Structural Home Design, Structural and Civil Consulting Engineers, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14,

Structural Engineering Consultancy For Homeowners, Architects and Contractors

About Us

About Us

Structural Home Design was founded by Barra Kelly, MEng, BEngTech CEng MIEI to provide a full service structural engineering service to homeowners, architects and contractors in the Dublin area. Barra is a Chartered Engineer with over 10 years experierience in residential, commercial and mixed used developments in Ireland and the UK.

We specialise in new builds, extensions, conversions and refurbishments. We offer a range of flexible services from one-off consultations right through to full design, project management and certification sign-off. We also provide a full suite of inspections including pre-purchase building surveys, structural condition reports, insurance reports and subsidence reports.

Our consulting engineers have chartered qualifications and are fully insured by professional indemnity insurance. We are fully recognised by the Law Society & Financial Institutions for payment certification during construction and certification of compliance on completion.

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Our Services

  • Structural Engineer Design
  • Structural Engineer Sign Off
  • Planning Studies & Applications
  • Feasibility Assessment
  • Detailed Tender Designs
  • Project Management

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What We Do

Consultancy Services

  • Structural Engineer Design
  • Structural Engineer Sign Off
  • Engineering & Architectural Review
  • Building Appraisals & Assessments

Planning Services

  • Home Extension Feasibility Studies
  • Planning Studies & Applications

Pre-Construction Services

  • Property Surveys
  • Soil and Drain Survey

Concept Design Services

  • Outline Structural Scheme Drawings
  • Feasibility Assessment
  • Early Planning Consultations

Technical Design and Tender

  • Calculations for BCAR Compliance
  • Engineering Construction Design
  • Detailed Tender Designs

Construction Services

  • Construction Specifications
  • Site Inspection Visits
  • Issue Certificates & Work Sign-Off

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Quality Driven

We're meticulous about quality. All works leaving our office are subject to a rigorous checking regime.

Innovative Design

We want to achieve the most efficient outcome for our clients both in terms of energy and usability. To do so, we'll combine innovation with the best available materials and practices.

Project Management

We apply best project management practices to all projects. All communications and documentation are regularly tracked and reviewed.

Cost

We're extremely cost conscious on behalf of our clients. We always design with the goal of delivering the most effective and appropriate solution for the project.

Get In Contact

Get in touch by email or email. We will be happy to discuss your project further and how we could help you.

Our Work

Light Filled Rear Extension Dundrum Dublin 14

Structural Home Design from Dublin Dundrum, Dublin 14

The rear of the house was extended with a large, light filled rear extension. An interesting roof pitch and attractive cedar cladding gives this extension a contemporary feel. The rear of the house was extended with a large, light filled rear extension. An interesting roof pitch and attractive cedar cladding gives this extension a contemporary ...

New Front and Side Extension

Structural Home Design from Dublin

Compare before and after photos to see the impact of this extension on living space. The existing garage to the side of the house was removed and replaced with a two storey side extension. The front of the original house was also extended to increase the size of the living room and hall. Compare before and after photos to see the impact of this extension on living space. The existing garage to the side of the house was removed and replaced with a two storey side ...

Contemporary Rear and Side Extension

Structural Home Design from Dublin

A very large extension involving a full width rear extension and a two storey side extension. This project involved extensive structural steel and detailed technical planning. A very large extension involving a full width rear extension and a two storey side extension. This project involved extensive structural steel and detailed technical ...

Extension and Renovation Dublin 6

Structural Home Design from Dublin Harolds Cross, Dublin 6

This project involved refurbishment and extension of an existing red brick home in Dublin 6. The clients have a growing family and wanted a comfortable and contemporary home that they could grow into. At the heart of this project was the rear extension providing an open plan kitchen and dining area. This features a large ceiling light box to enhance the bright and airy feel of this extension. The front garden was opened up and lowered for a much needed parking space. This project involved refurbishment and extension of an existing red brick home in Dublin 6. The clients have a growing family and wanted a comfortable and contemporary home that ...

Planning Exempt Extension Kimmage

Structural Home Design from Dublin Kimmage, Dublin 12

This modern extension added very valuable living space to this Kimmage home. This modern extension added very valuable living space to this Kimmage home.

Large Rear Extension

Structural Home Design from Dublin

Photos taken during work in progress of a full width rear extension. Photos taken during work in progress of a full width rear extension.

