Paula M Murphy provide full Architectural Design Services from inception to completion for most small to medium sized projects including Services for certain types of Protected Structures.
We also provide services in relation to planning appeals and objections. Project Supervisor (Health and Safety) Design Phase and Assigned Certifier Design and Construction Services are provided via separate appointment on projects upon which they are involved.
Due to stringent regulations in relation to built works Paula M Murphy do not provide services in relation to self build projects.
Paula M Murphy has c 15 years experience in Conservation led work and is accredited to Grade 3. She has worked on both commercial domestic and farmholding works in that time. She has successfully completed works up to Grade 1 Structures.
Ms Murphy is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has been providing services in this area as Conciliator and Arbitrator for in excess of 20 years as member of the RIAI and CIF panel Ms Murphy is currently up-skilling in the area of Adjudication and Mediation evolving areas of dispute resolution in the Construction field.
Paula M Murphy has a particular interest in providing contemporary light filled design with emphasis on material selection. In order to deliver a cohesive finished product and believes that time spent with the client teasing out matters at an early stage assists in achieving a satisfactory project.
Paula M Murphy has a particular interest in providing the complete package on design lead projects and has provided interior design services with an architectural emphasis.
It is critical to arrive at a budget for the project at an early stage (even if subject to change as the project evolves).
To assist in this process the RIAI Cost Guidelines can be a useful starting point (please note these are current of 2016 and there are caveats and exclusions such as VAT, planning fees, disbursement etc.) See more info
Professional fees are typically a percentage of the overall project cost and depend on size and complexity of the project. In addition the services of specialists such as Engineer or Quantity Surveyor via separate appointment may be advised.
For certain limited scoped projects a fixed or hourly fee is more appropriate.
Please see the additional documentation and sample cost guidelines