Current work in hand – 2023
We are an architectural practice that specialises in conservation & heritage projects and consultancy services to design teams.
Recent projects included consultancy work for BAM/TII, Ardstone Capital, Evergreen Marine, Waterways Ireland, Westmeath, Kildare & Louth County Councils, Malcolm Hollis Building Consultants, Drogheda Port Company, The Cliff at Lyons Hotel, Celbridge, DMOD Architects, OMS Architects, John Fleming Architects, Downey Planning and Savills Building Consultancy.
Conservation projects currently on site in 2023 to which we are providing consultancy input include ongoing works at St. David’s Castle in Naas and a large programme of conservation and alteration works to Castlesize House in Co. Kildare.
Please feel free to get in contact with us if you wish you discuss your heritage project.
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About Fergal McGirl Conservation Architects Dublin
Fergal McGirl Conservation Architects based in Dublin. Learn more
- insulating a historic roof from above
- A house on Waterloo Road, Dublin 4 gets re-roofed for the first time since it was constructed c1850 supported by a BHIS 2023 grant. The opportunity was taken during the works to insulate the roof from above without interfering with sloped areas of lath & plaster ceilings below. Thermo Hemp Combi Jute was used which […] Read more – ‘insulating a historic roof from above’.
- historic regional town bank development
- The landed estate and the “big house” was the centre of the rural economy in Ireland in the 18th and early 19th century based on the agrarian rental system between landlords and tenant farmers. This changed in the late 19th century when after the famine declining rents resulted in many estates being massively encumbered with […] Read more – ‘historic regional town bank development’.
- how to insulate and ventilate old house roofs
- The roofspace can often present the “low hanging fruit” in terms of energy upgrade potential in a historic building by comparison with other heat loss elements such as walls, windows and floors. Unless the roof presents itself as a cold roof with a large accessible attic working space and a flat ceiling which can easily […] Read more – ‘how to insulate and ventilate old house roofs’.