Why go round and round in circles when I have the tools?

This is something that I find again and again and again. A potential client trying to design it themselves. And then going around and around in circles but getting nowhere. I know I’ve said this before many times but I’m Read More …

Received notification on Planning Granted to this extension to thatched Mayo cottage

Just received notification this morning that Planning Permission was granted on this contemporary yet traditional extension to a thatched cottage in County Mayo:

#Architalks #28 #Moonlighting

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 ‘Moonlighting’ is Michael Riscica… This post Read More …

This #Mayo #Kitchen #Extension completed today…

The kitchen extension below was completed yesterday which included much needed additional living space and with a small reconfiguration also included a new utility room:

Mentorship #Architalks #27

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 ‘Mentorship’ is Michael Lavalley… Mentorship Writing Read More …

After a lot of tooing & frooing- this new house is finally going to site…

After a lot of tooing & frooing- this new house is finally going to site in County Mayo…: It continues our courtyard, sun catching designs and we will be architects, Design and Assigned Certifiers and Project Supervisors (PSDP)

Planning Permission finally granted on this contemporary version of Irish long house

After a near rejection and a stack of Further Information requests; we’ve just been notified that this contemporary version of a Mayo ‘long’ house has been granted Planning Permission. Phew.

Hardworking & trustworthy 20yo ready to help your company in #Galway #JobFairy #SummerWork Please share

My son is looking for a job over the summer in Galway – can anyone help? He’s hardworking, trustworthy & diligent and can do anything – something in a shop, bar, restaurant… for the summer would be brilliant. You can Read More …

This story equally applies to me #Architect #Story #FridayFun #Clients

I’ve heard this story a few times, told by different people depending on what job they do: “A King was having problems with the plumbing in his castle and called a series of plumbers to fix the problem. None of Read More …

Planning Permission received on this Sligo Irish cottage extension

We just received notification that Planning Permission has been granted for this County Sligo Cottage extension. A mix of contemporary and traditional: