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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
Dun Óir Residential Development Nears Completion in South Dublin May, 2024

Progress continues at the Dun Óir residential development, located at the intersection of Glenamuck Road and Enniskerry Road in Kiltiernan.

Computer generated imagery of the proposed development Dun Óir in south Dublin
Wicklow Renewable Energy Centre: Plans approved for a new centre in Wicklow Town April, 2024

Wicklow County Council recently approved the construction of a four-storey Innovation Centre for Renewable Energy businesses in the Blue-Green Sustainable energy space, designed to foster creativity and progress in the heart of Wicklow Town.

part of the daylight and sunlight report for proposed development in Wicklow
Ashbourne Set for Major New Residential and Commercial Development April, 2024

The approved development will involve the demolition of all existing structures on the site, including three single-storey dwellings and their associated outbuildings, to make way for over 500 residential dwellings and several non-residential uses.

Computer generated imagery of the proposed development in Ashbourne
Major LRD with 190 units receives the green light in Clane, Co. Kildare April, 2024

Kildare County Council has approved plans for an expansive residential project by Debussy Properties Limited, located at the intersection of Millicent Road and Prosperous Road in Clane, Co. Kildare. This scheme is set to introduce a diverse range of housing options complemented by high-quality amenities and a crèche facility.

Computer generated imagery of the proposed development in Clane
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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