Internal Restructuring Garville Road

Structural Home Design from Dublin Garville Road, Dublin 6

Photos taken during the extension internal restructuring process at a house in Garville Road. Photos taken during the extension internal restructuring process at a house in Garville Road.

Our Customers Say

Barra was always good with attention to detail and nothing got by him. I know that Barra won't miss anything on someone's house.
Sean O' Shaughnessy
Civil Engineering, PM GroupGroup (prev. Structural Engineer for Once Engineering)
Sean O' Shaughnessy from Civil Engineering, PM GroupGroup (prev. Structural Engineer for Once Engineering) talks to pickapro.. See full interview
Our builder really liked Barra and said that he was very good at his job so he's used SHD since on other projects.
Gemma Cosgrave
Harold's Cross, Dublin 6
Gemma Cosgrave from Harold's Cross, Dublin 6 talks to pickapro.. See full interview

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Special Offers

Special Offers

Home Extension Consultation for €150+VAT

Structural Home Design

Structural Home Design are offering an initial consultation for homeowners planning a home extension for just €150+VAT . The offer includes:

  • Site meeting and informal survey
  • Review of planning and planning exempt guidelines
  • Discussion of proposed extensions
  • Discussion of feasibility and estimated costs for extension.

This consultation fee will be reimbursed where Structural Home Design is engaged for further consultation or project management.

Structural Home Design are offering an initial consultation for homeowners planning a home extension for just €150+VAT . The offer includes:Site meeting and informal surveyReview ...

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Our Projects

Light Filled Rear Extension Dundrum Dublin 14

Structural Home Design from Dublin Dundrum, Dublin 14

The rear of the house was extended with a large, light filled rear extension. An interesting roof pitch and attractive cedar cladding gives this extension a contemporary feel. The rear of the house was extended with a large, light filled rear extension. An interesting roof pitch and attractive cedar cladding gives this extension a contemporary ...

New Front and Side Extension

Structural Home Design from Dublin

Compare before and after photos to see the impact of this extension on living space. The existing garage to the side of the house was removed and replaced with a two storey side extension. The front of the original house was also extended to increase the size of the living room and hall. Compare before and after photos to see the impact of this extension on living space. The existing garage to the side of the house was removed and replaced with a two storey side ...

Contemporary Rear and Side Extension

Structural Home Design from Dublin

A very large extension involving a full width rear extension and a two storey side extension. This project involved extensive structural steel and detailed technical planning. A very large extension involving a full width rear extension and a two storey side extension. This project involved extensive structural steel and detailed technical ...

Extension and Renovation Dublin 6

Structural Home Design from Dublin Harolds Cross, Dublin 6

This project involved refurbishment and extension of an existing red brick home in Dublin 6. The clients have a growing family and wanted a comfortable and contemporary home that they could grow into. At the heart of this project was the rear extension providing an open plan kitchen and dining area. This features a large ceiling light box to enhance the bright and airy feel of this extension. The front garden was opened up and lowered for a much needed parking space. This project involved refurbishment and extension of an existing red brick home in Dublin 6. The clients have a growing family and wanted a comfortable and contemporary home that ...

Planning Exempt Extension Kimmage

Structural Home Design from Dublin Kimmage, Dublin 12

This modern extension added very valuable living space to this Kimmage home. This modern extension added very valuable living space to this Kimmage home.

Large Rear Extension

Structural Home Design from Dublin

Photos taken during work in progress of a full width rear extension. Photos taken during work in progress of a full width rear extension.

Internal Restructuring Garville Road

Structural Home Design from Dublin Garville Road, Dublin 6

Photos taken during the extension internal restructuring process at a house in Garville Road. Photos taken during the extension internal restructuring process at a house in Garville Road.

Our Customers Say

Barra was always good with attention to detail and nothing got by him. I know that Barra won't miss anything on someone's house.
Sean O' Shaughnessy
Civil Engineering, PM GroupGroup (prev. Structural Engineer for Once Engineering)
Sean O' Shaughnessy from Civil Engineering, PM GroupGroup (prev. Structural Engineer for Once Engineering) talks to pickapro.. See full interview
Our builder really liked Barra and said that he was very good at his job so he's used SHD since on other projects.
Gemma Cosgrave
Harold's Cross, Dublin 6
Gemma Cosgrave from Harold's Cross, Dublin 6 talks to pickapro.. See full interview