Architectural & Urban Design

Architectural Design (all stages from concept to completion)**

Condition Reports

Project Management

Project Supervisor Design Process (PSDP)

Certificates of Compliance

Disability Access Certificates (DAC)

BC(A)R Certification (Design & Assigned Certifier)

Fire Safety Certificates

Planning Applications

Furniture and Interior Design

Feasibility Studies & Masterplanning

Exhibition Design

Public Realm Design



Conservation Reports

Architectural Heritage Impact Assessments

Section 5 & Section 57 Permissions

Conservation Grant Applications

Building Surveys and Descriptions

Change of Use & Compatible Use Analysis

Planning Applications on Protected Structures

Works to National Monuments

Architectural Interventions on Archaeological Sites

Quinquennial Reports

Maintenance Programmes


dhb architects is on the Irish Georgian Society’s list of conservation practitioners and is an official consultant for the Heritage Council through director Fintan Duffy who has a Master’s degree in Urban and Building Conservation and has worked on protected structures, national monuments and heritage sites both in Ireland and on the continent. Fintan has been conservation officer with Waterford City Council for a period, he is member of the Irish Georgian Society, the International Council for Monuments and Sites (the primary world conservation body) and teaches conservation on the Architectural degree programme in WIT. As well as building descriptions, measured surveys, conservation and conditions reports, rectified photography and historical appraisals, dhb architects regularly carries out Architectural Heritage Impact Assessments for local authorities. We also deal regularly with local authority conservation officers and Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government advisors.