Cormac Allen M Arch Sc, B Arch, Tech Dip Arch, MRIAI

Assistant Head of School (Architectural Technology)

Room 113b
Dublin School of Architecture
College of Engineering & Built Environment
Dublin Institute of Technology
Linen Hall
Bolton Street, Dublin 1, Ireland

Phone +353 1 402 3691
Email cormac.allen@dit.ie

Qualifications

  • Master of Architectural Science (M Arch Sc), University College Dublin: 1995
  • Bachelor of Architecture (B Arch) First Class Honours, University College Dublin: 1994
  • Technician Diploma in Architecture (Tech Dip Arch), College of Technology, Bolton Street, Dublin 1: 1983

Membership of Professional Bodies and Learned Societies

  • Member of The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) 2000 to date
  • RIAI Grade II Conservation Architect 2003 to date
  • Member of RIAI Board of Architectural Education 2003-2015
  • Member of RIAI Council 2007-2009

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Head of School, Dublin School of Architecture, Dublin Institute of Technology: 2013 to date
  • Head of Department of Architectural Technology, Dublin School of Architecture, Dublin Institute of Technology: 2003-2013
  • Member of Appeals Board, Architects Registration Admission Examination (ARAE), School of Architecture, University College Dublin: 2009-2015
  • Member of Construction Industry Registration  Board (CIRB), Construction Industry Federation, Dublin (Nomination of the Minister for Education & Skills): 2014 to date
  • Member of the Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) Expert Panel for National Awards Standards for Architectural Technology: 2015-2016
  • Member of RIAI Triennial Visiting Board, Diploma in Architectural Technology, Waterford Institute of Technology: 2004
  • External Examiner, Diploma in Architectural Technology and B Sc Honours Degree in Architectural Technology, Waterford Institute of Technology: 2004-2007
  • External Examiner, Degree in Architectural Technology, Galway & Mayo Institute of Technology: 2006-2011
  • Member of Validation Board, Degree in Architectural Technology, Letterkenny Institute of Technology: 2007
  • Founding member of the Irish Architectural Technology Graduate Network (IATGN): 2005 to date
  • Founding member of the Irish Architectural Technology Educators’ Forum (IATEF): 2004 to date
  • Lecturer, Diploma in Applied Building Repair and Conservation, University of Dublin, Trinity College: 2006-2010
  • Design Tutor, School of Architecture, University College Dublin: 1995-1997

Practice Experience

  • Associate Director, Murray O’Laoire Architects, Dublin: 1999-2003
  • Senior Architect in the practice of Shay Cleary Architects, Dublin: 1997-1999
  • Project Architect for the Harcourt Street Line, Light Rail Project Office (LUAS), Dublin: 1995-1997
  • Architectural Technologist in the practice of Paul Keogh Architects, Dublin:1991-1994
  • Architectural Technologist in the practice of Sheppard Robson Architects, London: 1993
  • Architectural Technologist in the practice of Terry Farrell & Company, London: 1986-1991
  • Architectural Technician in the Borough Architects Office, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, London: 1985-1986
  • Architectural Technician in the various small architectural practices, Dublin: 1983-1985

Projects and Publications

  • Encyclopaedia of Ireland: Entry on The Semple Family
  • Royal Irish Academy Dictionary of Irish Biography: Entries on John Semple
  • Architecture Ireland: Various features on DoAT / IATGN seminars and events
  • Plan: Various features on DoAT / IATGN seminars and events 

Awards

  • JD Hackett Award, College of Technology Bolton Street: 1982
  • RIAI Travelling Scholarship (Highly Commended): 1993
  • Architecture Scholar, School of Architecture UCD: 1993-94
  • Research bursary, School of Architecture UCD: 1994-95

 

Back to Top

     Find us on Facebook      Follow us on Twitter      Follow us on LinkedIn

Member of the European University Association