When an architect is asked to do a ‘sun-room’…

Architects are well know for pushing the boundaries and the photos below show how we interpreted the frequently asked for (in Ireland) – the ‘sun-room’ The client was looking for a lobby space to enter before the main house where Read More …

Big change in Practice (for time being)…

Our mission statement hasn’t been updated since 2011 and we have been rethinking our work methods recently… We’ve come to the decision (for the time being & to be reevaluated after whatever comes with Brexit!) that Mark Stephens Architects will Read More …

Our #architecture goes beyond simple building #lifestyle #dreams #Irish #Cottage #Extension

The project I’m showing here really shows how the architecture we create goes beyond simple rooms and building. It’s about building a clients’ dream and lifestyle. Below are a few images of a recently completed double extension and refurbishment of Read More …

Website updated with new @RIAIonline marks #Registered

We’ve just updated the homepage and all our letterheads with the new RIAI Registered ‘Mark’ We’ve also receive our new RIAI stamp for legal documents for 2019 where we can help with the following (these are where the stamp is Read More …

Incredible drone photos of one of our new #Mayo #Passivhaus Construction by @LLStructuresLtd

With thanks to Ollie at Long Life Structures (http://www.llstructures.ie); the timber frame company that’s construction one of new houses in County Mayo and permission from our great clients (Michelle & Dave); below are a few photos showing the current construction. Read More …

2018 – A year in review [slideshow] #ArchitalksIE

This is an ‘ArchiTalks – Ireland’ post where blogging architects in Ireland post on the same subject at the same day/time This post is the first of 2019 and is a year ‘in Review’ of 2018. So, here’s a selection Read More …

The Chalet at Ard na Gaoithe reaches completion

We are pleased to see the Chalet at the Ard na Gaoithe recreation area near Long, County Mayo reach completion. It’s been an interesting restoration/renovation/reconstruction project, below is a bit of the history and some photographs of the end result: Read More …

#ArchiTalks #45 #HappyAccidents

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 ‘Happy Accidents’ is Jim Mehaffey. Let’s Read More …

Mark Stephens Architects included in best practice for Roscommon Rural House Guidelines

County Roscommon have just released their own Rural House Guidelines and we are proud to say that one of our projects has been included within it. You can see our example showing ‘Best Practice’ when extending properties and using flat Read More …

A Code of Conduct for Contractors & Clients : #ArchitalksIE

This is the second blog post for #ArchitalksIE – an Irish only version of the #Architalks blogs. Where architects who blog post on a topic at the say day and time. This post’s topic is A Code of Conduct for Read More …