Don’t Move, Improve! Open Day


Architects and engineers will be offering free consultations during this open day. There will be talks on how to get started with your home extension, from design inspiration to gaining planning permission; and an exhibition of the capital's best home extensions projects. 

Shortlisted architects from NLA's Don't Move, Improve! 2016 competition will be giving free 25-minute one-to-one consultations to anyone looking for advice on their own home extension - suitable for those who are well underway with a home extension or simply wanting some advice on where to start.  

Talks programme:

12:30-13:30 Design inspiration
Get design inspiration from DMI 2016 architects and clients, from spatial layouts to material palettes.Keynote by Angela Brady, past predisent RIBA, director at Brady Mallalieu Architects and TV broadcaster; ‘Building the Dream’ ITV, ‘The Home Show’ Channel 4 and ‘Designing Ireland’ RTE.

Speakers include:
Neil Dusheiko, Neil Dusheiko Architects
DMI Winner Taro Tsrurta, Tsuruta Architects.

14:30-15:30 Transforming your Home - Practical Advice  
Get practical advice for your renovation project, what must you consider during your home renovation to ensure a safe and successful project?

Speakers include:
David Kohn, David Kohn Architects
Brian Constant, Director, Constant Structural Design
Kay Hughes, Director, Khaa
Plus a client Perspective

Style consultations at Heal's 

Heal's will be offering free 30-minute one-to-one consultations with specialists from their styling service. The Heal’s specialists will be available for advice on colour, texture and space planning with a focus on furniture, lighting and textiles.

For more information about this NLA open-day or to book, click here.

Media partners: Dezeen and Dezeen Jobs 
Sponsored by Axor Hansgrohe and Schueco 
Supported by Heal’s and RIBA