Dominic Stevens
B.Arch MRIAI 

Dominic

Contact
dominic@jfocarchitects.com

Bio
Dominic established Dominic Stevens Architects in 1995 and went on to win numerous architectural awards including an AAI award for his recently completed Doolin Coastguard Station. His Mimetic House was featured in the Phaidon Atlas of World Architecture and Princeton Architectural Press’ The Full Irish. Dominic was a member of the Steering Committee for Government Policy on Architecture and was awarded the Kevin Kieran Award by the Arts Council and the OPW. He lectures in the School of Architecture in DIT.

Projects

ABCD: Artists’ Building Cooperative Dublin
Home-Grown Home
Tower House
Courtyard House
Garden Housing
Inbetween House
Mimetic House
Doolin House
Blackpitts Mosque
Artist's Studio
Irish Aerial Creation Centre
25k House

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, First Class Honours
UCD School of Architecture
1989

Professional Experience

JFOC Architects
2016 - present

Dominic Stevens Architects
1995 - 2016

Langhof and Leipe Stiegelmann Architects
1990 - 1995

Shay Cleary Architects
1989 - 1990

Academic Experience

Dublin School of Architecture, DIT
Lecturer, 2010 – present
Visiting Critic, 1998 – 2010

UCD School of Architecture
Lecturer, 1995 – 2003
Visiting lecturer and critic, 2003 – present

School of Architecture, University of Limerick
Visiting critic

School of Architecture, University of Ulster
Visiting critic

School of Architecture, Queens University Belfast
Visiting critic

Architecture School of Wales, Cardiff
Visiting critic

Member of Board, Model Niland Gallery, Sligo
2011 – present

Member of Project Arts Centre, Temple Bar, Dublin
2011 – present

Member of the Strategic Policy Committee Culture and Enterprise, Leitrim County Council
2010 – present

Member of the Steering Committee for Government Policy on Architecture
2007 - 2008

Architectural Association of Ireland Assessor
2006

Architectural Exhibitions

New Irish Architecture 26, Darc Space Gallery
2011

Shadowlands
Dublin City Council
2010

Domus Contemporanea
GAM, Catania, Sicily, Italy
2008

Ecology, Technology, Mythology
Crafts Council of Ireland
2008

New Irish Architecture 22, Office of Public Works
2007

Fluidcity
From Suburban to Super Rural, Irish Pavilion, Venice Biennale of Architecture, Venice, Italy
2007

New Irish Architecture 19, Office of Public Works
2004

New Irish Architecture 18, Office of Public Works
2003

New Irish Architecture 17, Office of Public Works
2002

New Irish Architecture14, Photographic Archive
1999

New Irish Architecture 13, RHA Gallery
1998

Art Exhibitions

Contemplating the Void
Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
2010

Drift
Irish Museum of Modern Art, in collaboration with Anne Tallentire
2010

As Built
Work on Paper, Wicklow County Council Offices
2008

Architecture - The Bridge
The Dock, Leitrim
2008

Life in Ireland (pt 1: The Countryside)
Installation. The Dock, Leitrim
2006

building, dwelling, thinking
Installation. Eigse, Carlow
2006

The beauty of Rural Ireland
Installation. RHA annual exhibition
2005

Practicing Architecture
RHA Gallery, Dublin
2004

A Place to Think
Installation, travelling exhibition, Roscommon, Cork, London, curated by Cliodhna Shaffrey for Leitrim County Council
2004

Publications

irishvernacular.com
2011

How to live in a Lovely House
Published by Wicklow County Council
2008

RURAL
A study of the rural Irish Landscape, published by Mermaid Turbulence
2007

Essay: Neo Rural Architecture
Building Material 13
Architectural Association of Ireland
2005

Completed buildings published in numerous international architectural publications, ie Domus, A+U, A10, Dwell, Grand Designs
2001 - 2005

Essay: What becomes of rural Ireland?
Irish Review, published by Cork University Press
2003

Essay: Drawing by Hand
Element Magazine, published by Mermaid Turbulence
2001

Editor, Building Material
Journal of the Architectural Association of Ireland
1999 – 2000

Domestic, an approach to the design of domestic buildings
Published by Mermaid Turbulence
1999

Awards

AAI Award
Doolin Coastguard Station
2016

Highly Commended, Best Public Building
Doolin Coastguard Station
2015

Shortlist for BSI Swiss Architectural Award
2012

AAI Award
25K House
2011

Architecture Bursary
Arts Council of Ireland 2010

Nominee
The Mies Van der Rohe European Architecture Prize
2008

AAI Award
Mimetic House
2007

Kevin Kieran Award
2005

AAI Special Mention
Inbetween House
2004

AAI Special Mention
Precast Lines in collaboration with John Graham
2003

AAI Special Mention
Building the Home
2002

AAI Award
Domestic Acupuncture
1999

AAI Special Mention
Graphic Design Studio
1998

 
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