• 6 Dundanion Tce, Blackrock, Cork T12 D3 H0.
  • info@bdlab.ie
  • +353 86 605 0096

About Us

Building Design Lab is based in the Cork suburbs.

We are a fully insured practice that along with all aspects of planning can offer a “joined up” service of fire cert application (safe egress) and disability access certificate application (safe access).

Our Mission

  • Quality Inteligent Design

    We work closely with clients to ensure their brief is translated into reality. We are committed to providing quality design that is sensitive to its surroundings and built environment with future proofing in mind. We fully support best practice for energy conservation in construction and in building use. We are Building Energy Rating Assessors and Architects Certified Passive House designers.

  • Sustainable Passive Design

    Using our experience and in-depth knowledge of Passive House design methodology, we can bring your ideas to life in creating a high-performance, certified Passive House building. Our Architect and Certified Passive House designer will produce solutions based on your specific requirements.

  • Reliable Building Services

    We provide a full range of quailty services, in effect a one stop shop for Domestic and Commercial BER Assessments, Energy Audits, Air Pressure tests, Disability certs and Fire cert requirements.

Our Staff

Nigel O'Sullivan
MRIAI, B.ARCH, MSc Fire & Explosion Engineering, P.Grad.Dip (Fire Safety Practice), Dip. Arch. Tech.

Nigel O'Sullivan is a highly experienced architect who graduated in 1996 and has over 23 years professional experience. He has continually sought to develop his professional knowledge and skills to give a comprehensive and informed service.

Amanda Daly
Amanda has over 20 years expericence in office management and has extensive knowledge in architectural practices and procedures.
Degree in Architecture (DIT, Bolton Street) 1996
Masters of Science in Fire and Explosion (University of Leeds) 2018
Postgraduate Diploma in Fire safety practice (TCD) 2010
Diploma in Architectural Technology (CIT) 1992
FETAC awards:2009 Building Energy Rating Assessor (Domestic +Non-Domestic) Registered with SEAI: Domestic Register No: 102715 Non Domestic Register No: 104382
FETAC award: 2009
Air Pressure Testing : (Retrotec Q4E Door Fan System) FETAC award: 2015 BIM, Revit
Passivhaus Institut: 2011 Certified Passive House Designer, Register Member of Passivhaus Institut