Nordic sustainable design and world class digital technology coupled with local Irish partners

With the establishment of ZESO IRELAND and an active partnership and collaboration agreement in place with the Dublin architectural office of NDBA Architects – we underline our commitment to creating an Ireland we all want to grow old in.

ZESO architects have a Nordic rooted design philosophy, and using a holistic design approach, the ZESO high 5 method, coupled with local partners, we ensure the best of international design is adapted and realizable for the Irish market.

  • ZESO’s high 5 working process
  • Knowledge share with local partners
  • Best practice international connections and experience
  • Coupled with trustworthy established local irish expertise
  • VDC/digital technology and prefabricated worksflows
  • The Danish design tradition and energy regulations /cleantech expertise

We are a dynamic and innovative office with an international profile. Our vision is to create spaces for people to live their lives in, places which contribute to the well being and happiness of the individual, the collective and society as a whole.

ZESO was founded in 2008, and even at that point, the partners and staff had more than 20 years experience in the building industry. We have offices in Copenhagen, and China, with local collaboration partners in Germany and Ireland, a staff base with a broad spectrum of international backgrounds and experience, amoung them, several irish architects.  The office has a particular focus on the elderly sector and planning for an ageing Europe.

NDBA is one of Ireland’s most established architectural practices, with over 30 years experience designing private and public sector projects, with a particular expertise in housing. The office has experience of applying Irish guidelines on Health & Safety, Universal Access, Fire Safety and Residential Care to multiple building projects in the public and private sector.

ZESO Architects have been deeply involved in the Danish elderlycare sector since 2008, currently a market leader in the analyse and research of future elderly living models and as such together with NDBA Architects, is a uniquely qualified team to bring the best of international practice to an Irish context.


Mick Forde Bradley

Mick Forde Bradley

Segment Leader IRELAND / Partner


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