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About Philip McNeill
Est. in 1989 for the general practice of Architecture and Project Management.Architect
Project experience includes: local auth housing; city centre apartment schemes from 4, to 65 units; conservation area 3 and 4 town house design and planning approval, conservation reports, holiday homes, factory and office accommodation, including design of reception and boardroom furniture and interiors; refurbishment projects on residential, retail, and industrial properties; consultation on the accommodation needs of expanding and changing businesses. Education: Schools 1st level several refurbishments including alterations and additions to a “protected structure”. Several new houses and alter/extend home projects over 24 years. Consultant to leading property agents to provide independent certification and reports to factory, office, houses and apartments. 8 years part-time studio master in Interior Architecture Dublin. VEC to establish architectural course in Understanding Architecture. 2 years part-time contract with National Building Agency on several project followed by independent consultancy services on a Bray housing project.
Architectural practice demands the ability to manage time and human resources, while meeting ever more demanding client requirements. Running a small practice demands a very wide range of skills such as;
Project Management, Architectural Design, Detailed knowledge of building construction, Planning Law, Building Control Regulations and building contracts together with ability to respond to the needs of clients and budgetary constraints.
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