Past Judges

All submissions to the Building and Architect of the Year Awards are judged by an independent panel of recognised and distinguished judges, drawn from academia, business and broader related sectors.

View a sample list of our past judges below and judge us by who judges you.

Ann Marie Aguilar

Director of UK/EMEA Client Relations for the WELL Faculty, IWBI

Justin Kinsella

Director, Harcourt Architects

Gary Boyd

Professor of Architecture, Queen’s University, Belfast

Fergal MacCabe

Founder, MacCabe Durney Barnes

Gerard Bourke

Senior Architect, Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

Peter Mance

Director, MAAPS Design & Architecture, UK

Collette Burns

Architectural Project Leader, Campus Planning, TU Dublin

Kirk McCormack

Director, Longform Architecture

Alan Crawford

Founding Partner, Crawford Partnership

Frank McDonald

Author & Former Environment Editor of The Irish Times (Judging Co-ordinator)

Tim Darmody

Director, Darmody Architecture​

Susan McGarry

Group Sustainability Manager, Ecocem Materials

Brendan Dervan

Managing Director Dublin, Cundall​

Alan Mee

Owner, Alan Mee Architectsr

Ailish Drake

Director, Drake Hourigan Architects

John Mitchell

Owner, DMOD Architectsr

Garbhan Doran

Director, Co-Founder, Broadstone Architects

Peter Murray

Chairman of NLA

Máire Henry

Director, dhb architects & Head of The Department of Architecture, Waterford Institute of Technology

Brian O'Neill

Company Director, McCrossan O’Rourke Manning Architects

Ronan Holohan

Managing Director, MILLIMETRE DESIGN

Shane O’Toole

Adjunct Associate Professor of Architecture, UCD

Brian Jennings

Architect, Designer & Principal, Jennings Design Studio - Architects

Derry Scully

Group President, Linesight

Derry Kearney

Managing Director Ireland & Partner, Cundall Ireland

Claire Solon

Head of Property, Aviva & Board Member, Home Building Finance Ireland

Paul Kelly

Lecturer in Architectural Design, Theory and Building Technology, DIT

Michael Stiff

Founder, Stiff + Trevillion Architects, UK

Lynne Sullivan OBE

Architect, RIBA - LSA Studio (London)