MCO has been working with the public, private and community sectors for over 20 years to enable real transformation in area-based development and within organisations. Our advantage is our 4D approach and our multi-disciplinary team.
Our successful track record is due to the diverse set of skills of our team of 30 people ranging from business, project management, environmental, architecture, design, communications, tourism, enterprise and cultural and social development. The quality of our service is NSAI-certified and we have delivered numerous award-winning projects including Great Northern Haven, Father Collins Park, Mater Hospital Campus Development, The Digital Hub and Temple Bar Regeneration projects.
BA, MBA, Honorary Member RIAI, CDir, Certified Project Director, Level A (IPM).
Managing Director of MCO Projects, Laura's particular expertise is in charting and implementing strategic organisational change, with a particular interest in healthcare. Laura is currently Chair of the Crafts Council, is past President of the Institute of Directors, and has served on various Boards as Chairman, Non-Executive Director, and Executive Director.
BA Archaeology, History of Art & Architecture, MScMgmt Business Administration, IPM member.
Executive Director of MCO Projects, Eve-Anne's particular expertise is in local area development, arts, culture and creative industries. Eve-Anne is currently Chair of the Irish Film Institute and a Director of ArArq Ireland and the Darklight Digital Festival.
MA (Hons) Architecture, Dip. Arch, MRIAI, MSc Applied Carbon Management.
Director of Sustainable Design, Philip has particular expertise in energy and carbon management, cultural mapping and 4D planning and has won numerous architectural awards for innovative sustainable design projects with MCO. He is currently undertaking a PhD in the School of Architecture at UCD part of the EU TURAS (Transitioning towards urban resilience and sustainability) project.
Director of MCO Board, Joe (BMC Chartered Accountants) has particular expertise in finance, business planning and structuring complex public-private finance initiatives. Joe is currently Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee of Temple Bar Cultural Trust (formerly Temple Bar Properties).
Our innovative ‘4D’ approach takes into account how people use buildings and areas over time. It involves mapping assets and resources to identify potential opportunities and solutions to challenges. We provide operational resources to work with clients and stakeholders on the implementation of projects. We also provide masterclasses, workshops and 4D toolkits to help stakeholders deliver those solutions within their organisations and communities.
We work with diverse clients and stakeholders across healthcare, enterprise development, environmental management, urban regeneration, cultural tourism and local area development. No one project is typical and ranges in scale depending on the needs of our clients which include major hospitals, national bodies and authorities, Government agencies, Local Authorities arts and culture and community organisations.
MCO has formed international alliances with specialists in healthcare planning (MAP Medical Architecture, London); cultural planning and creative place-making (Lia Ghilardi, Noema, London); public realm design (Martha Schwartz, New York); sustainable design and sheltered housing (PRP Zedfactor, London); interactive design (Detail. Design Studio, Dublin); and urban design and landscape architecture (Abellyro + Romero Architects, Buenos Aires).