DFG Architects are a Grade III Architectural Practice Accredited in Conservation. We carefully apply our interest, knowledge and skills in this area to ensure the prolonged life of buildings of historic, cultural and social value.

These services extend to conservation and methodology reports, assessments, appropriate designs solutions and feasibility studies.

Evaluation & Study

The evaluation and study of buildings of historic interest

Technical evaluation

Technical evaluation of historic building defects and the provision of appropriate solutions

Purchasing a protected structure

Advice on the implications of purchasing a protected structure


Advice on the appropriate maintenance of a protected structure


Advice on the planning and legal implications of owning a protected structure


Advice on proposed modifications to a protected structure


The preparation of Architectural Conservation Reports

Heritage assessments

The preparation of heritage assessments and applications


The management and supervision of works to protected structures


Advice and further specialist services required in relation to protected structures

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.