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Seán Mahon has over 18 years’ experience in strategic design, planning and development of healthcare facilities and brings an understanding of contemporary clinical planning together with a high level of design awareness to all his projects. His projects include winning designs and submissions for many of the recent leading national healthcare projects, including the new National Paediatric Hospital (2009); National Programme for Radiation Oncology (2008); the HSE’s Community Nursing Unit projects (2007); and the MWRH Co-located hospital project in Limerick (2006). He was previously responsible for the Mater and Children’s hospital development also at Eccles Street, for which the enabling Hostel building received an RIAI Regional Award commendation in 2006, and he continues to advise the Children’s University Hospital, Temple Street, the Rotunda Maternity Hospital and other healthcare clients.
Sean graduated with honours from the School of Architecture UCD in 1986, and worked with James Stirling in London and Berlin before returning to Dublin in 1990 to work with O’Donnell and Tuomey on cultural projects in Temple Bar.
He was President of the AAI in 1993-94; became a member of the RIAI in 1994. He has served on the Council of the Irish Concrete Society and various boards and sub-committees within the RIAI.
More recently Seán was a member the HSE Hospital Infection Control Building Standards working group on the provision of in-patient accommodation in acute hospitals which was responsible for recommending the introduction 100% single rooms in all new acute hospitals in Ireland. Seán is currently Chair of the RIAI Healthcare Design Committee and is also a member of the HSE Working Group on Aspergillus Risk Prevention.
Sean continues to advise many healthcare providers and the HSE on current projects and healthcare strategies and has frequently lectured on current developments and trends in healthcare architecture.
He is since 2008 the Managing Director of O’Connell Mahon Architects.