DMVF Architects are an experienced practice working on a diverse range of projects from award winning commercial, public and educational buildings to one off private residences in Ireland and abroad.

We are a conservation accredited practice specialising in delivering contemporary and conservation architecture designed, detailed and crafted to produce beautiful buildings and interiors.

Lisa McVeigh Director BSc. Arch. B. Arch (Hons) MRIAI

Lisa studied Architecture at Queen’s University, Belfast from 1993–1999. Upon graduating, Lisa worked for Campbell Conroy Hickey Architects (CCH) from 1999 to 2005 in Dublin. Lisa has extensive experience leading design teams on projects in the residential, commercial, leisure and hospitality sectors both in Ireland and internationally.

Lisa is a RIAI Conservation Architect Grade 3  and  holds an RIAI Accreditation in Health & Safety.

Colm Doyle Director BSc. Arch. B. Arch (Hons) MRIAI

Colm studied Architecture at Dundee University. He worked in London prior to DMVF for international award winning practice Paul Davis & Partners (PDP). Colm has extensive experience working as a Conservation Architect — skilfully integrating contemporary architecture within historic environments.

Colm is a RIAI Grade 3 Conservation Architect.

John Flood Director Dip. Arch B.Arch Sc. (Hons) MRIAI

John studied Architecture at DIT, Bolton Street School of Architecture from 1992–1998. Upon graduating, he gained expertise working on award winning projects with the esteemed de Blacam and Meagher Architects from 1998 to 2005. John has successfully completed and led design teams on a wide range of projects from fit outs of bars, restaurants and offices to new build third level educational facilities.

John is a RIAI Conservation Architect Grade 3 and holds an RIAI Accreditation in Sustainability.

Aisling Donnelly Associate MRIAI BSc MArch (Hons) Architect Accredited in Conservation Grade 3
Amanda Bate Associate MRIAI, BSc, DipArch, MArch, ARB Architect Accredited in Conservation Grade 3
Aileen NicAodha Associate MRIAI, B.Arch. (Hons.), Architect Accredited in Conservation Grade 3
Caitriona McArdle Senior Architect MRIAI, B.Arch(Hons), MSc., WELL AP Architect Accredited in Conservation Grade 3
Angus Black Architect MRIAI BSc, DipArch, March (Hons)
Ciara Ryan Architect MRIAI
Eamonn Costello Architect MArch
Ethna McDermott Architect MRIAI Dip.IArch(Dist), BSc, MArch (Hons)
Denise O’Leary Architect B.Arch.
Trixie Bark-itect Head of Security
Meet the DMVF Team

We have a large team of highly qualified, creative and reliable Architects with a broad range of experience across all areas of our industry.

Our strengths are in conservation with 8 members of our team holding a Grade 3 qualification.





  • Building and Architect of the Year Awards 2017: House Extension Refurbishment of the Year Award – Proj: Camden — June '17
  • Building and Architect of the Year Awards 2017: Shortlisted for 3 Awards – Proj: Camden & Morehampton Road — June '17
  • The Sunday Independent House Magazine: The Italian Job – Proj: Morehampton Road — May '17
  • The Journal: 8 things an Architect doesn’t you to know first — Mar '17
  • Best of Irish kitchens: Open Invitation – Proj: Dartry Park — Feb / Mar '17
  • Décor Magazine: Statement Styling – Proj: Granville — Dec '16 / Jan '17
  • House Tour: Camden Conservation – Proj: Camden — Nov '16
  • Irish Times: Landmark Rathmines Building to be converted into restaurant – Proj: Mixed Use, Rathmines — Oct '16
  • The Journal: Thinking of Renovating your home? 7 things to consider before you start — Sept '16
  • The Huffington Post: How to survive a home renovation by Fiona McPhilips — Sept '16
  • Irish Wood Awards 2016: Commendation – Proj: Cottage Cubed — Nov '16
  • Image Interiors: Camden Conservation – Proj: Camden — Sept / Oct '16
  • Houzz – Houzz Tour: A Family Home in Dublin is Reconfigured for Two – Proj: Greystones — June '16
  • House & Home: The Venue for Today’s Cos Dublin Event Will Give You Serious House Envy – Proj: Camden — Apr '16
  • All Ireland Kitchen Guide: New England Charm – Proj: Dundrum — Spring / Summer '16
  • RTE: Room to Improve – Proj: Camden — Feb '16
  • Décor Magazine: Hamptons Inspiration – Proj: Frankfort — Aug / Sept '15
  • 7 amazing bathrooms with freestanding bathtubs — May '15
  • The Journal: 100 Year Old House? Here are a few tips for an energy efficient upgrade – Proj: Greystones — Apr '15
  • House and Home: Renovate Supplement – Family Ties — May / June '15
  • Houzz - Ask an Architect: How Can I Carve Out a New Room Without Extending – Proj: Cottage Cubed — Mar '15
  • RTE: Room to Improve – Proj: Dartry & Meath — Feb '15
  • RTE: Room to Improve – Proj: Butterfield — Feb '15
  • Love Your Home by Dermot Bannon (Gill & MacMillan 2014) – Proj: Dartry, Butterfield & Cottage Cubed
  • TV3: Design Doctors – Proj: Cottage Cubed — Oct '14
  • Irelands Homes Interiors & Living: Extensions, Expert Advice — Jan '13
  • Image Interiors & Living: Room With A View – Proj: Butterfield — May / June '13
  • Sunday Times - Home Section: Room to Bloom — Oct '13
  • RIAI Awards: Commended – Proj: Cottage Cubed
  • Daily Design Joint: Cottage Cubed Refurbishment – Proj: Cottage Cubed — Nov '12
  • How Walls Can Define The Space of Stairs – Proj: Cottage Cubed — Oct '16
  • Bray People: Bray Cottage Wins Design Award – Proj: Cottage Cubed — June '12
  • Image Interiors: Future Proof – Proj: Greystones — May / June '12
  • The Irish Times: Life and Culture section – A Towering Achievement — June '12
  • Wicklow Times: Local Bray Architect Shortlisted for Irish Architecture Award – Proj: Cottage Cubed — June '12
  • Small House Bliss: Cottage Cubed, A renovated Fisherman’s Cottage – Proj: Cottage Cubed — Oct '12
  • Inserting A Cube – Proj: Cottage Cubed — Feb '12
  • Irish Independent: My Favourite Room – Proj: Dublin 4 — Oct '09
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