JFOC Architects was founded in 1987 and is owned and managed by John O’Connor, Dominic Stevens & Claire McManus. Our team includes Nora Shortall, David Jones, Mike O’Dell, James D’Arcy, James Murnaghan, & Mary Kelly.
As a design-led practice with strong technical competencies, we specialise in large-scale housing with over nine thousand high-quality housing units delivered to date and a further fifteen hundred dwellings currently on site or in the design and planning process. Our other specialisations include commercial, public and religious buildings.
The practice is involved in ongoing research projects as well as guiding the profession. Dominic lectures at the Dublin School of Architecture, DIT; and is a member of ARENA, the European architectural research network. Claire is a sitting member of the RIAI Council and the steering committees for RIAI Strategy and the Building Control (Amendment) Regulations.