top of page
Architectural Services
PSDP Design


Project Supervisor
Design Process

Fire Safety Design 

The role of an Architect involves much more than just design. Through their professional education and experience, Architects are trained to help clients determine a project brief and expectations; provide guidance regarding planning and regulatory processes; issue and assess tender documentation; manage consultants such as surveyors and engineers; and administer the construction contract.

  • Concept development

  • Cost Planning

  • Project program planning

  • Overseeing construction

  • Site Safety

  • Sustainability

Project Supervisor Design Process (PSDP) is required by Law under The safety Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) regulations. PSDP is appointed by the client to oversee the coordination of the design with the design team, architects and engineers. The PSDP is the clients Health and Safety representative during the project and reviews the Safety File following completion prior to handover to the client.


Fire Safety Design is required by Law under The safety Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) regulations in Ireland. This is a critical aspect of building and construction, governed by strict regulations and guidelines and must be carried out by a competent person. The client must engage a competent person to carry out this role. DW Architects carry out these duties having garnered 10 years design experience and practical implementation of the legislation.


Disabled Access Design DAC

Accessible Design is the design and composition of an environment so that it can be accessed and understood by all people regardless of their age, size, ability or disability. A building should be designed to meet the needs of all people who wish to use it. Simply put, universal design is good design.​ The value of disabled access design;

  • promotes social equity

  • enhances the quality of life

  • fosters inclusivity


Construction project management is the art of planning, coordinating, and executing a construction project from inception to completion. It involves budget management

  • scheduling

  • resource allocation

  • risk assessment 


Legal mapping is a process that involves the visual representation of legal data, documents, and boundaries on maps or geographic information systems (GIS). It is commonly used in various legal contexts, such as land use planning, property disputes, zoning regulations, and environmental law. 

Pre Purchase Conditions Surveys

A Pre-Purchase Conditions Site Survey is an essential service for individuals or organizations looking to acquire a property. This survey involves a comprehensive assessment of the property's;

  • physical condition

  • any potential issues


Certificates of compliance, below you will find a brief outline explaining the certification available and the reasons why you may need them for a particular project.

Exemption Certificate


Exempted development is development for which planning permission is not required. Categories of exempted development are set out in planning law. There are usually certain thresholds relating to, for example, size or height. Where these thresholds are exceeded, the exemptions no longer apply. 

Our Certificates of Exemption cover the following;

  • Certificate of Exemption with Planning Regulations

All our Certificates/Opinions are prepared in compliance with the Law Society of Ireland standard format. We carry adequate Professional Indemnity Insurance which offers you the protection and peace of mind for all certificates furnished by us.


Assigned Certifier:

DW Architects have acted as the both the Assigned on several projects across Ireland in the domestic, retail and industrial sectors. If you have a project that falls within the rigours of the Building Control (Amended) Regulations your requid to appoint an Assigned Certifier.

Whether you are developing a retail business, commercial building or warehouse, the design of your space will have a huge impact on your success. It is crucial that the design of the space encourages positive interactions with customers and co-workers alike. Getting this right will impact your business for years to come. DW Architects have the experience to make your project a success designing spaces that are innovative, streamlined and effective.

At DW Architects we are committed to designing healthcare facilities that contribute to the well-being and recovery of patients. Good design has a positive therapeutic effect on patients whilst also providing an environment that enables enhanced medical performance and contributes to staff well being.

bottom of page