Pre Design: Choosing an architectural designer

Choosing an architectural designer: Self-build advisor John Corless explains the need to find the right person to draw up your plans, and advise you, at the design stage. The plans must be regulations compliant, tailored to your needs, and space efficient.


Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email

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