eml architects was established in 1983 and is RIAI registered and ISO 9001 certified. Our philosophy places emphasis on quality of service, a high design awareness and cost control. We have built a reputation for this quality of service and we produce projects of genuine architectural merit.

Our focus is to anticipate and fulfil our clients aspirations for their business by designing appropriate well considered, buildings. Our success is evidenced in our client’s testimonials to our work and service.

eml architects was established in 1983 and is RIAI registered and ISO 9001 certified. Our philosophy places emphasis on quality of service, a high design awareness and cost control. We have built a reputation for this quality of service and we produce projects of genuine architectural merit.

Our focus is to anticipate and fulfil our clients aspirations for their business by designing appropriate well considered, buildings. Our success is evidenced in our client’s testimonials to our work and service.

Our Team

Yerzhan Aubakirov

Interior Architect - BA (Hons) Int. Arch.

Yerzhan graduated from GCD and since joining eml has used his skills in 3D visualisation in the design of several high-end fit-out projects for Northern Trust and GSK, as well as various housing projects.

Tommie Bourke

Senior Architect

Maura Clarke

Receptionist/Administration ECDL, Internal QMS Auditor

Maura joined eml architects in 2003 and is quality coordinator of our ISO 9001:2008 procedures for both offices. Maura is also responsible for researching and co-ordinating our submissions, an area where she has developed a significant expertise and corresponding success rate.

Helge Koester

Associate Director, Senior Architect, Project Manager. - Dipl.Ing. MRIAI, Certified Accessibility Auditor

Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management

Helge studied architecture in Germany and Sweden, and joined eml architects in 2005. He is a qualified Accessibility Auditor and is a member of the RIAI’s Accessibility Task Force.
Helge has worked on significant projects for clients that include Northern Trust, Analog Devices, 3 Arena and GSK.

Hugh Elliott

Consultant - MRIAI

Hugh is a founder Director of eml architects and a former Managing Director who retains his passion for Architecture and Urban Design. He led the in-house eml team that developed the long term vision for the practice and is involved in developing the strategy for our business development.

Mark Elliott

Director - B.Arch (Hons) MRIAI

Mark has been at the forefront of eml’s office fit-out and commercial work, an area in which he has a particular expertise and passion. He has developed strong client relationships with blue chip multinationals including Northern Trust, GSK and ON Semiconductor. He also designed the Award Winning front of house fit-out of the 3 Arena.
He joined eml in 2001, became a Director in 2003 and heads up eml’s internal review group on the future of office space and trends.

Ruth Fraser

Senior Technologist - B.Sc Arch. Tech.

Andy Howell

Architect - MRIAI M. Arch.

After graduating from UCD in 2015, Andy joined the OPW and over the following three years he gained an in-depth knowledge of public procurement, planning and working with protected structures and national monuments. Since joining eml architects in 2018 he has worked on a mix of large scale commercial projects and office fit-outs for public and private sector clients.

Gosia Holubowicz

Graduate Architect - MSc. Eng. Arch., Project Manager – PMP Cert

Gosia studied Architecture and Urban Planning in Poland and Belgium. She graduated in 2006 and has worked on several residential and commercial developments. Since joining eml architects in 2018 she has worked on high-end office fit-outs and residential projects.

Michael Landers

Managing Director - B.Arch (Hons) FRIAI

Michael joined eml architects in 1996, and became Managing Director in 2011. He has been the inspiration behind the office’s interest in sustainable urban living and presented eml’s vision for a “24 hour City” to various audiences and national media. Michael is a member of the RIAI’s Housing Committee, and as MD is leading the practice’s growth and expansion. He is an accredited Conservation Architect. He is in charge of several prestigious projects including Analog Devices R&D Manufacturing Extension, ACI’s Data Centre and Offices, City Centre housing for Clúid, as well as Municipal headquarters for Tipperary County Council and Limerick City and County Council.

Niamh Lynch

Architect - B. Arch (Hons)

Niamh studied Architecture in the University of Limerick and gained her Professional Diploma of Architecture in University College Dublin. Since joining eml architects, she has worked on multiple residential projects, has managed many of our public works projects and is also delivering a number of projects.

Piotr Mach

Graduate Architect - MSc. Eng. Arch.

Piotr studied Architecture and Urban Design at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Poland, graduated in 2007. Since joining the practice, he has worked on many of our significant commercial and fit-out projects. He is our leading expert in 3D visualisation and is working on fit-out projects for Ernst&Young, ACI, Limerick City & County Council and Tipperary County Council.

Diarmuid Maguire

Director - BArch FRIAI AIOSH

Diarmuid is a founding Director of eml architects and has served on the RIAI Council and as Vice President. He has been responsible for eml’s major industrial projects including Analog Devices and Adhesives Research. Diarmuid has particular expertise relating to BCAR compliance and Health and Safety and has recently completed the NEBOSH National Diploma (UK) for Health and Safety.

Darren Maloney

Associate Director - Chartered Architectural Technologist MCIAT MCABE

Darren qualified from CIT, and joined eml architects in 2004. He has worked on and project managed many of our most prestigious projects, including Analog Devices European R&D Head Quarters, their R&D Pilot Line Manufacturing Extension, and Offices and Data Centre for ACI.

Deborah Martin

Graduate Architect - M.Arch., Interior Architect - BA Int Arch.

Deborah graduated from the University of Dundee, and worked on commercial, conservation and residential projects. She is currently working on a high-end fit-out, and several high density residential projects.

Tiernan McCarthy

Director - BA MA (RCA) MRIAI

Tiernan has a broad range of experience encompassing office, commercial and educational projects, but his primary interest is in urban design and housing. In this regard he has presented eml’s vision for regeneration and sustainable urban living to a range of peers and conferences.
Having joined eml architects in 2001, Tiernan became a director in 2003 and has worked for clients such as Dublin City Council, the OPW and various private and voluntary housing developers. Like his co-directors, Tiernan is accredited as a conservation architect

Audrey McInerney

Receptionist/Administration - ECDL

Audrey joined eml architects in 2014 and is co-ordinating the review of our ISO 9001:2008. She is responsible for identifying and co-ordinating our submissions to various Government Agencies, as well as to potential private clients.

Tim Mulvihill

Associate Director, MCIAT Chartered Architectural Technologist - B.Sc. Arch.Tech

Tim studied in LIT and joined eml architects in 2002. He has worked as a Senior Technologist and Project Manager on projects including Thurles Civic Offices, Clúid housing in Limerick city as well as many healthcare projects. His background in construction has proved to be extremely advantageous in his role within the practice.

Niall O'Connor

Senior Architectural Technician and BIM Coordinator - BSc. Arch. Tech., Dip. BIM Technologies.

Niall has a dual role at eml as a Senior Architectural Technician and as in-house BIM Coordinator in the Dublin office. Niall worked in the USA and the Middle East for many years before returning to Ireland in 2010. He later returned to college and graduated from DIT in 2014 with a Diploma in Collaborative BIM Technologies. He has wide ranging experience in the office, commercial and technology sectors.

Orla Treacy

Financial Controller

John Wallace

Graduate Architect - B.Sc.Arch, M.Arch

John graduated from Cork School of Architecture and worked on Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Cleanroom design before joining eml. He has been working on projects including Northern Trust and social housing.

Niklas Weissbrich

Interior Architect

Nik qualified in Interior Architecture in Sligo Institute of Technology. He has experience working on educational, retail and housing projects, and is currently working on Public Housing projects.

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