Jonny Mckenna, Director

Jonny Mckenna


Dublin Joined in 2006 BSc BArch MA (Urban Design) RIBA

Jonny is a Director, architect and urban designer and has played a lead role in a masterplanning and residential projects since joining Metropolitan Workshop in 2006, having previously had wide-ranging experience in Ireland and France. He is particularly skilled in leading and co-coordinating large-scale multidisciplinary teams working in sensitive urban contexts such as the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Masterplan and the Swindon Town Delivery Plan. He has delivered award winning public realm projects in Balham and Chipping Barnet.

He has expertise in Strategic Housing Developments and recently gained planning permission for two separate Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) schemes in Stillorgan and Maynooth.  He is currently working on town renewal plans for Kildare and Newbridge, residential led masterplanning schemes for Clonburris Strategic Development Zone and a housing scheme in Ranelagh.

He teaches on Urban Design London’s foundation courses, sits on Hackney’s design review panel and is an RIBA client adviser. He leads Metropolitan Workshops Dublin studio and is a member of the RIAI Urban Design Committee.

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