Brianhas been employed at Wejchert Architects since 2004. He was made an Associate in 2015. Since 1999, Brian has worked on a broad range of building types in various architectural offices, in Ireland and abroad, including Australia and the U.S.A.
Brian is an experienced project architect, and has acted as ER on GCCC and other Forms of Building Contract. He has extensive post qualification experience which includes design, detail design, planning, fire safety and DAC applications preparation, tender preparation, contract administration, and project management on site with contractors. On public and complex buildings, he works closely with a client’s staff, user groups / stakeholders and the relevant statutory bodies, to ensure all aspects and logistical details are correctly incorporated in the building. As a senior architect, he is experienced in contract administration, assessment and work in situ.
Brian worked as Project Architect on the award winning Linn Dara Child & Adolescent In-Patient Unit, at Cherry Orchard Hospital, Dublin completed in 2016. He also has experience in working on a range of large scale projects and was fully involved on a large retail development in Balbriggan, north Co. Dublin, and subsequent phases of the same development, completed in 2012. He has recent experience of special care environments for children and adolescents, having overseen the refurbishment and upgrading of TUSLA’s Special Care Unit at Ballydowd in Lucan, Co. Dublin. This included a very high level of detail design and coordination, and risk assessment was continuous throughout the project. He was project architect for another award winning project, Pearse Street Primary Care Centre on Mark’s Lane, Dublin 2, completed in 2009.
He has experience of working with heritage buildings and protected structures including an extension and renovation to Athenry Parish Centre, and a number of other current projects, including a new 3 storey Monastery Building for the Benedictine Order at Kylemore Abbey, Connemara, Co. Galway which is currently in the planning process.
Brian is also currently involved as Senior Architect on a new 3 storey commercial office building in Finnabair Business Park, Dundalk; and a new 1000 pupil Post Primary School at Mount Temple Comprehensive School, Malahide Road, Clontarf, Dublin 3.