Historic buildings require professional conservation skills that can only be learned over time. Fergal’s background in conservation is outlined as follows:
1995-1996: Worked with conservation grade 1 practices Richard Hurley & Associates and Hamilton Young Architects on protected structures including St. Marys & St. Annes Cathedral, Cork.
1996-2000: Worked with Arthur Gibney & Partners as project architect on projects including the St. Stephen’s Green Hotel which incorporated National Monuments 3 & 4 Harcourt Street.
2003: RIAI Architect Accredited in Conservation Grade 3
2009: TCD Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Building Conservation & Repair
2010: Appointed to the Heritage Council Conservation Panel
2011: Listed on the Irish Georgian Society traditional skills database
2012: RIAI Architect Accredited in Conservation Grade 2
2018: Appointment to RIAI Historic Buildings Committee
Fergal currently acts as both a grade 2 conservation architect consultant and and as lead architect for a range of projects to historic and protected structures in Leinster with clients that include Westmeath County Council, Louth County Council and Drogheda Port Company. A copy of Fergal’s conservation cv can be downloaded below: