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  1. Architectural Heritage Impact Assessments

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    Architectural Heritage Impact Assessments

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    Architectural Heritage Impact Assessments evaluate the impact of proposed development on a Protected Structure, ACA or other heritage area, and recommend mitigation where required. Among others, Sunni has completed Impact Assessments for properties in South Anne Street, George’s Quay, Dawson Street, Eden Park (Dun Laoghaire), Vesey Place (Dun Laoghaire), Celbridge, Co. Kildare and many others.

    Client

    Various Architects / Private Clients

  2. Conservation Reports & Oversight

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    Conservation Reports & Oversight

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    Conservation Reports require initial site visit(s), archival and cartographic research, building condition assessments, thorough architectural description and recording, repair specifications, and/or proposed development work, and an impact assessment. Conservation guidance also entails pre-purchase advice on planning feasibility, energy efficiency measures, Construction stage conservation oversight, specification and tender documentation compilation, and other services.

    Sunni has provided¬†conservation guidance and/or on-site conservation management for:¬†Greenmount Cottage, Dublin; a private Georgian mixed-use building on Dublin’s quays, and both commercial and residential properties in Dublin’s Waterloo Road, South Anne Street, Blessington Street, Suffolk Street, Prince Edward Terrace (Blackrock), Carysfort Avenue (Blackrock), and many others.

    Client

    Various Architects / Private Clients

  3. NIAH Architectural Surveys

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    NIAH Architectural Survey Dublin City Phase I (2011), Co Cavan (2012), Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Phase I (2012), Dublin City Phase VIII (2015) & Phase XI (2017)

    Role

    Architectural Surveyor

    About

    Completed archival research, written / photographic records and assessments of significance / appraisals utilising the NIAH standards for categories of Special Interest for over 350 historic properties dating from 17th-20th centuries.

    Client:

    National Inventory of Architectural Heritage

    Employer

    DMD Urban / Lotts Architecture & Urbanism / Built Heritage Collective Ireland

  4. Historic Structure Report: Cyrus West House

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    Historic Structure Report: Cyrus West House

    Role

    Historic Buildings Consultant

    About

    Conducted and analysed multidisciplinary research, on-site investigation, building chronology and schedule of repairs for late-Federal style house built c.1839 in downtown Historic District.

    Client:

    Historic Salisbury Foundation, Salisbury, NC, 2011

    Honours:

    Preservation Education & Publication Award, 2011

  5. County Fingal Industrial Heritage Survey

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    County Fingal Industrial Heritage Surveye

    Date

    2010

    Role

    Historic Buildings Consultant

    About

    Over 1,159 sites relating to quarrying, transport, textiles and canals in Co. Fingal were identified, aiding in their protection amidst future local development.

    Client:

    Fingal County Council

    Employer

    Carrig Conservation International Ltd

  6. Historic Structure Survey: I.W. Snuggs House

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    Historic Structure Survey: I.W. Snuggs House, Albemarle, NC, USA, 2011

    Role

    Historic Buildings Consultant

    About

    Conducted and analysed multidisciplinary research, on-site investigation, building chronology and schedule of repairs for vernacular farm house built c.1870 incorporating c.1850 log cabin in downtown Albemarle, NC.

    Client:

    Stanly County Commission for Historic Preservation

  7. Traditional Building Skills Exhibition

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    Traditional Building Skills Exhibition, Castletown House

    Date

    2010

    Role

    Event Controller

    About

    In-depth planning and on-site control of all events, vendors, and visitors associated with this annual event intended to promote period buildings, architectural conservation, and traditional building skills in Ireland.

    Employer

    Irish Georgian Society

  8. A Review of National Grant Aid for Architectural Heritage Protection

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    Quanta Report: A Review of National Grant Aid for Architectural Heritage Protection

    Role

    Conservationist / Researcher

    About

    The principal aim of this study was to assess the usefulness of classifying the existing seven State-sponsored conservation grant schemes according to amount by examining the appropriateness or otherwise of the current administrative requirements, grant conditions and the efficacy of different grant amounts in achieving the conservation objectives of the grant giving-body.

    Client:

    Department of Finance / Department of the Environmental, Heritage & Local Government / Heritage Council / Lee Spa

    Employer

    Carrig Conservation International Ltd, partnering with Louise M. Harrington

  9. Planning Advocacy: Liberty Hall, Dublin 1

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    Liberty Hall – Oral Hearing, An Bord Planeala

    Date

    2012

    Role

    Acting Conservation Research Officer

    About

    Sunni followed the Liberty Hall redevelopment plans closely between 2010-2012. In collaboration with the Executive Director, Sunni composed objections and observations to the local authority on the grounds of deleterious impact of the new proposals on the historic environment and protected vistas. Sunni represented the Irish Georgian Society and delivered an oral address at the An Bord Planeala hearing. The planning application was subsequently refused.

    Employer

    Irish Georgian Society

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