MAOL ÍOSA MOLLOY BArch., BScArch., MUBC, DipArb., MRIAI, RIBA, Grade 1 Conservation Architect
Maol Íosa Molloy graduated from University College Dublin, Ireland, in 1999 with an honours degree in Architecture, having previously obtained a Bachelor of Science in Architecture in 1996 and having spent 18 months at undergraduate level studying environmental architecture and sustainable design in Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. She won two international student competitions for her work in this regard at that time, wrote various articles for publication and assisted in the writing of the book ‘A Green Vitruvius’. She obtained a Masters Degree in Urban and Building Conservation from University College Dublin in 2004 with a thesis entitled ‘ Access to the Built Heritage- an Irish Context’, consolidating her unique interest in the topic of accessible heritage. She subsequently furthered her education in the successful completion of a Diploma in Arbitration Law from University College Dublin in 2005 and in her receipt of a qualification as an access auditor from the School of the Built Environment, University of Ulster, Jordanstown in 2007. Having completed her training with three nationally renowned conservation architects, she proceeded to successfully manage the conservation divisions of two leading Dublin-based architectural practices. Since early 2006 she has been a director of Molloy & Associates, a multidisciplinary architectural/engineering consultancy offering a dual professional service both as a lead project architect and as a specialised conservation consultant on a wide variety of complex heritage projects from feasibility through to completion stages; with clients ranging from public/private sector developers, public/private sector institutions/organisations, National and Local Authorities and Agencies.
Maol Íosa is President of the University College Dublin Architects’ Graduates Association and as a former member of Council of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland, is an active member of the Accessibility Task Force and contributes to the work of other RIAI committees. She sat on the RIAI Conservation Triennial Gold Medal Assessment Jury and is regularly invited to lecture and speak at conferences. She is currently studying for a diploma in Project Management of the Built Environment.
Shelley O’Donovan B.Arch MRIAI
Shelley graduated with honours from the Dublin Institute of Technology in 2003 and has acquired extensive experience working as a commercial and residential design architect, having previously worked with Henry J. Lyons and Partners and Design Strategies Architects. She has over 13 years experience as a senior architect working on a variety of institutional, commercial and residential projects for both public and private clients. Shelley is has a keen interest in conservation focused architecture is currently undertaking a postgraduate diploma in in Applied Building Conservation and Repair in Trinity College, Dublin.