12 09, 2016

Passive House in Different Climates book published

By | September 12th, 2016|Blog, News|

Passive House in Different Climates book published. Passive House in Different Climates, The Path to Net Zero. This book by Mary James and James Bill, and published by Routledge features the work of The PassivHaus Architecture Company - the RIAI Award winning PassivHaus Pharmacy in Clonmel. The publication has an introduction dealing with [...]

16 12, 2015


By | December 16th, 2015|Blog|

Architects misuse title. The RIAI successfully undertook its first prosecution for misuse of the title architect in the Dublin District Court on Monday 14 December 2015. The RIAI Professional Standards Officer was one of two witnesses and gave evidence that the Defendant, who was not registered as an architect, had submitted documents to Dublin City [...]

14 12, 2015

Why professional retaining fees can work for commercial clients

By | December 14th, 2015|Blog|

When commercial clients ask how long a project is likely to take, from appointment of the architect, to design, planning permission etc, to start on site, completion and occupation by the client of the new premises, they are often shocked at the length of time it may take. We are usually talking in terms of [...]

21 07, 2015

Guide to Commercial Building Procurement Launched

By | July 21st, 2015|News|

Commercial building feasibility study; TPAC free Guide to Procuring your First Commercial Building has been launched and is now available for download from this site. Simply fill out the form and we will respond with an email with the document attached. The Guide contains tips and insights to help prepare the feasibility groundwork for a [...]

15 07, 2015

Needs and Options Review

By | July 15th, 2015|Blog|

What is it for? Building cost Feasibility. A 'Needs and Options Review' is an exploratory study carried out by an architect with a client at the early stages of considering a new project. As client, you will have an idea of your needs for the proposed development, and you may or may not have a [...]

27 05, 2015

Passive House Pharmacy wins RIAI Award

By | May 27th, 2015|Blog, News|

Passive pharmacy RIAI Award. A great honour, from the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland. The Pharmacy/Apartment project has won  Ireland's most prestigious awards for architecture in the Sustainability category. For more see the RIAI Awards here This year there were 120 entries across a range of award categories. A shortlist of 36 projects was selected [...]