July 28, 2017

RIAI Advice Clinic Ideal Home RDS

  The RIAI Architects’ Advice Centre at the Autumn Ideal Home Show was extremely busy this year with close to 420 public consultations conducted by RIAI Architects and Practices. Participating architects were kept busy consulting on a wide range of issues such […]
July 28, 2017

Understanding Drawings & other Terms

  To communicate a design, the main drawings used are plans, sections and elevations. Architects may also use axonometrics, which offer a bird’s eye view, and sketches and perspectives. Many clients find a simple 3-d model useful to understand the […]
July 28, 2017

Ask yourself these 20 questions before you get started! Before Adding Value!

  Ask yourself these 20 questions before you get started on your project! The more detailed information you give, the easier it will be for the architect to address your needs. Describe your current home. What do you like about […]
July 28, 2017

Top Tips from Architects

  Appointing an Architect Involving an architect early on in a project can actually save you time and money. They will offer you a range of options and discuss with you the most economic and appropriate design for your requirements. […]
July 28, 2017

Extending your home

  For many homeowners, building an extension is often a much more viable alternative than moving house. The reasons for extending are manifold – from gaining additional bedroom and living space to achieving a better connection with the garden, or […]
July 28, 2017

External Insulation

  At Circa Design, we are acutely aware of the rising costs of running a home. We provide an expert service where you can externally insulate your home to reduce your energy demand. Our service involves an initial feasibility study. […]
July 27, 2017

In Home Design Session

Planning to build a new home or to extend your existing one? Why not avail of our In Home Design Session consultation service, with a half day consultation to advise on your design and requirements.  We will advise on internal layout of […]