'Three Generations of People, Three Generations of Technology.'

CJFA was Founded in 1986 by Christopher John (Ron) Falconer. With Partners Gareth Matthew Falconer, and Juneanne Falconer, over three decades, the Practice has grown organically, employing over twenty-five talented, qualified, and international, Architects, Technologists and Designers, with generations of experience.

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Christopher J. Falconer

FRIAI, RIBA, ARB, CIArb, Dip. Arch, RIAI Conservation Grade 3
Founding Partner & Architect

CJFA was established in 1986 by Christopher John (Ron) Falconer (1936-2017) - a Principal in Private Practice for over forty years,with an extensive experience in the construction industry. In a career which spanned more than half a century, he delivered town-planning, educational facilities (Primary, Secondary, & University/Institutes of Technology), residential, heritage buildings, & museums - and acted as Conservation Architect, and on Protected Structures, for more than two decades - including Waterford Institute of Technology’s Good Shepherd Campus, and the Edmund Rice International Heritage Centre & Museum, Mount Sion, Waterford.

For more on the life of Ron Falconer, click here.

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Gareth Matthew Falconer

MRIAI, RIBA OBE, RIAI Arch. Tech., ACABE, AMIAS, Dip. Arch Tech, RIAI PSDP, RIAI Conservation Architect G3
Managing Partner & Architect

Gareth Falconer acts as Managing Partner for CJFA. His unique professional and technical background, reinforces his role in management & delivery of projects. His experience includes: Office Facilities; IDA Advance Technology Buildings & Parks; Management of Process Design; Life-Science Facilities; Bio-Science R&D Facilities; Education; Institutes of Technology; Campuses-Masterplanning, and BREEAM & LEED design solutions. Gary is additionall an RIAI-Accredited PSDP, and RIAI Conservation Architect G3. This will ensure that a multifaceted knowledge gained through over thirty years of cross-pollinated experience, will be channelled appropriately to meet equirements of your unique project.

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Juneanne Falconer

MRIAI, RIBA, ARB, B.Arch., Dip. Arch., Dip. Arch., RIAI Conservation G3, RIAI PSDP, RIAI Environmental
Partner & Architect

An RIAI, and RIBA Architect, Juneanne Falconer worked for the late Peter and Mary Doyle (pioneering Irish Architects) for a number of years prior to joining CJFA’s Practice, when she showed the natural Design and Project Management Skills to be made a Partner in 2000. Her particular experience includes: Offices, Community Architecture, Tourism Facilities., Health Projects, and Education Facilities. Juneanne is additionally an RIAI-Accredited PSDP, Accredited in RIAI Environment, and RIAI Conservation Architect G3.

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Aaron Falconer

MRIAI, RIBA, ARB, ACABE, Prof. Dip. Arch., Dip. Arch., BSc. Arch. Tech., RIAI PSDP
Practice Manager & Architect

Aaron Falconer joined the Practice of C.J. Falconer & Associates, in 2005 - in addition to his position as architect, his particular skill set lead to his appointment as Practice Manager in 2010. He works closely with the Partners, Associates and Managers in all areas of the Practice, including Quality Management, Human Resources, Information and Communications, Finances and Business Development.

Aaron completed Architecture through the RIBA Office-Based Examinations at Oxford Brookes University, and at University College Dublin, as well as Architectural Technology at Waterford Institute of Technology – and holds memberships and accreditations of the RIAI, RIBA, ARB, CIOB, and CABE.

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Colin Falconer

MRIAI, RIBA, ARB, Prof. Dip. Arch, Dip. Arch, Dip. Arch. Tech, RIAI PSDP
Associate & Architect

Colin Falconer has received awards and nominations for several of his projects, across sectors, and over two decades with CJFA - including the New Mortuary and Post-Mortem Building, at University Hospital Waterford; UPMC New Global Technology Operations Center, Kilkenny; Scoil na Tríonóide Naofa, Limerick; SVP McGwire House Conservation, Waterford; and Teagasc Oakpark, Carlow. From 2012, Colin led CJFA’s first project delivered entirely in BIM: the Teagsac Paddy O’Keeffe Research & Innovation Centre. His additional experience includes a number of FDI & IDA Clients: UPMC, Sun Life, Tech-Mahindra, SE2/Delaware Life, Enterprise Ireland, MSD, & Kia. Colin has also contributed to publications, including Architecture Ireland & the Oxford Brookes University Yearbook.

