We design functional, modern site-specific homes and commercial buildings


John Scanlon

Managing Director & Chartered Architectural Technologist, Building Engineer and Surveyor

At the heart of JS Design is John Scanlon, a Kerry Native and chartered architectural technologist, building engineer and surveyor. John brings almost two decades of experience in designing and managing exceptional residential & commercial builds across both the UK and Ireland.

With vast experience in both sectors and latterly working with the likes of Ashby Design and Archer Architects in London; John has come back to Ireland with a new focus and passion. Helping families and individuals in Kerry to discover the true potential of their home and ensure this is brought to life in the most innovative and affordable way.

John is a creative and strategic thinker who works in close collaboration with his clients and carefully blends technical architecture with imagination to respond successfully to their brief or vision.

Michael Lynch

Architectural Technologist

Mike joined the JS Design team as an architectural technologist in February 2020. Mike is also a Kerry Native who qualified in 2014 with CIT and spent a number of years working in the UK on exciting residential architectural projects. He also brings with him exceptional project management skills, from his most recent work experience in County Limerick, where he has worked since returning to Ireland.

Mike is just as passionate as John, about architecture and together they make a great team in transforming both residential and commercial properties all around Ireland.


I am a Chartered Architectural Technologist with the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologist (CIAT).  This qualification allows me to provide a full architectural design service and lead projects of all shapes and sizes from start to finish from new homes and hotels to shopping centres and football stadiums.
I’m a Chartered Building Engineer with the Association of Building Engineers (CABE). This qualifies me  as a professional who designs, constructs evaluates and/or maintains buildings
Also, I’m registered with the Society of Chartered surveyors of Ireland (SCSI) as an Assigned Certifier under the new building regulations BC(A)R 2014 requirements.

We are also a Chartered CIAT practice, which is the qualifying body for architectural technology, primarily in the United Kingdom but also internationally.