Historic structures and places are very visible reminders of our identity and history in everyday life. . They contribute enormously to the unique character of Dublin and its quality as a place to live in and visit. The importance of conserving these structures continues to grow in light of developments such as the city’s application for UNESCO World Heritage Site status and new challenges such as climate change and extreme weather events.
City Architects Division aims to help create a Dublin in which the city’s future development takes place in harmony with the ongoing life of its historic districts, spaces and structures. Accredited as an RIAI Grade 1 conservation practice, it has been recognised for the quality of its conservation work, including the award of the RIAI Silver Medal for Conservation, which is the highest award for architectural conservation in Ireland.
City Architects carries out the following architectural conservation services within Dublin City Council: