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.
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.
Tony Reddy was announced as Chairman of the Academy of Urbanism and took on the position on the 1st February 2020. The role which sees him leading the academy for the next 2 years will focus on the development of the AoU as a think tank that can influence the developing Urbanism policies at local, national and international levels.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 includingDeloittes 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
BA Hons F.A. & Design, MIDI
Head of Interiors
Lisa Smyth is the Head of Interiors at Reddy Architecture + Urbanism. Since graduating in 1996 Lisa has worked as Interior Project Architect in Ireland and internationally on a wide range of projects including Office, Retail, Hospitality, Healthcare, Student Amenity and Accommodation and Residential Fit Outs.
Lisa has lead many award winning projects for the practice, most notably in the design of Modern Agile Office Working Environments for Deloitte, Google, Savills and as well as Progressive Healthcare Facilities for Virtue Ireland and The Willis Care Group.
Prior to joining Reddy Architecture + Urbanism Lisa worked as an Interior Architect for OPW Architects working on a number of large government buildings and institutions. Lisa has also worked and lived in Amsterdam for 2 years designing and project managing the refurbishment and fit out of a number of private high end residential units.
James is an Associate Director based in the Belfast office. He is leading the development of the office following his appointment in 2019. James has had broad experience of the industry through his career having led a wide range of Residential, Education and Commercial projects, including large scale residential mixed use developments.
James studied at the Mackintosh School of Architecture at the renowned Glasgow School of Art and has worked in the offices of Rafael Vinoly, Aedas/AHR and began his career with Grimshaw and Make Architects in London. He has particular interests in the fields of complex design, BIM/Digital Design and Construction Law. James is a Chartered Architect with the RIBA, RSUA and RIAS, ARB Registered and has obtained a Master’s Degree in Law (LLM).
Gareth graduated from the Mackintosh School of Architecture in 1992 with a Masters in Architecture. He won the Sir Rowan Anderson Silver Medal for Architecture for the best Student portfolio in the Scottish Schools of Architecture for his final thesis portfolio.
Gareth has worked with a number of leading international practices including the renowned designers Arup Associates and Michael Wilford Partners in London. He joined one of the largest Architectural led multi-disciplinary practices BDP in their Glasgow studio in 1996, where he designed the RIBA award winning Glasgow Science Centre. He has amassed an in depth commercial knowledge of the multi-disciplinary design process, including the delivery of Ireland’s first BRE Level 2 BIM accredited project for the Technological University, Dublin.
Gareth has led numerous Architect teams both in Belfast and Dublin over a period of twenty years, on multiple development projects. His experience includes mixed use retail schemes, residential developments, healthcare, offices and workplace, cultural buildings, airport facilities, equine and horse racecourse facilities, stadium design, schools ,university buildings, research and innovation buildings, adaptation of protected structures, and landscape and public realm regeneration projects. He is also a qualified Project Manager, with project experience with both public and private sector clients.
Gareth has highly specialist sector leading expertise in campus master planning and urban design. During his career he has led major campus masterplans development programmes and reviews for Maynooth University, University College Cork, University of Limerick, NUI Galway and Limerick Institute of Technology.
Gareth has a strong design led philosophy focused on placemaking , sustainability and people.
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.
DipArch, BArch, SC FRIAI
Rory Murphy is a 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).
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.
Birgitte Nagel Larsen
BArch, MRIAI, ARB, PMP
Lisa Wynne is an Associate Director at Reddy Architecture + Urbanism. Since graduating from the School of Architecture in 1996 she has worked as a project architect both in Ireland and internationally on a wide range of projects including Commercial, Mixed Use, Retail, Residential, Hospitality, Industrial and Master planning.
Prior to joining Reddy Architecture + Urbanism Lisa worked as a Senior Architect for NMA Architects leading a wide portfolio of projects with specific emphasis in the retail sector, most recently on the Frascati Shopping Centre in Blackrock.
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).
Gavin joined Reddy Architecture + Urbanism as an Associate Director in November 2019 with over 30 years post graduate experience working in Ireland, UK, France, and Germany. This experience includes a wide range of building types working as an Architect at all levels up to the position of Project Director. He has strong design skills combined with the project management and technical knowledge required to guide high quality design projects from inception through to completion. Gavin is motivated by the desire to create high quality architecture which both inspires and provides for the functional requirements of the people who use and interact with buildings and their environs.
Prior to joining Reddy Architecture + Urbanism, Gavin was an Associate Director for over 20 years at NMA Architects in Dublin. He acted as design team lead and liaised with clients on a large number of high quality and award winning projects. These were delivered both the public and private sector and included educational, leisure, sports, residential, retail, courthouses, community, mixed-use commercial, light industrial and master planning.
Gavin acted as implementation Project Architect and design team lead on the major redevelopment of the Curragh Racecourse and new Grandstand project in collaboration with Grimshaw Architects. Gavin also previously worked with Jourda et Perraudin Architectes in Lyon in France, working on a number of major projects and architectural competitions. This included the ‘Fortbildungsakademie’ (Educational Centre) project in Herne in Germany. This project which developed a number of innovative energy and environmental concepts was the subject for an EU funded energy research programme and was exhibited at the Venice Biennale of Architecture.
Senior Interior Architect
Part II Architect
Architectural Technologist & BIM/Revit Model Coordinator
Gabriel Vieyra Macias
Architectural & BIM Technologist
Francisco Campos González
Digital Design Lead
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.
BSc (Hons) Arch Tech
Associate Director, 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 has worked on high-quality design projects in Ireland and abroad with a varied portfolio reflecting specialisms in retail, leisure and residential architecture. He has acquired extensive global experience over more than 30 years working in Europe, Australia and the Middle East.
Prior to joining Reddy Architecture + Urbanism, David was a Director at Project Architects, delivering the Combat Support College (CSC) at the Irish Defence Forces’ Curragh Camp and some of Ireland’s best-known retail and leisure developments including Liffey Valley Shopping Centre in Dublin and Opera Lane and Mahon Point in Cork.
Since joining Reddy Architecture + Urbanism in 2015 David has been involved in varied projects including UCD Student Residences Masterplan Phases 1 and 2, the new build Munster Academy and an extension of existing swimming facilities at the University of Limerick and the prestigious Termini office development at Arkle Road, Sandyford.
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.
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