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Over 100 new social and cost rental apartments approved in Dublin 5 February, 2024

Dublin City Council has granted planning approval to the Land Development Agency (LDA) for a new residential development, located in Coolock. Spanning a gross floor area of 15,280.5 sq.m., this project is set to comprise three blocks, varying in height from one to eight storeys, including a semi-basement/podium level.

Computer generated imagery of the proposed development in Coolock
The Wayfinding Centre: A Revolutionary New Training Facility for People with Disabilities February, 2024

The Botanic Business Centre site in Glasnevin, Dublin 9 is the site of an exciting new development. The Wayfinding Centre is a mobility transport training facility designed to help people with disabilities gain confidence in navigating multiple modes of public transport, ultimately improving their quality of life and independence.

Computer generated imagery of the proposed training hub in Glasnevin
Works have started on a new large-scale residential development in Lusk February, 2024

Plans have been submitted by Dwyer Nolan Developments Limited to Fingal County Council for a proposed large residential development on Minister’s Road, Lusk, Co. Dublin. The proposal aims to provide a variety of housing options for families and individuals in the area.

Architectural computer generated imagery of the proposed development in Lusk
Work is well underway on Kilbride Lodge Apartment Development, in Castleknock January, 2024

The construction of the new luxury 25-unit apartment development at Castleknock Road, Dublin, continues. Developed by Castleshore Investments Limited, the project received the green light from An Bord Pleanála at the end of 2020.

Computer generated imagery of the proposed development in Kilbride Lodge, Castleknock
Construction Commences on New €19m Mariner’s Point in Wicklow January, 2024

Construction has started on the new 74-unit housing development at Mariner’s Point, located on Greenhills Road in County Wicklow. This residential project, being developed by Ardale, received planning permission from Wicklow County Council at the start of 2023.

Computer generated imagery of the proposed Mariner’s Point development in Wicklow
Cairn secure planning for a new 607-unit phase of Seven Mills, in Clonburris January, 2024

South Dublin County Council have granted Cairn planning permission for the third phase of the Seven Mills residential development, located in the Clonburris area of Dublin 22. This phase includes the construction of 607 apartments, a core urban area encompassing retail spaces, a creche, an office building, and an urban square.

Computer generated imagery of the proposed development in Clonburris
Property Market 2021: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly | 3D Design Podcast Ep.7

Today’s topic will revolve around managing a large property portfolio and how to effectively communicate neighbourhoods to prospective buyers.

Property Development: Managing & Marketing a Large Portfolio with Quintain | 3D Design Podcast Ep.6

Today’s topic will revolve around managing a large property portfolio and how to effectively communicate neighbourhoods to prospective buyers.

Property Development: Managing & Marketing a Large Portfolio with Quintain | 3D Design Podcast Ep.6
Interior Architecture & Design Market Overview with NORTH | 3D Design Podcast Ep.5

Today’s topic will revolve around the current trends surrounding the interior design market in Ireland.

Interior Architecture & Design Market Overview with NORTH | 3D Design Podcast Ep.5
Owen Reilly: Current State & Future of the Irish Property Market | 3D Design Podcast Ep.4.

Owen Reilly discusses the current state and future trends surrounding the property market in Ireland and the emerging technology in the sector.

BRE Daylight & Sunlight Assessments for Planning Applications | 3D Design Podcast Ep.3

You are all very welcome along to Episode 3 of 3D Design Bureau’s podcast. Today, Nick and I are joined by our very own Richard Dalton, our Associate Director and […]

BRE Daylight & Sunlight Assessments for Planning Applications | 3D Design Podcast Ep.3
End of the SHD: Was Ireland’s Fast-Track Planning System a Success? | 3D Design Podcast Ep.2

You are all very welcome along to Episode 2 of 3D Design Bureau’s podcast. Nick and I are back in action. Today’s topic is going to revolve around the end […]

Cherry Lane Virtual Tour: Creating an immersive experience for maximising pre-sales February, 2024

Throughout the project’s various stages, our team were instrumental in producing 3D CGI material, which was used as a powerful marketing tool to enhance our client’s sales strategies.

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Daylight and sunlight assessment: What you need to know January, 2024

A daylight and sunlight assessment is a technical analysis that is prerequisite in many planning applications. Assessments evaluate the potential impact a proposed development might have on surrounding existing properties and the environment.

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A decade of progress: Revisiting a luxurious mansion project in Vero Beach, Florida December, 2023

Ten years have passed, and our team decided to experiment with this particular project to see if the changes to workflows, methodologies and skillsets would make a difference to the final architectural renders.

Daylight and Sunlight Assessment: Importance of the analytical 3D model to protect your planning application from judicial review December. 2023

A daylight and sunlight assessment is a critical component of any planning application. Whether your development is in the early stages of design, or already well advanced towards a full planning submission, it’s essential to give close attention to this type of environmental assessment to assist in a positive outcome of your planning application.

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A simple guide to the planning application process in Ireland

Whether you are part of the AEC industry or not, this guide, prepared by our team of experts, will help you navigate the planning system with confidence, providing valuable information on each stage and outlining projected timeframes for submitting an application

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Planning application guide: The planning decision

The final stage of the planning application process is not necessarily the swiftest or simplest. Different outcomes can unfold, depending on the local authority’s view of the proposed scheme and how it has been presented.

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