We provide design drawings / building regulation advice and a complete Interior design service. We also produce construction drawings and documentation, complete routine site inspections/site meetings, provide stage payment certificates and final account agreement, administration of practical completion/retention monies and issuing of Certificates of Compliance.
While providing high quality architectural design, we believe in keeping up to date with the most innovative ways of representing our work to our clients. This ranges from working with computer generated models of projects to Virtual Reality.
Building Energy Rating
In addition to being qualified and registered as BER Assessors, we implement this knowledge dynamically at design stage to guide clients in relation to the orientation and form/shape of the building, optimising solar gain, assisting in decision-making in relation to the myriad of choices pertaining to energy efficiency/ sustainable development / renewable technologies etc.
Fire Safety Certificate applications are required for all commercial projects and form a necessary part of Building Regulation compliance. It is a crucial pre-construction stage and should ideally be done prior to tender so as to address potentially costly design implications.
Another vital part to Building Regulation compliance, Disability Access Certificates are required for all commercial projects and are ideally ironed out in the pre-construction phase so as to avoid potential design/cost repercussions later on.
Under the new Building Control Amendment Regulations, introduced in March of 2015, in certain circumstances an Assigned Certifier may be required to progress from key junctures in the building process. Limited to registered Architects, registered Building Surveyors and chartered Engineers, Mahon & Fox are in a position to fulfil this necessary role.
Compilation of Planning Applications (including preparation of O.S. Maps, planning application forms, planning drawings/reports, outline specification details, discharge licence & other related procedures with the Local Authority). This area also covers the specialized area of Zoning submissions for changes to the Development Plan, plus the likes of Planning Appeals to An Bord Pleanála.