Siobhán Ní Éanaigh
PhD FRIAI RIBA
A skilled architect and design thinker with decades of professional experience in Ireland and mainland Europe including with the IBA Berlin’84/87. A founding partner/director of McGarry Ní Éanaigh Architects with strengths of high quality public sector architecture - the practice work being nominated for the 2010 OECD Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities, its design for Smithfield Public Space winning the inaugural joint CCCB European Prize for Urban Public Space, and in 2017 a UIA Medal for Coláiste Ailigh. A previous Board Member of An Chomhairle Éalaíon / The Arts Council of Ireland, she has been awarded an EU Research Fellowship and a PhD in Architecture and Design.
UCD, National University of Ireland - B Arch Hons :1978
University of Virginia, Post Graduate School Charlottesville VA, USA : 1977
RIAI Grade III Conservation Architect : 2011
EU Marie Curie Adapt-r Research Fellowship : 2014 -16
PhD in Architecture and Design : RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia : 2018
de Blacam and Meagher Architects, Dublin : 1998-80, 84, 85
Josef Paul Kleihues, Rorup + Berlin, Germany : 1981, 82
IBA Berlin ’84/’87, Germany: 1982, 83
Private practice with Michael McGarry, Drogheda + Dublin :1985 - ongoing
Professional Qualifications and Memberships
Fellow : Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (FRIAI)
Member : Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
Member : Group 91 Architects : 1991 - 98 (winners of the Temple Bar Framework Plan and the RTPI Abercrombie Gold Medal)
Practice Member : Urban Projects (winners of the DDDA Competition, the RIAI Silver Medal for Housing 2003/4) and Dublin Central Architects.
Hon Secretary, RIAI Board of Architectural Education: 1996 - 98
Board Member, An Chomhairle Éalaíon / The Arts Council of Ireland : 1998 - 2003
Partner/Director, McGarry Ní Éanaigh Architects:…ongoing
Design tutor/lecturer in Architecture, UCD (NUI) : 1987- 97, TUDublin 2018 - ongoing
External Examiner in Architecture -
University College Dublin (NUI) Ireland : 2002 - 04
Centro de Estudios Superiores Universitarios de Galicia (Cesuga), Spain: 2005 - 07
Queens University Belfast, UK: 2007- 09
University of Limerick, Ireland : 2010 - 13, 2015, 2018
External Panelist - International Conference on ‘Practice-Based Research at the Academy’ - VT University, Alexandria, WAAC, USA : 2018
Visiting Lecturer in architecture + design - RMIT University, Melbourne, AUS : 2019
External Panelist + Lecturer - TU Berlin Entwurfsfachgebiete Architektur + Landschaftsarchitektur / PEP Programme Kolloquium Berlin, Germany : 2019
External Critic in Architecture: UCD, DIT (now TUDublin), UCC, QUB, UU, RMIT - ongoing
PhD 2018 - ‘Unearthing Ground in Architecture …ethical behaviour…physical manifestation…colour register’.
Fellowship 2016 - EU Marie Curie Adapt-r - Research papers / work packages on both
‘Tacit Knowledge’ and ‘Methods'.