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Conall Doherty

Prinicpal Engineer - DD: 028 9592 4621

MEng CEng MIStructE

Conall brings a wealth of local and international experience to the practice having spent 8 years working in Dubai, Sydney & Berlin. He has a broad project portfolio encompassing several highly accoladed projects in the Arts sector; the iconic ‘Louvre Abu Dhabi’ museum (with Ateliers Jean Nouvel), the ‘Phoenix Art Gallery’ in Sydney (Dezeen Cultural Building of the Year 2020), and more recently the ‘Halcyon Art Gallery’ at Harrods.

He has a keen interest in the conservation and restoration of historic buildings & structures, and is currently working towards becoming a Conservation Accredited Registered Engineer (CARE). Since joining Design ID in 2018, notable conservation projects include the restoration of the 18th Century, Grade 1 Listed, No.6 Grafton Street, Mayfair, as well as structural assessments in National Trust properties throughout Northern Ireland, including Mount Stewart & Castle Ward. He has also previously worked on the development of a conservation strategy for historic coral stone houses in the United Arab Emirates.

Conall graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 2010 with a MEng Structural Engineering with Architecture (first class honours), during which he received an ICE QUEST scholarship. Following graduation, Conall spent over four years with Buro Happold in the Middle East. During this time, he was selected for the prestigious role of ‘Future Leader/Apprentice’ to the 2012/13 ICE President, as well as being awarded ‘Leader of Tomorrow’ at the 2013 British Construction Industry Awards and ‘Young Engineer of the Year’ at the Big Project Middle East Construction Awards.

In 2015 Conall moved to Sydney and spent two years working on high-end projects in the residential and arts sectors with Taylor Thompson Whitting (TTW), followed by 6 months in Berlin working with a local design practice, Bollinger & Grohmann. In 2017 he worked as a volunteer structural engineer with a disaster relief agency in Nepal for 3 months, developing the technical content for an innovative app aiming to improve the quality of construction supervision in isolated communities in the aftermath of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake.

He was accepted as a Chartered Member of the ICE in 2014 and of the IStructE in 2015.