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The Leys in Carrickmines: Construction continues as the first phase hits the market July, 2024

The first phase, which includes houses and duplexes, is progressing well and is set to launch this week, with the first viewing scheduled for Saturday, July 20th.

Computer generated imagery of the proposed development The Leys in Carrickmines
Iconic Bray Head Hotel Transforms into 49-unit Residential Development June, 2024

The historic Bray Head Hotel, a protected structure on Strand Road along Bray Seafront, is undergoing a substantial transformation into a new residential development known as Fontenoy Place. This project, which received planning permission in 2019, is now on the market, offering 49 high-end apartments, including two luxurious penthouses.

Verified View montage of the proposed development Bray Head Hotel in Bray for visual impact assessment(proposed)
The Pastures: New apartment development approved on Sandyford Road July, 2024

Planning permission has been granted for a new residential development at the site of ‘The Pastures’ in Dublin 18. The approved project comprises 33 apartments, including 10 one-bedroom units, 20 two-bedroom units, and 3 three-bedroom units, distributed across two apartment blocks ranging from three to five storeys.

Computer generated imagery of the proposed development The Pastures in Sandyford Road
New 580-Unit Residential Development Under Construction in Dublin 15 June. 2024

Construction is underway on a major large-scale residential development on the Hollystown-Kilmartin lands in Dublin 15. Developed by Glenveagh Homes, this scheme secured planning approval from Fingal County Council at the end of 2023.

Computer generated imagery of the proposed development Hollystown in Dublin 15
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
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

Image which include model, structural draft and material draft of computer generated image
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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