1,381 Architects and Building Designers

Architects are masters of building design and can make your dream house a reality. Perhaps you would like to find architects to help you extend the kitchen and install bifold doors opening out onto a newly landscaped garden? Maybe the challenge is a loft conversion but you’re not sure how to make the most of the limited space up there? You might even wish to hire architects to help you build your own house from the ground up. Architects can help you to get a clearer idea of what is possible, both in terms of the land you own and the budget you have. They have extensive knowledge of architectural design, construction methods and building materials, not to mention a strong appreciation of ergonomics – warmth, light and flow within a property. Architects will also be far more capable of seeing the bigger picture – carefully balancing aesthetic appeal with structural safety – and navigating all those little steps from concept through to completion. And with their local knowledge, your architects will also often help to obtain planning permission and building regulations approval. More
  • 32 Reviews

    I'm an Architect who specialises in House Consultations to maximise Space, Light & Storage in your home. I will h...

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    Abode Design was founded by Brendan O’Connor who is a registered architect with over 15 years experience. His spec...

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    Click to callDublin 3, Co. Dublin
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    Optimise Home is a unique and affordable Architectural and Interior Design service aimed at home renovation, exten...

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  • DMVF Architects are an experienced team of designers based in Dublin. DMVF have extensive experience in the design...

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  • Working with people is what I like most - I get close with the family and I help to choose the colours, finishes,...

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    Click to callDublin 18, Co. Dublin
  • Originally founded by Gareth Brennan in 2008 and through a partnership with Seamus Furlong, the practice of Brenna...

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    Click to callDublin 3, Co. Dublin
  • The House Architects are an RIAI accredited practice specializing in the design of self-build houses and house ext...

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  • Our portfolio of works vary from high end bespoke houses & multi housing projects to commercial & educational buil...

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    Click to callCork, Co. Cork
  • Fergus Flanagan Architects are a medium sized practice located in both Dublin & Wexford. Our offices are convenie...

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    Click to callDUBLIN, Co. Dublin
  • Dorman Architects are a small award winning Irish architectural practice with a passion for beautifully crafted en...

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  • Studio M Architects is an award winning architectural practice which was established in 1999 by Patricia Mangan. W...

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    Click to callDublin, Co. Dublin
  • Recently featured on Home of the Year and winners of the RIAI Best Emerging Practice Award 2014, we are a design-l...

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  • Our motto is simple: we design energy efficient buildings with strong emphasis on natural light, at a cost that is...

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    Click to callDublin, Co. Dublin
  • Architectural services based in Dublin. We undertake all types for residential & commercial projects.

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  • We are a creative and dynamic architectural practice offering a rare blend of practical hands-on experience and cr...

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Featured Reviews for Architects and Building Designers

houseology
Architects and Building Designers
24 Apr 2016
“Eva provides a unique and really useful service. In 2 hours she gave me scaled drawings of 4 options to change the layout of the kitchen/living/dining space. As an architect she understands light and space plus the practical implications of changes.I am really excited now about taking it forward with Eva.”
Abode Design
Architects and Building Designers
15 May 2019
“Five years after completion, we are still very pleased with Brendan's work on a major refurbishment of our 1930s-built home. As is clear from our rating, we have no hesitation in recommending him as architect/designer/project supervisor. As with any such work, one still has to do one's own due diligence at each phase of the project - particularly during the design/specification phase, in addition to construction. Other professionals we employed for this project volunteered that they had very rarely seen such detailed drawings/specifications. Inevitably, there are a few things we would have done slightly differently, but very few.”
Optimise Home
Architects and Building Designers
5 Dec 2012
“Optimise Design combines wonderful, innovative and beautiful design, with top notch service. At every stage I was advised on how to optimise my budget and make the best use of my space. I got more than I hoped for - and I love my house now. It's my favourite place to be.”
DMVF Architects
Architects and Building Designers
6 Sep 2012
“Tasked with the complete renovation of a large seaside 1960s holiday property, and with no prior experience of property renovation I found myself in need of expert advice. The house suffered from a litany of problems dating back to the original build, which needed immmediate remedy, and also required an internal reconfiguration to make it more suitable for modern living. I hired DMVF Architects to oversee the project from design and planning permission through to the completion of the building works. I worked closely with Colm Doyle of DMVF for 6 months on the project, and found his advice on every element - from structural considerations to interior design decisions - invaluable. The project was completed on time, and on budget, and far exceeded the expectations of my family for whom I oversaw the project. The core issues such as chronic damp have been cured, and the house enjoys a new lease of life as the perfect holiday home. I have no hesitation in recommending DMVF Architects, and Colm Doyle in particular.”
Patrycja Rogala Architect
Architects and Building Designers
13 Sep 2019
“Patrycja was a pleasure to work with. Very professional and creative. I would have no hesitation recommending her. We are delighted with our extension.”
Brennan Furlong Architects & Urban Planners
Architects and Building Designers
7 Feb 2017
“We have worked with both Gareth and Seamus on separate projects. They have both been exceptionally pleasant to deal with. Skilled, knowledgeable, talented architects but above all, a couple of nice, reasonable guys. They have both provided very clear and unambiguous drawings and specifications and have managed the contractor-client relationships extremely well. The projects got finished and we all parted ways as friends - that's saying something! We would highly recommend this practice to home owners and contractors (or should we be encouraging competition?!?) equally.”
The House Architects
Architects and Building Designers
26 Dec 2016
“We worked with Josh to design and project manage an extension to our 1930s house in Dublin 7. It included demolishing our old kitchen and lean-to sheds, and building a new kitchen/dining room with a downstairs bathroom / utility room. Beforehand we visited several clients in the local area who had positive experiences with House Architects. The pricing structure was very clear. Josh was a pleasure to work with, and unflappable, which is always very reassuring. Once we had designs we were happy with, he worked to put the project out to tender and managed the relationship and the payments to the builder. This was the most valuable aspect for us. Particularly towards the end of the project, there were probably issues where we would have let the builder cut corners, but it was great to have Josh there to hold the line and ensure the project was completed to specification. We've been living with our extension for 18 months now and we're delighted with it - it's transformed the way we use the house and the garden.”
Cook Architects
Architects and Building Designers
8 Jul 2019
“Really happy with design , execution and levels of service. Great people & fully committed. No hesitation in recommending & have so many times”
Fergus Flanagan Designer Architect
Architects and Building Designers
5 Dec 2013
“This Professional Architect, Fergus Flanagan, came recommeded to us by the local County Council Office. We quickly built a good relationship with Fergus due to his professional attitude, confidence and excellent outlay of plans. He was also a good listener and respected our ideas. We were happy with the follow up and attention to detail and found Fergus and his staff practical, efficent and a pleasure to do business with.”
Dorman Architects
Architects and Building Designers
18 Jan 2013
“Dorman architects designed and project managed an extension and a revamp of the total ground floor in our house. They also assisted in making some minor changes to an attic bedroom. The design has greatly enhanced the way our family enjoy our home. The main benefits of the design were the introduction of lots of natural light into the heart of the house and opening up a beautiful vista of the garden to the house. In addition the insulation in the house was greatly improved.This project was a major and complex challenge as ours is a city house and access from the sides is quite constrained. The project was completed within budget and on time. It was a pleasure to work with John Dorman and his team. Anne”
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