The Irish Architecture Foundation has announced Dominic Stevens and Michael Goan as newly appointed Directors to the Board of the IAF. Michael is a registered architect and a director of GOKU. A graduate of DIT, he has also received an MSc in Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies from the University of East London/CAT.

As a member and former chair of the RIAI’s sustainability task force as well as a sectoral nominee to Dublin City Council SPC for Climate Action, Environment and Energy, he is an advocate for the mainstreaming of sustainability as an overarching consideration in all aspects of architectural teaching and practice. Dominic is a director of JFOC Architects and has won numerous architectural awards. His work has been exhibited and published internationally, notably in the Guggenheim Museum, New York, at the Venice Biennale of Architecture and in the Phaidon Atlas of World Architecture. He is a member of ARENA, the European Architecture Research Network and in this capacity he is active in organising conferences and in the publication of research.

Denise Maguire        
Editor of Plan Magazine