Peter Carroll BArch MRIAI graduated from University College Dublin in 1995. He worked in the studios of O’Donnell + Tuomey in Dublin and Rafael Moneo in Madrid before establishing A2 Architects in 2005. He is Director of A2 Architects and Senior Lecturer, School of Architecture University of Limerick since 2007, and is Co- Director of SAUL Intelligence Unit for the past eight years. A2 Architects were selected to represent Ireland @ Chicago Architecture Biennial October 2015 with GKMP and Ryan W. Kennihan Architects. Peter is currently running a third year studio in Clare Island which revisits the 1908 Praeger survey.
Peter Cody PhD MScAAD DipArch BScArch MRIAI graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology in 1990, completed a master’s degree in architecture at Columbia University, New York in 1996 and a PhD at RMIT University, Melbourne in 2018. He worked in the studio of and Alvaro Siza in Porto before establishing Boyd Cody Architects in 2000. He is currently a Director of Boyd Cody Architects and assistant professor at University College Dublin. He exhibited an interpretation of the work of Eileen Gray at the Venice Biennale 2018 and previously exhibited at the Biennale in 2012 and 2006 with a focus on the depleted bog-lands of the Irish Midlands. He was Co-Curator of ‘Line to Surface’ at the Inaugural Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2007 with Peter Carroll.
Elizabeth B Hatz is a practicing architect, AA Diploma/SAR/MSA, associate professor and art curator. She was professor at KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm and is presently at SAUL School of Architecture, University of Limerick, Ireland.
E Hatz designed Kodak Head Quarters and laboratories outside Gothenburg, the ground buildings of Stockholm Globe Arena, industrial buildings for Nobel Industries/AKSO-Nobel in Stockholm and exhibitions like “Traces of Kongo”, touring Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhaguen. Since 1992 she runs her own practice in Stockholm.
Elizabeth Hatz exhibition Line, Light, Locus at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, was a celebration of the architectural drawing. She was Guest Artist at Sitterwerk, St Gallen Switzerland and exhibited at Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Lund Art Hall and The Concert Hall of Stockholm. In Ireland she curated ev+a 2010 (exhibition of visual arts), entitled “Matters” with 59 artists from 14 countries in 11 different venues. E Hatz writings are published in Sweden, UK, Switzerland, Italy and Ireland. Online she is published at Drawing Matter UK, University of Kingston in Register Podcasts 2017, Site Zones Sweden etc. Writings include essays on Peter Märkli, Hugh Strange, Hammershøj, Grafton Architects and others. She was Architecture Critic at AAI Awards Ireland 2013.
As President of SAR (Swedish Association of Architects, equivalent of the RIAI/RIBA), Hatz was a co-founder of Fargfabriken, the internationally renowned scene for Art and Architecture in Stockholm. www.fargfabriken.com.
Hatz was on the Strategic Board of the National Museum in Stockholm, and curated the exhibition “The Dream Museum”, showing 8 proposals for a major extension to the building.
Jury work includes Kalmar Stortorg, (won be Caruso&St John and Eva Löfdahl), the Kasper Sahlin Prize and Nobel House, won by Chipperfield.
Elizabeth Hatz is a member of VAI (Ireland) and KRO (Sweden) through her artistic activities, and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry.
Mary Laheen BArch, MUBC, FRIAI graduated from University College Dublin in 1981, and completed a Masters in Urban and Building Conservation in 2004. She worked with de Blacam and Meagher Architects before establishing a practice in Dublin in 1995. She is assistant professor at UCD Architecture, and is the author of various publications related to cultural landscape. She represents Ireland on the International Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes, ICOMOS. With Aoibheann Ní Mhearáin, Architect, she exhibited ‘Landscape and Lens’ interpreting the work of Jean Rénaudie at the Venice Biennale 2018. Mary has had a lifelong engagement with the islands of Ireland, in particular the drystone-wall field- boundary landscape of the Aran Islands. The nature-culture dynamic of the islands has informed and inspired her work in the practice and teaching of architecture.
Joseph Mackey BArch, MRIAI graduated from University College Dublin in 2010. He worked with the Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Paris, Tom de Paor in Dublin, Eric Parry Architects and Niall McLaughlin Architects in London, before establishing Joseph Mackey Architects in 2015. He is a director at Joseph Mackey Architects and a senior lecturer at Cork Centre for Architectural Education. Joseph’s work has been exhibited at RIBA gallery in London 2010 and the Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2022.