Cantrell & Crowley is one of the best known and longest-established architectural practices in Ireland. Throughout its 20+ year history the company has created some of Dublin’s most iconic buildings and helped define Irish Architecture as we know it today.

An award-winning and multi-disciplinary practice, Cantrell & Crowley has particular expertise in hotel and hospitality, residential and commercial, sport and leisure design.

Despite its years the company remains young and dynamic, employing 20 staff at its Dublin headquarters. Its portfolio of work is also extensive with a wide range of built, and ongoing projects across Ireland and the UK. A number of projects have also been undertaken overseas.

John Cantrell & David Crowley originally started separate practices in the Ireland in the 1980’s as David Crowley Architects and Cantrell Joyce Architects. The two practices merged in 1996 and in 2000 moved into their headquarters located in a purpose built office building in Blackrock, County Dublin.

With more than 30 years of experience to their names, David Crowley and John Cantrell’s influence on Irish architecture has been extensive. Cantrell & Crowley Architects body of work comprises some of Dublin’s most recognisable and prized buildings, including The Shelbourne Hotel, The Gresham Hotel and Citywest Business Park. David Crowley’s approach to design is still embraced by the team at Cantrell & Crowley today and continues to attract new business opportunities from Ireland and beyond. It stems from a fundamental belief that architecture should not only be contextually relevant but also rooted firmly in principles of sustainability. Within Ireland and the UK, Cantrell & Crowley Architects seek to create a marriage of contemporary design with local influences.

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