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We never take for granted the confidence entrusted in us when selected as architects for any given project, and seek to bring value to our clients through design quality, clear communication, and thorough project management.


At DFG Architects we use every means at our disposal in order to arrive at distinctive, intelligent and appropriate design solutions.

We work through, interpret and develop your design brief with you and maintain clear communication and a co-operative relationship throughout every step of the process from inception to completion. By carefully listening to and working closely with our clients we explore the true potential of each project in order to arrive at purposeful, elegant and thoughtful design outcomes.



DFG Architects are a design lead general professional practice providing a broad range of professional services including but not limited to the following:

Feasibility Studies; Planning Consultancy Services; Architectural / Interior Design; Environmental & Sustainable Design Consultancy; Architectural Conservation Services, Building Evaluations and Reporting, PSDP Services and Project Management Services.



DFG Architects are registered Chartered members of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland. For further information please visit RIAI.

DFG Architects are registered Chartered members of the Royal Institute of British Architects. For further information please visit architecture.com.



DFG Architects have been responsible for a number of office and retail projects over the years. We have seen each project as a unique opportunity to create practical, responsive and pleasant working environments together with strong and architecturally confident design statements enhancing their context.

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DFG Architects have extensive experience of working within the bespoke housing and general residential sector. Over the years we have completed a number of unique and successful one off houses for our clients varying significantly in architectural approach and treatment. Each completed design is unique to the site at which we are working and the clients with whom we are working. DFG Architects have also completed a range of innovative and interesting housing development projects from the provision of social housing to private sector housing schemes.

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DFG Architects are a Grade III Architectural Practice Accredited in Conservation. We have worked on a large number of historic buildings throughout the Island of Ireland ranging from national monuments to protected structures of regional significance. We also advise on appropriate approaches to working within conservation areas.

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DFG Architects have extensive experience in school design and delivering quality learning environments. Amongst the main specialities and interests of the practice is designing inclusive and well integrated buildings for pupils with special educational needs. Each of the educational projects undertaken by the practice are unique, energetic and inclusive spaces which are designed to enjoy generous natural light, provide thermal comfort and exhibit sustainability.

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DFG Architects have completed a range of projects for the healthcare sector from private dental and medical practices to larger healthcare / hospital facilities. We are experienced in dealing with the challenges and complexities of designing and working within complex healthcare environments and are familiar with prevailing infection control / technical design standards and project management requirements.

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Urban Design and Public Realm Planning

Urban Design and Public Realm Planning is an area of long standing interest of practice principal Dermot Geoghegan. DFG Architects have been involved in a number of urban design projects over the years imaginatively exploring the changing architectural and physical landscape of our cities and towns.

Environmentally efficient and sustainable design solutions

Sustainable design is an area of particular interest to DFG Architects. The practice has actively promoted environmentally conscious and technically intelligent design solutions for over 20 years. Practice principal Dermot Geoghegan holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Design and Energy Science and sees the incorporation of this knowledge as fundamental to a successful design outcome.