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“Ms. Regan’s work ethic is excellent, and can produce initial sketches by hand to completed working drawings. Her communication skills are excellent in any situation…[her] professionalism and attention to detail was always present.We were also impressed with her ability to take other views on board, without losing the overall concept of the project. This is rare among the Architects we deal with.Ms Regan has a very artistic element to her work, and we have recommended her as an Architect to our clients, our clients are very satisfied with her input to our projects.”

Thomas J. O’Brien, Chartered Engineer

“I gave the job of redeveloping my holiday home in Schull to Edel, the existing house was to be demolished and a new property to be developed taking consideration to the setting and views over the fasnet lighthouse. the results were fantastic, Edel dealt took care of everything from the planners to engineers, I would have no hesitation dealing with Edel again, the drawings speak for themselves.”

Joe O’ Sullivan

“I have worked with Edel on both residential and commercial projects. Edel designed and got planning permission for my company a mixed use development in Waterford, which included a primary care centre. Edel has always produced high quality work with great skill and imagination.”

Dan Mulvihill

“Overall, Edel is extremely talented, positive and personable, not afraid of a challenge if difficult situations arise and has excellent attention to detail. We are delighted to be working with Edel on our project and would have no hesitation in recommending her to another client or company”

Elaine Kennedy

“Awen is a druidic term for inspiration depicted by 3 rays of lights. And that is what this house means to us. It is inspired and inspiring, filled with light and space, where our 3 daughters have freedom to move, run and play. On embarking on this project it was very important to us that our house was a home, an expression of how we live, as well as fit the plot of land. On meeting Edel we felt she really heard us, she was the first architect we met that thought outside the box and we knew straight away we wanted to work with her.

We have been living in this house 2.5 years now and find we never want to leave it! We never feel claustrophobic or on top of each other.

The large windows allow for real inside outside living. The triple sliding door means that we can open it out and really feel like we are outside. The South West makes the most of the sun. Our house feels bright on the darkest of days. The HRV system keeps the air fresh with an even temperature through out the house. The solar panels give us constant hot water throughout the year. We only use the underfloor heating in winter. The open plan living allows us all to do our own thing whilst still being in each other's company. I also love the flexibility of the space that we can easily move furniture around and create new spaces. When the kids get older we can add a sliding door to from the double height space into the main living space so that they can have their own space then. The studio allows me to work from home whilst still having a visual of the whole house. The den allows my husband to watch his matches in peace! Our library in the double height space is the heart of the house. This is where we read the Sunday paper, read books and play board games with the kids.

This is a house that fits our lives perfectly right now and a house that will mature with us as we develop the gardens and create new spaces within it as our lives dictate.”

Richael Mulvihill

“Edel's positive, enthusiastic and personable approach gave us the assurance that she was someone we could easily work with for our new build in Ballinacurra, Midleton.

We described what we wanted from our new home in terms of working for our lifestyle and family life, however we were amazed at how Edel's very first design concept was our perfect home. This is a testament to how well Edel listens to her clients and can bring their thoughts and ideas to life.

We wanted a house with a sense of space downstairs and integrated the landscape; a house that was rural and complementary to its setting. Edel more than delivered on this for us. Edel gave us a home that is a pleasure to return to; a joy for the family and friends; and with a design that is what it is meant to be- beautiful, functional and restful.

From a technical perspective Edel also delivered regarding insulation, windows, heat recovery, and en environmental heating system. The details again in the technical aspects are there. For example, the stunningly designed overhangs on the large windows which not only enhance the view, are visually appealing but also functionally limit radiant heat.

There isn't a day that we don't reflect how lucky we are to have such a home.”

Shane and Elaine Cullinan Clients for house in Midelton

“Our New Home: Our family loves the location of our home but as we grew as a family the layout of the house no longer worked. Downstairs we had 5 small bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Upstairs was dark and again partitioned into small unconnected living spaces. We agonized over how we could transform the house into a home that would meet our needs. Edel our Architect gave us the vision and courage to make the transformation. Edel spent a lot of time listening to how we wanted to live in our home and the problems we had with the existing design. The design concept she proposed to us was a dramatic change and over a number of design review meetings she convinced us to have the courage to make the change . We are now living in the transformed house close to a year and it has dramatically changed our way of life. Our teenage daughters now have their own space for privacy and study and as a family we have a light infused common space that brings us together for meals and family time. Our only regret is why didn’t we do it earlier and the reason was we did not have the vision to see the design that would work for us until we met Edel.”

John Kelly Clients for Extension renovation “The Highlands”

"Edel has a wonderful ability for encapsulating exactly what her clients want and crystallising their wishes into an amazingly creative construct.

She listened patiently to our needs and picked up on features we were interested in developing and adding her own wonderfully creative input, she designed for us, a beautifully proportioned, light filled home, with many stunning features.

She is client-centred, easy to work with, accessible, with a helpful eye on budgetary considerations.

She is ably assisted by her architectural technician, Anna, who also takes the client through the detailed specifications of Edel’s plans.

We are delighted we engaged Edel, as our architect and have no hesitation in recommending her to clients.

Please note: Ruth Wolf can be contacted for further enquiries."

Ruth Wolf Private House Berrings Blarney

“Edel Regan Architects executed design and planning drawings in an efficient and timely manner. She achieved design with a good commercial mix of apartments, retail, library, and creche and consultant medical suites. The design was sensitively accomplished and met with all the planning requirements and achieved high densities for the site. Further information was required by the planning authorities and Edel Regan Architects responded extremely well to the planning department. She dealt with all the planning requirements for further information. The planners were satisfied with the scheme and awarded the project a successful grant of planning. This greatly increased the value of the land and subsequently the site was sold at a larger value than before the site had planning. I am very grateful for Edel’s diligent work in achieving such a planning result and would highly recommend her to any future developer or land owner.”

John Robinson

"I have a very practical approach to design, and would like to help you realise the potential of your home or commercial project. A lot can be achieved with some small design changes on a modest budget. “Form follows function” is a motto of mine. An objective outside view can kickstart your design for your home and enhance your lifestyle dramatically."

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