A&D Wejchert & Partners Architects

Wejchert Architects, formerly A&D Wejchert & Partners Architects (known as A&D Wejchert Architects) is a firm of architects based in Dublin, Ireland.[1]

HistoryEdit

The company was established in 1974 by Polish husband and wife, Andrzej Wejchert and Danuta Kornaus-Wejchert. Andrzej Wejchert began working in Ireland in 1964 and successfully tendered for the design of the University College Dublin (UCD) campus. He later lectured at the UCD School of Architecture. In 1997, he received an honorary doctorate in laws. Andrzej died in 2009, and Danuta in 2014. Their daughter Agnieszka Wejchert Pearson is also an architect.[2]

As of 2018, the practice has 2 managing partners, 3 other partners, 2 associates, and a number of support staff.[1]

ServicesEdit

The partnership offers architectural, design, estimation, certification, and project management services, including building information modelling.[3]

Notable projectsEdit

Wejchert has created designs for several educational institutions, starting with University College Dublin and including Dublin City University, University College Cork, the University of Limerick, and Waterford Institute of Technology.[4] At UCD they designed major academic buildings and the water tower, and work at DCU included The Helix performing arts centre. The firm has worked on various phases of the Blanchardstown Centre since 1986. In the 1980s, the firm began to work in Poland; their design for the Sobański Palace was named Best Public Building in Warsaw in 1989. Other notable designs include the Glasnevin Trust Museum.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Practice overview". Wejchert Architects. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  2. ^ Gallagher, Alanna. "Wejchert architects' Killiney home reflects founders' design style". The Irish Times.
  3. ^ "Services". Wejchert Architects. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Andrzej and Danuta Wejchert". Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2015-04-05.