RYAN+LAMB Architects was founded by Rory Ryan and Michael Lamb, both registered architects and graduates of the Dublin School of Architecture, DIT.
Both Rory and Michael have had long and successful careers working at senior level in various Dublin based architectural firms.
RYAN+LAMB specialise in contemporary architectural design in a variety of sectors. These include projects in Education, Sports & Leisure, Conservation, Retail & Restaurants, Commercial Fit-outs and Bespoke Residential Design.
The vision and focus of the practice is to provide a professional and creative service that is flexible and understanding of clients’ needs.
Rory Ryan, Director | Dip. Arch., B.Arch. Sc., MRIAI., H.Dip. Proj. Man. Conservation Grade III
Having worked as an architect since 1997, Rory’s design and project management experience extends across a broad spectrum of building & project types. A Registered Architect, with a Bachelor Degree in Architectural Science awarded by DIT (1997) and a Diploma in Architectural Science awarded by Trinity College Dublin (1997), Rory completed Professional Practice Examinations, earning Membership of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland in 2000.
Rory has also completed a Higher Diploma in Project Management at Trinity College Dublin and is a qualified and experienced Grade III Conservation Architect.
Before setting up RYAN+LAMB Architects, he ran his own successful practice, Rory Ryan Architects, for 6 years. Prior to that he worked for 6 years as Associate Director with Burke Kennedy Doyle and for 6 years in Dublin firm Newenham, Mulligan & Associates.
Michael Lamb, Director | Dip. Arch., B.Arch, Sc (Hons), MRIAI, Dip.Coll. BIM Tech
Michael has extensive senior level design, construction and site experience, and has coordinated and delivered projects in a wide range of sectors including education, retail, residential and mixed use.
A Registered Architect, he qualified in 1999 with a Dip.Arch.,B.Arch.Sc. (Hons) in Architecture from DIT / Trinity College Dublin and became a member of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) in 2002.
In January 2015 Michael completed a 2 year Post Graduate Diploma in Collaborative Building Information Modelling (BIM) at DIT. Before setting up RYAN+LAMB Architects, Michael worked for 15 years with Newenham Mulligan & Associates. As Senior Associate in the firm, he worked on a large number of primary and secondary school building projects, as well as on a variety of retail, residential and mixed use developments. He then worked for 2 years as Senior Architect with Dublin Airport Authority, where he delivered the new duty free retail fitout in Terminal 1, Dublin, amongst other projects.
Barry Kirwan |Associate |BIM Development Manager |Senior Architectural Technologist
RIAI (Arch.Tech) MSc (ICT & BIM)
Barry has over 20 years’ experience working as a Senior Architectural Technologist with some of Ireland’s leading contractors across residential, industrial, hi tech, education, retail and commercial sectors.
In 2014 he completed a Masters in Construction ICT & BIM, for which he was awarded first class honours. Since then he has gone on to complete BRE Accredited courses allowing him undertake the roles of both Task and Project Information Manager within Level 2 BIM procured contracts, positioning him as one of the country’s leading professionals within his field. As one of the founding members of the CITA Eastern BIM Region, Barry has served as Secretary to the group since 2015 until stepping down in January of 2017.
In 2016 Barry completed Level 9 post graduate CPD Certificate at DIT on residential retrofit towards near zero energy building performance (nZEB). He has also been actively involved with the RIAI Architectural Technologist Committee since 2015.