Úna Breathnach-Hifearnáin

Senior Associate

Úna is a chartered architect and RIBA member with experience working in the built environment on challenging historic sites such as Aerospace Bristol and Clifton suspension bridge tollhouses. As a member of the Urban design team, Úna brings extensive experience in community and stakeholder consultation. She enjoys forming creative solutions with engaged client groups and working on projects that tell a compelling story. She actively pursues opportunities to engage and has spoken at a number of events to promote women in the built environment, writing articles for industry journals and also combining work life with teaching built environment students at UWE. Úna is passionate about the space between buildings and in uncovering opportunities how this can be used to create positive urban environment for everyone.


  • Urban Design
  • Masterplanning
  • Site analysis
  • Consultation


  • Bachelor of the Arts in Interior Architecture
  • Bachelor of the Arts in Architecture
  • Bachelor of Architecture (First class honours)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice


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