About dMA

dMA is a young, energetic, design based practice with a personalised, friendly service tailored to the clients needs. We approach each project by engaging the client, design team and contractor in a pro-active involvement in all aspects of the process. dMA work independently or collaboratively depending on the nature of the project. The success of our approach has led to praise from our clients and planning authorities, among others - see Client Testimonials on the home page.

dMA is a registered member of the RIAI. All RIAI members have recognised academic qualifications and have passed an examination in professional practice. RIAI members are qualified to the highest national, EU and international standards. For most people, their home is the most important investement they will make. By working with an RIAI Architect you can be guaranteed a professional, quality service with a product specifically designed for your needs.


dMA provide a comprehensive service in the following areas:

  - Building Design
  - Feasibility Studies
  - Planning Permission
  - BER (Building Energy Rating)
  - Fire Safety Certificates
  - Health and Safety Plans
  - Production of Tender Documents
  - On-site Contract Administration
  - RIAI Certification
  - Interior Architecture
  - 3D Visualisations

dMA deal directly with local authority planners and fire safety officers. dMA can offer advice on the selection of a range of competent builders suitable for your project and we provide contract administration on site. Derek Murphy is a qualified BER (Building Energy Rating) Assessor. We provide an extensive energy rating service for dwellings including preliminary design audits at pre-planning permission stage, consultations and advisory reports on how to achieve best results together with construction detailing and specifiations.