The OPW has one of the largest architectural practices in the country. It provides a full design and project management service for the public sector building projects, a conservation management and advisory service, and independent advice to the Government.
It is a multi-disciplinary practice, offering a full in-house service to its customers. It includes Architects and Quantity Surveyors, and has close links with the Structural Engineering Section of Engineering Services business unit. It has a reputation for quality and professionalism and has won many awards for the high standards of its work.
The Practice has developed a comprehensive management system and produces annual accounts which consistently show Architectural Services to be operating at a notional surplus. In late 2001, OPW Architectural Services attained accreditation to the Quality standard ISO 9002.
Services offered to our customers include:
Extensive expertise has been developed in a number of areas, including