Founded in 2015 Joan McElligott Architect is an RIAI Registered Practice based in Dublin. The practice is the accumulation of design skills and expertise gained over 15 years of working in award winning practices in Dublin, London, Sydney, Toronto & New York. We have selected projects which provide a snap-shot of our experience. If you are interested in finding out more or discussing your project please get in contact.



Protected Structures - Extensions & Refurbishments


We have worked on a range of residential projects from Protected Structures, Beach Houses to Extensions & Refurbishment of Houses and Apartments in Ireland, London, Sydney, Toronto and New York.



Event Concept Design for House of Peroni Pop-Up Dublin 2016

Event Concept Design for House of Peroni Pop-Up Dublin 2016


We have a range of experience working with both Private and Public Clients. 

Apartment Refurbishment - Custom Kitchen February 2015

Apartment Refurbishment - Custom Kitchen February 2015

Interiors & Built in Furniture

Design to maximise the sense of space, light and storage. Design of built in furniture and advice on finishes and materials.

Over the past 15 years we have worked on a range of residential projects including work to Protected Structures, One off houses, Beaches Houses, Extensions, Refurbishments, House & Apartment Schemes.

Delighted to be included in Irish Times feature in September 2018

Some projects on the drawing board

Stoneybatter Project featured in The Irish Times in May 2017.

This project involved the full refurbishment of a ‘2 up & 2 down’ house in Stoneybatter, Dublin 7. The work included the rebuilding of a single storey extension, re-roofing of the main house, full re-wiring & re-plumbing, insulation of floors, walls & roof, new kitchen, bathroom and new finishes throughout.

Work completed to date includes advising on Layouts & Finishes, Conservation & Accessibility for Offices, the conversion of Protected Structures to Retail & Apartment use and Concept Design & Technical Input for an Events Company for a Pop Up in Dublin.

Event Concept & Layout Design for House of Peroni Pop Up Dublin 2016 - done in collaboration with Antoin Doyle Architect.

We were invited to submit design proposals for the selection of a Concept Design Team for the House of Peroni Pop Up Dublin 2016. The brief included the design of a rooftop layout to accommodate an events space & bar terrace on the top of the Trinity Street carpark in Dublin 2 and a bar in a commercial unit with street level signage on Dame Lane. 

Concept Design for Apartment Lobby Upgrades - due for completion October 2018


The design of interiors, built in furniture and selection of finishes is key to maximising the sense of space, light & storage.  Careful consideration is given to the selection of a palate of materials and colours to realise a unified design concept. Collaborating with skilled Contractors and Craftspeople the fit out elements are designed and executed to realise Client aspirations. 



Blackrock - Custom Kitchen & Built inJoinery

Donnybrook - Apartment Refurbishment

Stoneybatter - Extension & Refurbishment

Rathmines - Apartment Refurbishment