David O'Brien Architectural Technologist & Building SurveyorO’Brien Design is run by David O’Brien. David qualified as an Architectural Technologist at Waterford Institute of Technology in 1985. The next five years were spent working in London gaining invaluable experience. There David worked on such prestigious projects as County Hall on the South Bank. He was also involved in the re-development of London Docklands.

In 1991 David returned to Wexford. He became a partner in Scanlon-O’Brien Architects. For twelve years this highly successful practice took on large and small projects in both Wexford and Dublin. David’s career then moved from Architectural Technologist to Project Architect. He carried out this role for a number of years. In 2010 O’Brien Design was founded.

David has kept up to date with the ever-changing demands of building design. He studied Law at Trinity College.  He completed a FETAC course in Soil Testing. He was awarded a BSc in Building Surveying from the University of Reading in the UK. He was also awarded a Masters in Architecture: Environmental and Energy Studies from the Centre for Alternative Technology (Wales) and the University of East London.

David is a Registered Building Surveyor with the Society of Chartered Surveyors of Ireland. As such, he can act as an Assigned Certifier and Design Certifier for the current Building Regulations in Ireland.practical designs with eco-friendly credentials

David’s ethos for O’Brien Design is to provide practical designs with eco-friendly credentials.