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Posts by Diarmuid Kelly

Benefits of Our New BIM Workflow for Commercial Housing Projects

Benefits of Our New BIM Workflow for Commercial Housing Projects

It is estimated that BIM technology can deliver 30% cost savings on commercial construction projects. We have developed an apartment...

Apartment Construction Stage Services- Samples of Previous Technical Design Work

After planning permission has been secured for a housing development, and a decision has been made to proceed to construction,...

Our Planning Stage Apartment Design Portfolio

Our Planning Stage Apartment Design Portfolio

Diarmuid Kelly has prepared drawings for the design of several apartment buildings; these drawings were prepared under the direction of...

Achieve Luxury at the Right Price- Architects’ Buying Tips for Your New Kitchen

Achieve Luxury at the Right Price- Architects’ Buying Tips for Your New Kitchen

In the last number of months we have seen enormous differences in the quality, price-transparency and service offered by kitchen...

11m long Clerestory Window Overlooking Meath Countryside. Steelwork coming together. Not a bad view to wake up to!

11m long Clerestory Window Overlooking Meath Countryside. Steelwork coming together. Not a bad view to wake up to!

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Design Team FAQ- Did we describe your role correctly? Feedback welcome

Over the last few days, we have posted brief descriptions of each design team role for our blog readers, many...

10 Signs of a Safe and Well Run Building Site- Your Safety during Home Renovations FAQ

10 Signs of a Safe and Well Run Building Site- Your Safety during Home Renovations FAQ

The obvious signs of compliance may indicate a strong health and safety culture on your project, but they could equally...

Assigned Certifier- Your Design Team FAQ

Assigned Certifier- Your Design Team FAQ

The Assigned Certifier is a registered professional appointed by a building owner to organise inspections and certify a building’s compliance...

Your Health and Safety Responsibilities For Building Design and Construction- A Brief Summary

Your Health and Safety Responsibilities For Building Design and Construction- A Brief Summary

You need to think about health and safety whenever you employ people to do work on your house; the law...

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Quantity Surveyor- Your Design Team FAQ

The role of the QS is described elsewhere on this site in some detail. Please see our FAQ section on...

Our Daylight Analysis and Lighting Design Services

Our Daylight Analysis and Lighting Design Services

We provide technical daylight analysis services for planning applications, glazing design and large scale artificial lighting design. When Do I...

Interior Architect- Your Design Team FAQ

Interior architects are differentiated from interior designers by the fact that they often assume a broader role than aesthetic design,...

Some Other Construction Service Providers

In addition to the roles and professions listed in this FAQ section, a large number of people provide design services...

Different projects need different skills and services- your architect will help you decide

What Professionals do I need and When? Your Design Team FAQ

This is a very basic list of your professional services needs for a home renovation project; please read the descriptions...

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Project Manager- Your Design Team FAQ

“Project Manager” is a widely used term; it is also widely mis- understood in the context of the building industry....

Fire Safety

Fire Safety Consultant- Your Design Team FAQ

The Fire Safety Consultant undertakes to amend and augment the design of a building to ensure compliance with Part B...

Overview of Building Control Changes 2013- 2015

We offer Assigned Certifier Services under the 2014 Building Control (Amendment) Regulations. Please see our “Services” section for a breakdown...

Various skilled professionals collaborate to make your project a reality long before the builder starts onsite.

Architectural Services- Your Design Team FAQ

In this context “Architectural Services” describes the core design, information management and building procurement tasks which are carried out by...

New Look and Feel for Our Website

New Look and Feel for Our Website

We are pleased to introduce our newly redesigned practice website. We work really hard to add new features, articles and...

Man working on complex steelwork. Structural Engineers create the skeletons of complex buildings

Structural Engineer- Your Design Team FAQ

Architects are qualified to provide structural design, and this is appropriate for many simple domestic projects, but structural design is...

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