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 …

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 …

The Dream Project #Architalks #44

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 ‘Dream Project’ is Meghana Joshi. Ah Read More …

Double pitch extension to cottage with rain-chain completed in Co. Mayo

Below are a few photos in a slideshow from a recently completed extension to a relatively new cottage in County Mayo: Thanks to: Contractor: P Fallon & Sons Ltd Kitchen & Fitted Furniture: Conroy Kitchens Structural Engineering: Paul Cuddy Photography: Read More …

Learning from mistakes #Architalks

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 ‘Learning from mistakes’ is Steve Ramos: Read More …

How does an architect communicate a design to a client in another country? #ArchitalksIE

As a regular contributor to the worldwide ‘Blogging Architect’ group #ArchiTalks; we have extended the concept as a separate Irish group of blogging architects with the hashtag #ArchTalksIE This first post is on the theme of ‘How does an architect Read More …

#Architecture #Students #ReadingList #Design

If you’re a new Architecture student then you’ve probably had your orientation and you’re just about to start the educational process of ‘Becoming an architect’ This post is to give a few books that may help you along the way; Read More …

What would you build for love?

We’re working on a very interesting renovation/restoration/reconstruction project at the moment – the Chalet at Ard na Gaoithe Forest near to Ashford Castle in County Mayo. Below is what it was looking like before we started: It was in a Read More …

Top tips for new #Architecture Students

So, you’ve received your CAO/A’ Level results and hopefully a place and you’re set to start in your journey to maybe become an architect… Here are my top tips to get you through what can be a difficult and stressful Read More …