The practice was formed in 1997 by Nicholas Mernagh, based on experience gained from working in leading Architectural Practices, Arthur Gibney and Partners, Architects, Dublin, and Anthony Reddy and Associates, Architects, Dublin/Kilkenny.
In the short period from 1997, the practice has established a strong base and a reputation for high quality in Architecture, Building Surveying and Technology.
Nicholas Mernagh Architecture are a young, highly skilled and experienced Architectural and Building Surveying Practice, the objective of the practice is to provide a comprehensive professional service, covering all aspects of Building Design, Building Technology and project management, collaborating closely with the clients project team, the design philosophy of the practice is to produce carefully considered buildings that contribute to the built environment, the designs concentrate on established principles that produce buildings with a constant design quality.
We have worked with a very broad base of clients ranging from sports and medical services to developers, solicitors, private companies and individuals.
We have also worked on a huge variety of building types, ranging from Hotels & Public Houses, Factories and Warehouses, Public and private housing estates, one off houses, building restorations, apartment schemes, residential extensions, sports centers and club houses.
At NMA, we offer full and partial services, from feasibility studies to planning and fire cert. applications to produce drawings and project management. We can offer a full service or tailor our service to suit individual client’s specifications depending on their working brief and project.
We recognise the highly complex nature of the modern building process, from dealing with new technology and building practices to dealing with new planning, building and fire prevention regulations and the need to work closely with and co-ordinate other disciplines within the design team.
We are committed to an architecture that involves energy and environmental awareness from the outset. Energy issues are part of our design ethos and we have for many years been at the cutting edge of “Green Technology” and low energy design.
The professional team at NMA handle all types of projects from design to planning, tendering and supervision, and has established a reputation for winning and retaining clients in all sectors. This achievement is based on “our clients are out greatest asset”. Our services are detailed to suit the needs of our client base at all times, so that we can always achieve a high quality and professional architectural service.
We pride ourselves on being forward looking and our office resources are supported by a considerable investment in the latest computer aided design technology to compliment the more traditional skills the architectural practice has to offer.
The headquarters of NMA are based in a new purpose built office facility now open in Tagoat, Rosslare Hbr. which will facilitate both future and prospective clients in modern surroundings in a country woodland setting, away from parking conjestion and problems and the hussle and bussle of Wexford town. We can facilitate clients after hours, including Saturday by appointment.
Nicholas Mernagh is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and the Society of Chartered Surveyors (ASCS).
The practice carries full Professional Indemnity Insurance.