Noel Brady S.M.Arch.S.

Lecturer in Architecture; Design Theory Technology & Urbanism

Room 209
Dublin School of Architecture
College of Engineering & Built Environment
Dublin Institute of Technology
Linen Hall
Bolton Street, Dublin 1, Ireland

Phone +353 1 402 3935
Email noel.brady@dit.ie

Qualifications

  • CPD Qualification – Project Supervisor Design Phase Health & Safety, RIAI, Dublin 2013
  • S.M.Arch.S., Master of Science in Architecture Studies, M.I.T., U.S.A. 1989
  • Dip. Arch., Diploma in Architecture, Dublin Institute of Technology 1985        
  • B.Arch.Sc., Bachelor of Architectural Science, Trinity College Dublin 1985    

Membership of Professional Bodies and Learned Societies

  • Member of The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) 
  • Member of Institute of Designers in Ireland, MIDI
  • Member of the Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland, MRIAI – Registered Architect
  • Member Visual Artists Ireland
  • Academician Urban Academy
  • Member Urban Design Group, UK
  • Member of ICCC Advisory Board for Student Design Competition, Institute for Caring Communities New York

Academic Experience

  • Lecturer Dublin School of Architecture, Dublin Institute of Technology: 1998
  • Assistant Lecturer  School of Architecture, Dublin Institute of Technology: 1990 - 1998
  • Studio Year Head –Architecture Technology Studio, Year 2 (BArchTech (hons) Programme) 2015 -
  • Studio Year Head –Architecture Technology Studio, Year 3 (BArchTech (hons) Programme) 2014 - 2015
  • Module Coordinator –Architecture Design Studio, Year 3 (BArch (hons) Programme) 2010 to 2014
  • Studio Year Head – Architecture Design Studio, Year 4 (BArch (hons) Programme) 2000 - 2010
  • Design Unit – Architecture Thesis Studio, Year 5 (BArch Programme) 2015 to 2016
  • Elective Unit – Metamorphosis Concrete Project – Design Elective, Year 4 (BArch Programme) 2015 to 2016
  • Tectonics (Design Technology) – Year 4 (BArch (hons) Programme)  2002 to 2005
  • Urban Project Design Tutor - Year 2 MSc (Spatial planning )  2002 to 2004
  • HTC (History Theory Criticism) – Theory & Urbanism Modules Year 2 & 3  (BArch (hons) Programme) 1988 -
  • HTC (History Theory Criticism) – Architectural Technology Modules Year 1 & 2 (BArchTech (hons) Programme) 2010 -
  • Studio Year Head – Architecture Design Studio, Year 1 (BArch (hons) Programme)   

Practice Experience

  • Director Parenthesis Research (Design & Spatial Intelligence) Limited 2016
  • Director 12 Publishers 2007 - 2016
  • Director Synthetic Reality – Inventive Design, Product Design & Development 1996 – 2016
  • Principal Architect NJBA Architecture + Urban Design, Dublin, Ireland 1994 –
  • Richard Hurley & Associates Architect and Associate in Architectural firm, Offices, Cultural, Religious, Dublin, Ireland 1990 – 1994
  • Ben Thompson & Associates Cambridge MA Assistant Architect and Urban Designer, Masterplans in Japan, US and Europe, Cambridge, USA 1989 – 1990
  • Assistant Architect, Offices, Commercial, Restaurants, Housing, London, UK 1984 - 1987                 

Publications - Articles & Journals

  • Material – AAI Journal - “Iron in the Soul” - investigating the Mies’ Cruciform columns 2016
  • Co-editor, Architecture Ireland - Place, RIAI Ireland  2016
  • Co-editor, Issue 1, New Journal of Architecture, D.I.T. Ireland 2011
  • Co-editor, Metropolitan Corridor Conference Proceedings, D.I.T., Dublin, Ireland  2002
  • “Strategic Cities”, Building Material AAI Journal Winter, Dublin, Ireland 2001
  • Co-editor, Architectural Journal 2, D.I.T. Ireland 1998
  • Co-editor, Architectural Journal 1, D.I.T. Ireland 1996
  • “Architectural Principles of Community Dwellings”, Healthcare Compendium, co-authored with Prof. Imre Halasz Van Nostrand Reinhold, USA 1990
  •  “Museums; The New Cathedrals” Metamorphosis Student Architectural Journal  , M.I.T., Cambridge, USA 1989
  • Founding co-editor Metamorphosis Student Architectural Journal  , M.I.T., Cambridge, USA 1989

Publications - Reviews

  • Architecture Ireland - Mirror Mirror – Review of Mapping Beauty Seminar 2016
  • Architecture Ireland – In the tension between freedom and need – Review of Self Made City (Berlin Cohousing Book) 2016
  • Urban Design – Rush 2020 – Article on the urban masterplan/vision document for Rush Co. Dublin [NJBA A+U] 2012
  • Architecture Ireland - 2:1 The Paper Tube Project, Exhibition Review 2012
  • Architecture Ireland – A Glimpse inside the Hive Mind of Snohetta - Interview with Craig Dykers 2012
  • Version 12.2.1 – The Impossible Memorial 2012
  • Architecture Ireland – Alternative Practice – Thoughts on Architectural Research 2011
  • Dublin’s Future: New Visions for Ireland’s Capital City – “Crossings” Chapter Editor Lorcan Sirr 2011
  • Architecture Ireland – Interview with Michael Warren Sculptor – The strange matter of Time and Space 2010
  • Architecture Yearbook RIAI – Black to White – Essay on small scale architecture in Ireland 2010
  • Architecture Ireland – Interview with James Mary O’Connor – Loosening the ties that bind 2009
  • New Housing 2 – RIAI (Tonlegee) [NJBA A+U] 2009
  • Architecture Ireland - Reconciliation – the search for an authentic architecture (Glenn Murcutt & Juhani Palasmaa) 2007
  • Baumeister 2007 - Reconciliation – Auf der Suche nach einer authentischen Architektur;
  • (Ein Gespräch mit Glenn Murcutt und Juhani Pallasmaa) reprint and translation 2007
  • Architecture Ireland - Tadao Ando – Inside Out 2007
  • Architecture Ireland - Interview with Thom Mayne (Morphosis) 2006
  • Architecture Ireland - Interview with David Chipperfield 2006
  • A10 - 5 – Neon Nation [NJBA A+U] 2006
  • Select Architecture (Ireland) – Le Petite Maison 2006
  • Architecture Ireland - Interview with Winy Maas (MVRDV) 2006
  • Architecture Ireland – Winning Entry Gaelite Neon Competition [NJBA A+U] 2005
  • Select Architecture (Ireland) – Skins Thick & Thin 2004
  • Architecture Ireland - Interview with Foreign Office Architects 2004
  • Irish Architect - Interview with Glenn Murcutt, Architect 2003   
  • Architecture Ireland (formerly Irish Architect) – Architecture at Work 2003   
  • Irish Architect – Regeneration? 2002
  • Irish Architect – DIT School of Architecture – Urban Project 1999
  • Irish Times – Dublin Central Rail Terminal [NJBA A+U] 1998
  • Business Contact – Dublin Central Rail Terminal  [NJBA A+U] 1998
  • Irish Architect – Liss Ard – Perceptive Ecological Realms 1997         
  • Circa Art Magazine – FIS Sculpture Competition [Noel Brady + Brian Connolly] 1996
  • Plan Magazine – FIS Sculpture Competition [Noel Brady + Brian Connolly] 1996
  • Irish Architect – Dublin Olympic Masterplan, [NJBA + RHA] 1995
  • Irish Architect – Mercy International Centre, [Associate with RHA] 1994

Conferences and Seminars

  • Chair of panel discussion – Urban Theory & Practice, RIAI/AOU Conference, Dublin Ireland 2016
  • “The deserted village” Paper investigating the morphology of the deserted village on Achill Island at AIARG 4 2015
  • Co-Organiser – “Untitled” Architectural Conference for AIARG 1, Dublin, Ireland 2012
  • “Iron in the Soul” Paper investigating the origins of Mies’ Cruciform column in the Barcelona Pavilion at AIARG 1 2012
  • Chair of panel discussion – Procuring the Future, Darc Gallery, Dublin Ireland 2009
  • Eileen Gray Conference - The Roots of Order
  • – Presentation of Design Research (directed work undertaken by DIT students) 2005
  • Co-organiser Metropolitan Corridors Conference – Dublin Ireland 2002
  • Presentation of Infrastructural Architecture for Metropolitan Corridors Conference – Dublin Ireland 2002
  • Chair for panel discussion - The Design of Cities – National Sculpture Factory, Cork, Ireland 2001
  • Conference Committee – Architectural Education, DIT, Dublin, Ireland 1999
  • Presentation of Project for Toolo Bay, Helsinki SAFA Urban Design Conference, Helsinki, Finland 1993

