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About the practice

The practice was established in 1990. The works and projects undertaken are solely of a conservation nature.

In addition to completing major projects for clients, the practice provides specialist consultancy services to other architectural practices. The repair and conservation of historic stonework, brickwork and metalwork; the preparation and use of historic materials such as lime and the conservation and repair of decorative plasterwork, joinery and statuary are areas where the practice has a particular expertise and substantial experience. In addition, the practice has completed a substantial number of assessments of historic buildings and has provided consultancy services for the historic fabric aspects of a number larger mixed developments.

The practice has five permanent and two part time members of staff and carries Professional Indemnity Insurance.

The practice has worked jointly and in a consultancy role on complex new design and conservation projects on many occasions. It has a proven ability to work as part of a design team.

David Slattery, FRIAI

U.N.E.S.C.O. Fellowship Stone Conservation (1979), RIAI Regional Award, (1991), Europa Nostra Award (1989), Sunday Tribune Arts Award (1990), The Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland Fellowship for works in Conservation of Historic Buildings (1993)

James Slattery, MRIAI

David worked with the OPW from1975 to1990 on conservation projects including Waterford Courthouse, Dublin Custom House and Dublin Castle. Since establishing the practice in 1990 David has worked solely on conservation projects including:

St. Colman's Cathedral, Cobh - Archbishop's House, Dublin - Rates Office, Newcomen Bank, Dublin Corporation - 21-24 Merrion Street, Dublin, Merrion Hotel - McKee Barracks - Tait Clock, Limerick Corporation - Belvedere House, Mullingar - Portlaoise Courthouse -

- Heuston Station - St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin - Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford - Westin Hotel, College Street - Merrion Hotel, Merrion Street, Dublin - National University of Ireland, Galway - College des Irlandais, Paris - St. Stephen's Green, Dublin - Sligo Courthouse

Shelton Abbey - National Maritime Museum Dun Laoghaire - Heuston Station - Terminal 2, Dublin Airport - G.P.O. Dublin

Personal Affiliations include: Fellow of the Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland (Awarded Fellowship for Conservation Works), Former Member of Council of the Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland, Former Member of the Heritage Council and former Chairman of The Architectural Standing Committee, Former Chairman of ICOMOS Ireland, Former Member of Expert Advisory Panel on Urban Renewal. to the Department of Environment, Former Member of Dublin Diocesan Committee on Sacred Art & Architectural Architectural Advisor on Grants to Getty Foundation L.A. USA, Former National University of Ireland External Examiner on M.U.B.C. (Masters in Urban Building Conservation) Course UCD.

David Slattery Conservation Architects and Historic Buildings Consultants, Clonskeagh, Dublin 6 ++353 1 269 7357

Having worked for 5 years with BCDH Architects on projects such as U2 Tower, residential developments on SJRQ, Dublin 2, sucessful competition entries for Iris

World Performing Arts Village for the University of Limerick and the Anthony Fokker Park, Schiphol, Holland and domestic extensions, James joined the practice in 2006. He has worked closely with our clients, the Maritime Institute of Ireland and the OPW, in developing a new masterplan for the museum and have almost completed the second phase of works to restore the interiors subsequent to the external envelope of the structure being secured. James has also worked in a specialist consultant capacity advising on conservation issues on a number of large projects involving protected structures including:-

Humewood Castle, Co. Wicklow Ballintaggart Stud, Co. Kildare Whites Castle, Athy, Co. Kildare Heuston Station, Dublin Kent Station, Cork

The Former Dundalk Railway Works Houses at Fitzwilliam Place, Leeson Street and James Street, Dublin Houses and Parish Buildings at Ashbourne, Gorey, Skerries, Tramore & Drogheda Two Protected Structures in Killarney National Park Dartry House, Rathmines Luas Line BXD Impacts Metro North Impacts

Drogheda, Ballinasloe and Tullamore Train Stations The K-Club Demesne Radio Teilifis Eireann St. Clares Convent, Harolds Cross The Ford Factory, Cork City

James has completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Conservation and Building Repair in Trinity College Dublin.

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