As a small practice we offer a very personal service and all clients deal directly with our Principal Architect Gareth Sullivan throughout all project stages. 


As an RIAI Registered Architect Practice we can save you money and add value to your investment. We can assist with selecting your site, assessing your current property, managing your budget and sourcing a reputable builder. We also co-ordinate everything associated with the planning and building control authorities  to ensure we guide our clients through every stage of the process. 




Gareth Sullivan is Principal Architect at Simply Architecture and has over 15 years of project running experience particularly in bespoke residential projects and boutique retail and office developments. Gareth is a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), The Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (RIAI) and is also a Certified Passive House Designer. 


Ailbhe Cunningham  joined the practice in 2017 and works as project architect on a range of residential and commercial projects


Paul Higgisson is a Part II Architect with experience in a broad range of project types and has been a member of the team since 2019


Our office manager Barbara Sullivan has a background in finance and worked with The Lonely Planet in London & Trend Micro prior to joining the practice in 2016


Simply Architecture is listed on The Architect Practice Directory with The Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland ( RIAI ) details of which can be found here  





Who we are  &  What we do


We are honoured to have our work recognised by the following national

awards in recent years:



2019 RIAI Irish Architecture Awards: The Future Award:                             Winner

2019 ISOVER Energy Efficiency Awards: Best Building                               Winner

2018 Irish Design Awards: Architecture Category:                             Commended

2018 Building & Architect of the Year Awards: Single House:                    Winner

2018 Construction Industry Awards: Residential Category:                 Shortlisted

2018 RIAI Irish Architecture Awards: House of The Year:                        Exhibited

2017 RIAI Irish Architecture Awards: House of The Year:       Highly Commended  




Architect in cork working on one-off house designs, cork architects riai awards highly commended. house of the year cork.