Awards & Exhibitions

  • Selected for Exhibition – Høyblokka Revisited, Oslo, Norway [NJBA A+U] 2014
  • 2nd – ACE Imagine Energy Competition, Ireland 2013
  • Shortlisted - UDG Francis Tibbalds Urban Design Award 2011 – 2012 (UDG UK) for Rush 2020 [NJBA A+U] 2012
  • Commended IPI – Nat. Planning Awards Strategic & Local Plan Making 2011 – 2012 for Rush 2020 - [NJBA A+U] 2012
  • Finalist – Monument for Victims of Abuse, International Competition Ireland 2012
  • Selected for “Space for Learning” Exhibition – IAF “Palace of Rooms” [NJBA + St. Patricks College Cavan] 2010
  • Selected for Exhibition RIAI - Irish Architecture Award – Drumcondra Credit Union, Ireland [NJBA + OOCA] 2009
  • Selected for Exhibition - AAI Award - Air Rights 1, Dublin Ireland [NJBA A+U] 2008
  • Selected for Exhibition RIAI - Irish Architecture Award – Tonlegee House (12 Units), Dublin Ireland [NJBA A+U] 2008
  • 2nd Joint Dublin Quays 2032 – OPUS Expo & Architecture Ireland, Dublin, Ireland [NJBA A+U + Jim Horan]  2007
  • Selected for Long List - Everest Project Line of Sight Online Sketch Competition, London [NJBA A+U] 2006
  • AAI Award – Brooke Heussaff Residence, Dublin Ireland [NJBA A+U] 2006
  • Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence – DIT, Dublin, Ireland  2006
  • 1st Place Gaelite Neon Sculpture Competition  [NJBA A+U] 2005
  • Runner Up – Invention Competition - DIT [Noel Brady] 2005
  • RIAI - Irish Architecture Award – Brooke Heussaff Residence [NJBA A+U] 2005
  • IDI Commendation – Brooke Heussaff Residence, Dublin Ireland [NJBA A+U] 2005
  • OPUS Award – Brooke Heussaff Residence, Dublin Ireland [NJBA A+U] 2005
  • Highly Commended – Planning National Planning Awards Killarney Masterplan [with MOLA Architects] 2005
  • Highly Commended – Urban Design National Planning Awards Killarney Masterplan [with MOLA Architects] 2005
  • Certificate of Merit Planning –National Planning Awards Carlow 800 [with MOLA Architects] 2002
  • Certificate of Merit Urban Design–National Planning Awards Carlow 800 [with MOLA Architects] 2002
  • Finalist – O’Connell Street Furniture (Kiosks) Competition, Dublin (Ireland) [NJBA A+U] 2001          
  • Finalist – EU-Light of the Future, Milan (Italy) [Synthetic Reality Inventive Design] 2000   
  • Highly Commended (2nd) - Navan Civic Space (Ireland) [NJBA A+U] 1999   
  • 1st Place - Knocksink Research Centre, Ireland [NJBA A+U] 1998
  • 1st Place (joint) - FIS Sculpture Competition, Ireland [Noel Brady &  Brian Connolly, Artist] 1996   
  • Commended - Ballybunion Golf Club Competition, Ireland [Team Leader with Richard Hurley & Associates] 1992       
  • Mentioned in report - Smithfield Urban Plan Competition, Ireland [Team Leader with Richard Hurley & Associates] 1992
  • Finalist - Windgap Sculpture Competition, Ireland – Finalist [Noel Brady & Ronna Fibikar] 1992        
  • 1st Place – Leaders for Manufacturing Programme (MIT) – New Logo 1989 
  • 1st Place - Minato Mirai, Yokohama Competition, Japan [Team Member with Ben Thompson & Associates] 1989 
  • 1st Place Fulbright Scholarship, USA & Ireland 1987

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