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John Lennon

MRIAI, Dip. Arch., B. (Arch.) Sc.
Associate & Architect

John Lennon has been involved with projects across the Public, Private, and PPP sectors - particularly in the delivery of Educational, Residential, and Health & Social Care projects. Notable projects delivered by John, include the Award-Winning Focus Ireland Greenmount Close Development at Harold’s Cross, Dublin, and the Irish BIM Innovation Awards-Winning Comeragh College, Carrickon-Suir, Co. Tipperary as Part of Schools Bundle 4 PPP – while John additionally oversees the Residential Project Sector within the Practice - currently delivering a number of multi-unit residential developments for Housing Bodies, and Local Authorities, throughout the country.

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Monica Falconer

Office Manager / Human Resources Manager

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Chris Falconer

Marketing & Business Development Manager

With a Masters in Art & Architectural History - prior to joining the Practice of C.J. Falconer & Associates (CJFA) as Marketing & Business Development Manager - Chris Falconer worked as part of a number of international art institutes, and festivals. These included the Irish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale (Venice, Italy), Lismore Castle Arts (Lismore, Waterford), and the University College Cork Lewis Glucksman Gallery (Cork, Ireland). 

In his position as Marketing & Business Development Manager at CJFA, Chris is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of tendering; marketing-collateral; marketing insights; client and consultant liaison; public-relations; internal-marketing; practice/architecture award-submissions preparation; proof-reading; brand-management; presentations; art and architectural history consultation; digital & social media; preparation of select Practice Policies; and further.

Chris was awarded the 2012 Culture Ireland Travel Bursary for his work at the Irish Pavilion - which funded independent research on Modernist, and contemporary architecture in Berlin, and New York. His particular fields of research include Modernist architecture, architectonics in art, and exclusionary historiography - and he has presented at conferences, including University College Cork Art History Symposium 'Doubt & Visual Representation' - presenting an original paper of research on Irish Architect & Furniture Designer, Eileen Gray.

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Emma Hickey

RIAI Arch. Tech., BSc. Arch. Tech. SEAI BER Assessor, RIAI PSDP
Energy Consultant / Senior Architectural Technician / Technologist, & Domestic BER Assessor

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Ian O'Gorman

BSc Arch, BSc. Arch Tech.
Senior Architectural Technician / Technologist

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Thomas Moran

ACIAT, Bsc.(Hons) Arch. & BIM. Tech , Bsc. Arch. Tech.
BIM Manager, BIM Technician; Architectural Technician / Technologist

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Jason Barry

BSc. Arch. Tech., RIAI DAC
Architectural Technician / Technologist / DAC

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Kevin Guinan

ACIAT, Dip. Arch. Tech, Dip. I.D., RIAI PSDP
Senior Architectural Technician / Technologist

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William Walsh

Senior Architectural Technician / Technologist

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Eilish Coady

Financial Manager

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Antonia Delicato

Administration Manager

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Damien O'Reilly

BSc. Arch. Tech., NCEA Cert Bus. Mgmt.
Architectural Technician / Technologist

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PJ Doyle

BSc. Arch. Tech.
BIM Technician; Architectural Technician/ Technologist

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Anne Cantwell

MRIAI, Prof. Dip. (Arch), B.Arch (Hons), B.Sc.(Arch)

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Rebecca Mulhall

B.Arch (Hons)
Graduate Architect

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Sebastian Markowski

B.Sc.(Hons) Arch & BIM Tech
BIM Technician; Architectural Technician/ Technologist


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