STEVE LARKIN ARCHITECT MRIAI, B.Arch (hons), B.Arch.Sc. (hons).


Steve Larkin is a musician and architect. He studied architecture at University College Dublin and graduated in 2002. He established Steve Larkin Architects in 2007. Since then the practice has been the recipient of a number of national and international awards and commendations. Steve is currently a Senior Lecturer (Education) at Queens University Belfast and Studio Tutor at the Dublin Institute of Technology. He is a guest critic in a number of universities in Ireland and the UK. The practice was nominated for the Mies van der Rohe European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture in 2013.


2013 Nominated for Mies van der Rohe European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture.

2013 Winner AAI Award, House at Baile Eamoinn

2012 Highly Commended, Architectural Review International House Award, London, House at Bogwest

2012 Winner RIAI Best Emerging Practice Award

2012 Winner RIAI Best House Award, House at Bogwest

2012 Highly Commended at RIAI Best House Awards, House at Baile Eamonn 

2012 Winner AAI Award, House at Bogwest


2013 Houses of the World 2013 Exposition, Ljubljiana, Slovenia.

2013 Connecting Territories, The work of ten innovative architects in UK and Ireland, PLACE Gallery, Belfast.

2012 RIAI Awards Exhibition, Ireland, China and UK.

2012 AAI Awards Exhibition, The Lighthouse Cinema, Dublin.

2012 Connecting Territories, Obel Belfast.

2012 MADE, Exhibition of Young Irish Architecture, Leitrim Sculpture Centre.

2012 MADE, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast.

2011 MADE, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin.

2009 Sounding Boxes, “Now What?” Exhibit, Art Space, Smithfield Market, Dublin.


Donal Siggins

Noreile Breen

Daire Bracken

Selected Publications

2013 Wallpaper Top Young Architects of the World

2013 Contemporary Irish Architecture by Gandon Editions

2013 AAI Awards Book by Gandon Editions

2012 Sunday Times, 16 Dec 2012 - text: Stephen Best

2012 Le Moniteur Architecture, Nov 12

2012 bdonline, 09 Nov 2012 – text: Hugh Strange

2012 Domus online, Nov 2012

2012 A10, Sept 2012 - text: Emmett Scanlon

2012 Architecture Ireland, Nov 2012

2012 AAI Awards Book by Gandon Editions

2012 Hinge Interiors, Japan, August 2012

2012 Architectural Review, AR House Awards 2012

2012 RIAI Annual Review 2012, Best Emerging Practice 2012 published by RIAI

2012 RIAI Annual Review 2012, House at Bogwest published by RIAI

2012 Self Build and Renovate, RIAI Best House Award 2012

2012 Sunday Times, June 2012, RIAI public choice awards nominations

2012 Architecture Ireland, July 2012, RIAI Awards 2012