The RIAI provides on its website a search tool that enables you to find a registered architect in your area. You can search the RIAI Practice Directory by practice name, if you have already identified a practice, by skill or simply by location. If you cannot find a suitable RIAI architectural practice here, please contact us giving details of the project, address, location and the RIAI can make specific nominations. Find an architect.
One Up - One Down - One Deep by A2 Architects
“….needing an architect, I reviewed numerous articles and websites as well as receiving recommendations from family and friends. I visited the RIAI offices and discussed the selection and costs of a full architectural service and was put in touch with two emerging young practices. Both impressed with their enthusiasm.”
(Client, ‘Best House Extension’ in the 2008 RIAI Irish Architecture Awards, Architects: A2 Architects)
Important Questions before you get started:
- What qualities are you looking for in an architect?
- Who will be the primary contact with the architect, contractor, and others involved in designing and building your project? It is good to have one point of contact to prevent confusion and mixed messages.
- Do you have strong ideas on design?
- What are your design preferences>