tender and construction stages and projects for high-profile clients in the financial sector.

  • Niall O’Kelly

    BIM Manager & Technologist

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