GAAD is a small Architecture + Design studio based in Sweden & Ireland.

We believe that good architecture can help people to live better lives, socially, sustainably and economically.

Because we are small we like to collaborate with others. 

We are always interested in hearing about new projects or collaborations both large and small.

So drop us a line and get in touch!




2010 -              The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland MRIAI

2010 -              Register of Architects in Ireland reg no. 10055

2013 -              Swedish Association of Architects MSA

2015 -              Passive House Institute, Certified Passive House Designer



2015                Sweco, Gothenburg, Sweden

2015                Passivhuscentrum, Alingsås, Sweden

2013                OkiDoki! Arkitekter, Gothenburg, Sweden

2010 -              GAAD

2006 - 2011      The Office of Public Works, Dublin, Ireland

2003 - 2004      MOLA Architects, Limerick, Ireland



2015                 Kiltullagh Cottage Oranmore, renovation, Galway / @gaad 

2014                 Woodquay Offices, fire safety regularisation, Galway / @gaad

2014                 Castle Court HSE & VEC Offices, survey, Longford / @gaad

2014                 Ranks Silo, DOCOMOMO competition / @gaad

2013                 Wooden It Be Nice 2, housing competition Skövde, Sweden / @okidoki!

2013                 EUROPAN Sweden, housing competition Hammarö / @gaad

2012                 We Had an Idea About the Future Exhibition, installation / collaboration with Louise Clavin

2012                 Competition submission, Dublin City University, entrance landscape / @gaad

2012                 Competition submission, Kingswood Secondary School / collaboration with peers

2012                 NAMA - National Asset Management Agency, commercial property surveys / @gaad

2012                 Threadneedle Road, planning application for single family house, Galway / @gaad

2012                 Orchard Lane, planning application for single family house, Galway / @gaad

2012                 Ballymaley Retail Park, planning application for industrial unit, Clare / @gaad

2011                 Bolands Lane, construction design for apartment and retail development, Galway / @gaad

2011                 Competition submission, Tullamore Arts Centre / collaboration with peers

2010 - 2011       Chester Beatty Library, detail design for fire strategy and extension / @gaad / @opw

2010                 Competition submission, Aoibhneas Childrens Centre / collaboration with peers

2009                 Castletown House East Wing, landscape / @opw

2009                 Killarney House, garden restoration design / @opw

2008 - 2009       Environmental Protection Headquarters, sustainable landscape  / @opw

2007                 Castletown House West Wing, landscape / @opw

2007                 Farmleigh Carpark, sustainable landscape / @opw

2006 - 2009       Manorhamilton Courthouse, conservation / @opw

2006 - 2008       National Gallery of Ireland, retail fitout / @opw

2004                 Millstream Courtyard, construction University of Limerick research buildings / @mola

2004                 Competition submission, Dublin City Council Central Laboratories / @mola

2004                 Killarney Reeks, planning application for large scale mixed-use development / @mola

2003                 South Infirmary Victoria Hospital, development control plan / @mola

2003                 Mullingar General Hospital, development control plan / @mola



2012                 We Had an Idea About the Future Exhibition, installation / collaboration

2012                 Design Like You Give A Damn, ideas exhibition, London / @gaad

2008                 Castletown House West Wing, LAMA Award for Best Heritage Project / @opw

2007                 Dublin City Council Central Laboratories, RIAI Irish Architecture Award / @mola

2007                 National Concrete Awards, runner-up for thesis project

2006                 OPUS Awards, nominated as UCD student entrant for thesis project

2004                 Winner of Design Competition for Dublin City Council Central Laboratories / @mola