Dundalk Architect Frank McGahon gives out free architectural advice in aid of charity

The own of McGahon Architects offers free service with all donations made going to the Simon Community

The own of McGahon Architects offers free service with all donations made going to the Simon Community

DUNDALK architect Frank McGahon of McGahon Architects is about to open his door for a free hour of architectural advice – all in aid of charity.

McGahon Architects are taking part in the Simon Open Door project once again this year, which sees them offering their services for free once a donation is made to the Simon Community.

“It’s for a great cause,” says Frank. “This is our third year of doing this project and it’s something different for us and gives people a chance to raise money for the Simon Community.”

This is the eighth year that the Simon Communities of Ireland has partnered with the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland. Over the course of this wonderful partnership almost €265,000 has been raised for the Simon Communities of Ireland.

“Once you have gone onto the website to see your local architects who are taking part, you can make a donation and then book your hour with us.

“An hour is a decent amount of time, and it can give people the opportunity to get a professional opinion on how best they can use the space or resources they have.

“We are delighted to be on board with the project again. As well as being a good cause it’s an opportunity for people who may not be particularly familiar with architects to see what we do and how we can help them.”

The more information you can bring to your architect on the day, the more you will get out of your consultation, so it is recommended that before you meet with your architect you collect as much information on your project.

Every single cent raised goes towards the work of the Simon Communities of Ireland.