We had discussed altering our home and had come up with lots of ideas, but we needed some clarity in the form of expert advice. Patti listened to our requirements, assessed the house and came up with lots of ideas, that were both practical and creative. At the end of the day Patti left us with a plan that was exactly what we were hoping for! We are thrilled with the outcome and would highly recommend Patti to anyone seeking to improve their home.
We have great satisfaction of how Patti maximises the use of the sun from early in the morning till late in the evening, which saves on our fuel bills and is good for the environment. Mostly, however, there is a sense of well being from living in a house where the sun is going through all day. We would never had envisioned the home that we have without Patti's professional advice. Overall we found the service superb.
The online design clinic experience worked as well for me and I would recommend it as an alternative to a home visit. I shared photos and measurements beforehand as well as the general scope of my extension needs and ideas.
The first part of our discussion was based on my wishlist for my extension and how I intended to use the space, and talking online about this was very straightforward. When it came to putting ideas down on paper, I did feel that this would be more challenging to do online, but by doing a screenshare Patti was easily able to sketch and talk me through different options.
At the end of our session (which we split into two segments to accommodate a break from the laptop), I came away with a clear idea of how my new space should look and the next day Patti shared drawings based on our clinic discussion that I can now take to builders for cost estimates.
We had our Design Clinic conducted over Skype due to Covid 19. Patti really captured what we were looking to achieve and how best we could integrate this into our home. We didn’t lose any of the value of Patti’s brilliant Design Clinic concept, we just didn’t get to meet her in person! Our end product design is exactly what we need. Many thanks Patti.
We discussed at length what I wanted and what I needed. This process was not easy for me but with Patti’s patience and encouragement and at the end of a very long day I had a plan I really liked.
Thank you sincerely Patti.
O’Neill Architecture’s unique Building a New Home Design Clinic is the ideal solution if you have a property/site you want to build on. Or if you have a couple of potential sites on your own property and want to know your best option. You want a dream home – not a bog-standard house.
Maybe you want to manage the entire building process yourself. Or you want to make sure you have more knowledge to make an informed decision before commissioning an architect to provide full architectural services.
As an experienced and award-winning architect, and a member of the RIAI I, Patti O’Neill, principal at O’Neill Architecture, can give you the design solution and the professional advice you need to achieve your dream home.
My New-Build Design Clinic will not only give you the design solutions which are right for you, it will also put you on the right track, financially.
At my clinic I will also provide you with a work plan that you can use to help deliver your dream house, and to maximise your budget. After the clinic you will be able to choose the best way forward for you, and to help you to be in control of the design and build of your new home.