Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer, of Dublin, active in the 1930s and 1940s. Michael Jordan, who had a B.Sc. degree, can possibly be identified with the person of the same name, who studied science and engineering at University College, Dublin, graduating with the B.Sc and BE degrees in 1930.(1)  He subsequently formed a partnership with JAMES WILLIAM O'SULLIVAN JAMES WILLIAM O'SULLIVAN , with whom he collaborated on the design of the new District Hospital in Gorey, Co. Wexford, and on a housing scheme for replacing village slums in the same county, both in 1934.(2)

ICEI: elected associate member, 9 January 1933;(3) transferred to member, 6 January 1941.(4) ceased to be a member in 1956 or 1957

Addresses: Work:  104 Grafton Street, 1934->=1936;(5)
Home:5 Rathfarnham Road, Terenure, 1936;  27 Palmerston Gardens, Rathmines, 1937-1958.



All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from Thom's directories.

(1) University College Dublin Register of Graduates (1946), 93; the address of Oylgate, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, may be his address at the time of registration or graduation.
(2) Irish Times, 24 Feb, 4 Oct 1934.
(3) TICEI 59 (1932-33), 169.
(4) TICEI 67 (1940-41), 94.
(5)  IB 78, 2 May 1936, 378.

2 work entries listed in chronological order for JORDAN, MICHAEL

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Date: 1936
Nature: Hot water system for hospital (Is thospital designed by McDonnell & Dixon in New Ross, or is Gorey District Hospital intended here?)
Refs: IB 78, 30 May 1936, 483

Building: CO. WEXFORD, GOREY, HOUSES (066)
Date: 1936
Nature: -
Refs: IB 78, 22 Feb 1936, 166

Author Title Date Details
Jordan, Michael 'Some fundamental considerations concerning the mechanical services in buildings with particular reference to Irish hospitals' 1944 TICEI 70 (1943-44), 147-197.