Conservation Accredited Engineer (CARE) MEng CEng MIStructE
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Conall is one of only a handful of Conservation Accredited Engineers (CARE) in Ireland. He has led many of our prestigious conservation projects including the Grade A Listed Crumlin Road Gaol, the WW1 Fort Dunree in Donegal, the National Trust Mount Stewart and St.Pancras International. He has also previously worked on the conservation of coral stone structures at the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative site Jazeerat Al Hamra in the UAE.
Conall brought a wealth of local and international experience to the practice having spent 8 years working in Dubai, Sydney & Berlin prior to joining Design ID in 2018. He has a broad project portfolio encompassing several highly accoladed projects in the Arts sector; the iconic ‘Louvre Abu Dhabi’ museum (with Ateliers Jean Nouvel), the ‘Phoenix Art Gallery’ in Sydney (Dezeen Cultural Building of the Year 2020), and more recently the ‘Halcyon Art Gallery’ at Harrods.
Conall graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 2010 with a MEng Structural Engineering with Architecture (first class honours), during which he received an ICE QUEST scholarship. Following graduation, Conall spent over four years with Buro Happold in the Middle East. During this time, he was selected for the prestigious role of ‘Future Leader/Apprentice’ to the 2012/13 ICE President, as well as being awarded ‘Leader of Tomorrow’ at the 2013 British Construction Industry Awards and ‘Young Engineer of the Year’ at the Big Project Middle East Construction Awards.
In 2015 Conall moved to Sydney and spent two years working on high-end projects in the residential and arts sectors with Taylor Thompson Whitting (TTW), followed by 6 months in Berlin working with a local design practice, Bollinger & Grohmann. He was accepted as a Chartered Member of the ICE in 2014 and of the IStructE in 2015.
Fun Fact: Conall spent 3 months volunteering with a disaster relief agency in Nepal in the aftermath of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake.