Philip Comerford graduated from University College Dublin having also studied in the TU Delft, The Netherlands. In 2011 he did a masters at University College London (The Bartlett), carrying out research on sustainable urbanism and social housing.
He has worked in a variety of offices in Dublin and Europe, including for Grafton Architects and Derek Tynan Architects in Dublin.
He has also run his own studio, Philip Comerford Architects, most recently specialising in bespoke residential design and housing projects.
He has also taught architecture studio in a number of universities. From 2013 to 2016 he was senior assistant at the Accademia di architettura, Mendrisio, Switzerland, under the professorship of Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects. Since 2017 he has been a Design Fellow teaching in University College Dublin (UCD).