Looking for an architect in the West of Ireland? Book an initial consultation… [page updated]

If you are contemplating an architectural project in the West of Ireland then our INITIAL CONSULTATION service is proving a great way to kick-start a project. We undertook a stack of consultations like this in 2016 and we’re continuing them Read More …

Notification received of Planning Permission on this County Sligo House Extension

Just received notification that this house extension to a County Sligo cottage is going ahead: Below is a rendered view: Key features include: • Single storey link between old and new • Contemporary mono-pitched two-storey extension to rear of existing Read More …

2016 Review of projects – Wow it’s been busy

It’s that time of year for our annual review of projects. It looks like we’ve finally seen the tide turn and this year has been exceptionally busy. Let’s hope this continues (for everyone) in 2017 despite Brexit & Trump. So Read More …

Common misconception on architects’ stage payments & fees… @RIAIonline mentioned

I’ve written about architects’ fees recently HERE and I’m not going to reiterate the value that you can get from appointing an architect. From a well-designed home that will increase in value over the years, to a home that is Read More …

Come & see me @SwinfordTown #EnterpriseTown #Expo @BOIbusiness #LetsConnect 4th Nov 2016

Just to let you know I’m going to be at the Swinford BOI Business Expo THIS FRIDAY 4th November, 5-8pm – in the Swinford Cultural Centre Please pop by and say hello Click HERE for the full schedule of events Read More …

How much does an architect cost ? The answer is… [new business model update]

The faithful readers will know I’ve written on this subject a few times (type in ‘how much does an architect cost’ in the search box!). This post also gives an update on our new business model where the first stage Read More …

Planning Permission Granted on this traditional design cottage in County Mayo #Vectorworks #Walkthrough

Traditional but contemporary We’ve just received final approval of Planning Permission on this traditional, 3 bedroom cottage in County Mayo: Even with a more traditional designs we still integrate contemporary touches such as the open plan kitchen-dining-living and the angled Read More …

New branch office in Galway

We have a bit of work on in County Galway at the moment so in order to service our Galway clients (and to get more) we’ve set up a branch office in Galway at: Level One Liosbán Business Park, Tuam Read More …

€715 raised this weekend by Mark Stephens Architects for #SimonOpenDoor

After a tough weekend of consultations for the Simon Communities of Ireland, we raised €715 for the homeless charity campaign. Below is a photo before we started on the Saturday: I cycled in on the Saturday but battled on, on Read More …

Simon / RIAI Open Door over weekend

This weekend I’ll be providing consultations for the Simon / RIAI Opendoor Campaign. This is where for a €55 donation to the Simon Community (tackling homelessness across Ireland); I provide an hours architectural consultation. As the post earlier said these Read More …