A few observations on opting out of SI9… @BRegsBlog

There’s a few things that have arisen regarding clients and opting out of SI 9 recently that I thought I’d share: Firstly, if you’re not sure what I’m talking about with opting in or out – read THIS first So, Read More …

Mark Stephens Architects in yesterdays Sunday Times…

In case you missed it: below is the article where we were featured in the Sunday Time’s article on Self-Building and the Building Regulations: You can see other articles where Mark Stephens Architects are included HERE

5 Things I knew nothing about until I moved to Ireland…

Since we moved to Ireland in 2003 there are some things I realise that I knew nothing about until I moved here. Some of these are architectural. Some of them are not. Here they are: 1. Septic tanks All the Read More …

Yay, Mark Stephens Architects have made the Shortlist for the 2017 V by Very Blog Awards Ireland @BlogAwardsIE

Yay, Mark Stephens Architects have made the Shortlist for the 2017 V by Very Blog Awards Ireland in the following categories: • Corporate Blog > Arts & Crafts • Corporate Blog > Interior Design / Architecture For more information on Read More …

#Architalks #30 #Ugly

This post is part of the ArchiTalks series where a group of us (architects who also blog) all post on the same day and promote each other’s blogs. The Topic ‘Leader’ for this post ‘Ugly’ is Jeremiah Russell. I am Read More …

This #advice is so important I’ve updated it and included it again…

This is something that comes up again and again and again. Following a lengthy design process and planning permission is obtained or an Exempted Development design is proposed. The client makes changes to the design and doesn’t obtain a new Read More …

Yay, we’re long listed for 2017 V by Very Blog Awards Ireland! @BlogAwardsIE

Just heard that Mark Stephens Architects have been long listed for the 2017 V by Very Blog Awards Ireland You can see us on the LONG LIST HERE

CAO Choices & yet more advice…

Following on from THIS POST on CAO points and courses for architecture. This second post gives a bit more advice and covers a few more of the other courses available. Firstly regarding CAO and course choices: 1. Forget about what Read More …

CAO Points for Architecture & advice… Part 1

With everyone heading back to school in Ireland this week I thought I’d give some advice to those considering a career in architecture. We have a lad starting his Leaving Cert year today and it won’t be long before he Read More …

#Architalks #29 #Homecoming #Celtic #Vernacular

This post is part of the ArchiTalks series where a group of us (architects who also blog) all post on the same day and promote each other’s blogs. The Topic ‘Leader’ for this post ‘Homecoming’ is Bob Borson. Firstly, it’s Read More …