#Architalks #Choices

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 ‘Choices’ is Nisha Kandiah. So the Read More …

@RIAIOnline Transition year (TY) programme

The faithful readers of this blog will know that I am a keen ’employer’ of Transition Year (TY) students; simply search TY or Transition year in this web site and you’ll see the great work that they’ve been doing. So Read More …

Black Friday and Cyber Monday online deals – We will pay the VAT! Get Ready!

For Black Friday through Cyber Monday – we will pay the VAT on any purchases in our online SHOP* So if you’ve been thinking about an extension, or a consultation on a new house – NOW’S THE TIME TO JUMP! Read More …

More excellent @SketchUp modelling by TY student

Another TY student in the week; below are two movies from his week here. You need to bear in mind this was someone that hadn’t seen Sketchup at all before he arrived on a Monday. All I gave was ‘SketchUp Read More …

Land Registry Maps – We do these too!

Land Registry – The Who, What, Why and Where! Before I jump in and shout that WE DO LAND REGISTRY MAPS!, it’s probably best to give an explanation of what they are: There are 2 separate systems for recording property Read More …

Flat out at moment taking on more & bigger projects – here’s The Team…

We’re flat out at moment work-wise and we’re taking on more & bigger projects. To that end we’ve taken on new full-time and freelance staff to help us out. Click HERE for details on ‘The Team’. Why not take a Read More …

Which Structural Engineer should I use? [Fact Sheet]

The vast majority of our projects require the services of a Structural Engineer. He/She is required to ensure the structural integrity of the design and construction and some of the parts where their input is required include: • Foundation design Read More …

Should you Opt-In or Out of The Building Control Requirements (SI No.9)?

I’ve just put together THIS HANDY FACT SHEET on whether you should Opt-In or Opt-Out of SI. No. 9 of 2014 i.e. the Building Control Requirements of a Design and Assigned Certifier etc… Stacks more handy fact sheets in the Read More …

Notification of planning permission on this double extension to Irish cottage

We’ve just received notification that planning permission has been granted on this double ended extension to an already extended and renovated Irish cottage:

Mark Stephens Architects included in new @RIAIOnline CPD course on #business

Following our recent case study we presented at the RIAI CPD Seminar series on ‘Developing Sustainable Careers in Architecture’; the seminars were recorded during the day and are now available online at the link below: https://www.riai.ie/cpd/event_detail/online_riai_business_cpd_2017_developing_sustainable_careers_in_architectur