Planning GormanCad prepare Planning Applications for all types of Commercial Developments. Recent projects include housing developments , Offices , restaurants , sportshall , shop units , community halls & retail units.

Change of Use & FitOuts GormanCad prepare change of use planning applications for all types of premises , fire cert drawings & Disability Access Certs, fit-out drawings , tender and construction drawings.

Feasibility Studies GormanCad prepare feasibility studies for all types of sites, buildings & spaces. For presentation to planners , banks or prospective tenants, GormanCad provide 3d modelling for these presentations to aid visualisation.

Design and assigned certifier roles available.


Planning a new home or place to live? GormanCad specialise in innovative designs for new homes unique to the site and client's brief with special considerations towards passiv haus design principles, function / layout, aesthetic, budget & lifetime adaptability.

Renovations & Extensions GormanCad has completed renovations & extensions to existing houses, cottages & outbuildings, all over the Republic of Ireland.

GormanCad Offer Project Supervisor Design Stage Services also for Domestic Builds.

Design and assigned certifier roles available.


Please browse through the images below. Projects completed all around the country.


"The Vision is to create buildings with an identity and a sense of place , that are aesthetically pleasing and unique to the site and the client. GormanCad is a design led practice committed to high quality innovative design and client service from inception to completion........"

A Building should not fill a space but create a space .....

  • Natural & New Materials.
  • Natural Light and Orientation.
  • Energy Efficient.
  • Functional Layout.
  • Lifetime Adaptability.
  • Sustainable Design.


  • Innovation in Design Solutions.
  • Sustainability in Design Solutions.
  • Contemporary Style.
  • New Technology & Materials.
  • Passive Homes.
  • Function and Lifetime Adaptability.


Noel Gorman MCIAT , MCABE C.BUILD E , RIAI archtech

Chartered Architectural Technologist and Registered Building Surveyor

Design and Assigned Certifier

A & D Wejcherts Architects 1994-1999 Dublin
Blanchardstown Shopping Centre, Blanchardstown Hospital, Naas General Hospital, Smithfield Apartment Development & Viewing Tower, Sobanski Palace Office Block
Massara Architects 1999-2000 Philadelphia
Site Architect & Project Manager
Condominium complex upgrade and hurricane repairs - Myrtle Beach SC
Atlantic Architects 2000-2009 Galway
SuperPub Chain for Capital Bars - Cafe en-Seine , Bobs , Coyote - Project Architect
Mixed Development Athenry - Joyces Supermarket & Apartments
Cuirt Seoige Apartments - Project Architect
Yeats College Refurbishment & extension - Project Architect
Various Housing Schemes through Galway
GormanCad 2009 - Present


GormanCad was established by Noel Gorman in May 2009 and is based in Craughwell , Co. Galway and is now a fully Chartered Architectural Technology Practice with CIAT.

Noel Gorman previously worked under award-winning RIAI practices A&D Wejchert & Atlantic Architects ; both practices with a design orientated ethos towards Architecture & the built Environment.

GormanCad pursues this with a desire to attain a high level of design both for the function & aesthetic of their buildings & Spaces.

GormanCad projects to date illustrates an extensive range of contemporary solutions for existing & new homes , retail & commercial units and public buildings. We aim to approach each project as a unique proposition that requires a unique solution. Our knowledge , skills and experience , accumulated over 20 years of practice and with continuous professional development under the guidance of the CIATRIAI , allow us to seek improvements in the design and services we offer and to seek innovative and sustainable design solutions in line with our clients' Expectations.

Published Work

While with Atlantic Architects Noel Gorman was Project Architect on The Yeats College Extension Building beside the renovated Grammar School. Houses & Extension designs have also featured in various Dreamhomes Magazine editions and CIAT publications.


Request a guideline fee quote for design and planning services: Commercial | New House | Extension


GormanCad One Year Anniversary!

roadsignPosted on 17th July 2016 by Noelg

GormanCad are now one year in their new office space in Craughwell Village. It’s great to see existing premises being utilised and all of the businesses starting up in the Village core recently and more soon!


GormanCad welcome all enquiries



Architectural Technology
Telephone: 091 876725 / 087 9742955
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Office Address: Main Village, Craughwell, Co. Galway
Correspondence Address: 16 Dunard, Craughwell, Co. Galway

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