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Stephen Foley MRIAI

Johan Berglund MSAR

Collaborators 2012-

Marta Lopez Garcia

Sara Acebes Anta

Sofia Parker

Stephen Wall

Carles Sala Roig 

Maroun C. Tabbal

Natalia Matesanz Ventura 

Angela Juarranz Serrano

Alessandro Carlucci

Clara Miro Guixeras

Nerea Santamaria Villar

Francisco Rojas Rivadulla

STEPHEN FOLEY M.Arch MRIAI   b.Dublin 1983


Stephen graduated as an architect from Dublin Institute of Technology and has a Masters in Advanced Architecture from the School of Architecture Madrid (ETSAM). He has over 10 years experience working on public, cultural and sports buildings having previously worked on the Qatar Faculty for Islamic Studies and the Avondale Park Pavilion amongst other award winning cultural projects in London and the Middle East with Mangera Yvars Architects before forming SFA with offices in Madrid and Dublin.He currently leads a 4th year design unit at the Cork Centre for Architectural Education and has taught at the School of Architecture Madrid (ETSAM), the Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI), AA Visiting School Barcelona and University College London. In 2017 he was awarded the RIAI Future Award which is given to Emerging Irish Architects.

JOHAN BERGLUND B.Arch MSA/SAR  b.Stockholm 1977

Johan graduated as the highest achieving Diploma student of his year at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL in 2005. His diploma project won great acclaim both within and outside the Bartlett, winning the UCL Sir Bannister Fletcher Medal for the highest grade in diploma, as well as winning a commendation for the RIBA Silver Medal awards along with the iGuzzini and SOM travel awards. He was chosen for BD class of 2005, showcasing the best architecture graduates across the UK. Johan previous professional experience includes several years as an associate at Mangera Yvars Architects, where he led the design team of several key projects, including the $250 million Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies in Doha, Qatar. He also worked as a senior architect with the team of Martha Schwartz Partners, where he was instrumental in the design of the 4km long Abu Dhabi Corniche project. Johan has along his professional work also established a strong academic career, previously running the successful BSc Unit 8 and March Unit 16 at the Bartlett School of Architecture. He is a visiting tutor and critic at several schools in the UK and Europe, and previously held a position as Associate Lecturer at Chelsea College of Art and Design.

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