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Announcement IAF Board

The IAF Board of Directors are delighted to announce two new Board Members


Michael Goan and Dominic Stevens were recently welcomed as the latest additions to the Irish Architecture Foundation’s Board of Directors.
We are delighted to have two such distinguished and experienced architects joining our Board.


Michael is a registered architect and a director of GOKU. A graduate of DIT, he has also received an MSc in Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies from the University of East London / CAT. As a member and former chair of the RIAI’s sustainability task force as well as a sectoral nominee to Dublin City Council SPC for Climate Action, Environment and Energy, he is an advocate for the mainstreaming of sustainability as an overarching consideration in all aspects of architectural teaching and practice. Michael has received recognition at the RIAI annual awards for his work as well as being shortlisted for the Mies Van Der Rohe European architecture prize.

Dominic is a director of JFOC Architects. He has won numerous architectural awards and his work has been exhibited and published internationally, notably in the Guggenheim Museum, New York, at the Venice Biennale of Architecture and in the Phaidon Atlas of World Architecture. He is a member of ARENA, the European Architecture Research Network and in this capacity he is active in organising conferences, and in the publication of research. Dominic was a member of the Steering Committee for Government Policy on Architecture. He lectures in the School of Architecture in DIT. Publications include RURAL (2007) and Domestic (1998).