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Plans approved for 120 new homes on Herberton Road, Rialto June. 2024

Plans to build an estimated €26.5 million large-scale residential development in Rialto, Dublin 12, have been approved by Dublin City Council.

Computer generated imagery of the proposed development on Herberton Road, Dublin 12
The Lookout: A New 94-unit Rental Apartment Development in Dalkey June, 2024

The Lookout, a new 94-unit rental apartment scheme, is now available in Charleville on Harbour Road, Dalkey. The estimated €23 million development offers a mix of 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom units, each with private open spaces, car parking, and bicycle storage.

Architectural CGI of Harbour Road SHD in Dalkey.
Inside 143 Merrion Road: New Apartment Development in Ballsbridge June, 2024

143 Merrion Road is located in leafy Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 and is set to deliver sixty-three high-quality apartments within a unique five-story building with real architectural presence.

Interior Render of the residential development 143 Merrion Road in Ballsbridge
£340M Belfast Grand Central Station enters final construction phases May, 2024

Construction of the new Belfast Transport Hub is nearing completion. Approved by the Belfast City Council in 2019, this project is set to transform the city’s transportation infrastructure and become the largest integrated transport facility on the island of Ireland.

Aerial view on Belfast Grand Central Station
Works On Site: Famous Kiely’s Pub in Dublin 4 Transforms into 86-unit Co-living Development May, 2024

Construction is progressing on an 86-unit co-living scheme at the former Kiely’s Pub in the South Dublin village of Donnybrook. In 2021, An Bord Pleanála upheld Dublin City Council’s decision to grant planning permission with conditions for the development. The original planning application comprised seven storeys and was made up of 100 shared living units. 

Verified View montage of the proposed development in Donnybrook for visual impact assessment(proposed)
Plans granted: Glenveagh’s new 181-unit large-scale residential development in Mullingar May, 2024

Recently approved by An Bord Pleanála following an appeal by the public, the scheme will feature 181 housing units within the townland of Rathgowan.

Computer generated imagery of the proposed development Farranshock Park in Mullingar
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.

computer generated image from off-plans virtual tour for residential development in Cherrywood
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.

Model Used for Shadow Study
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.

The image highlights the impact of material differences on reflectance values. Notice how the lighter brick material yields more favorable results it generates.
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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