Past Judges

Judged by the Industry's Elite: The Building and Architect of the Year Awards. Our esteemed panel of past judges is composed of renowned experts who have made significant contributions to building and architecture. They come from diverse backgrounds in academia, business, and related sectors, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the judging process. Their involvement ensures that entries are evaluated by the highest standards of excellence, objectivity, and fairness. The calibre of our past judges is a testament to the rigorous and impartial nature of the awards.

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

Owner, DMOD Architectsr​

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)