Director, Drake Hourigan Architects
Ailish Drake, architect and landscape designer, founded Drake Hourigan Architects with Conor Hourigan in 2007. Based in Limerick, the practice focuses on adaptive re-use of existing buildings, conservation and landscape design.
The practice won the RIAI Public Choice Award in 2019 and Building of the Year - Education 2019 for An Ríocht, a special needs extension to a national school.
Ailish attends as a guest lecturer at the schools of architecture in UL and UCD and regularly contributes to the discourse around architecture, public realm and place-making and the importance of people first design, in print and broadcast media.