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Back Garden Office (Architect Recommendations)

  • 22-11-2021 11:24am
    Registered Users Posts: 474 ✭✭ oo7


    Can anyone recommend an architect for a small project? I want to build a small office in my back garden. I want to go slightly beyond the measurements that don't require planning permission, so I would like to work with a small boutique architect instead of a larger firm.

    I have already built a similar project previously so I'm aware of what is required and would prefer to work with someone who is more hands on, instead of a large slow firm as such.

    I have already designed the office / structure in 3D software as a guide, however an architect would need to re-create the plans in a more formal method :-)

    I'm based in Dublin 18, and would like to get a start on the planning application.

    Thanks in advance for your help and recommendations.


  • Moderators, Home & Garden Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 16,318 Mod ✭✭✭✭ DOCARCH

    No offence intended, but this bit (quote) 'I have already designed the office/structure' very often puts architects off! You are sort of negating one of the main reasons to engage an architect?

    If you do know what you want (and have essentially designed it yourself) you could also consider an architectural technician or engineer to help you through the process?

  • Registered Users Posts: 474 ✭✭ oo7

    Completely understand.

    My 'design' is basically a guide as to what I need, not a polished 'architectural' design.