And I’ve got a new @RIAIonline Certificate to hang on the wall! #CPD

I wrote THIS POST 5 years ago on what CPD is about and today (in a new initiative); the RIAI are awarding architects who meet their CPD requirements with a new certificate: I love my CPD and I enjoy learning Read More …

MarkStephensArchitects.com 2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 110,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at Read More …

Work in progress photos of new house in Co. Mayo

Below are a selection of photos from the new house currently under construction in Co. Mayo where I am providing full architectural + Designer & Assigned Certifier under SI9:

Qualifications + experience + CPD = better buildings

I popped up my professional qualifications and accreditations on the home page yesterday (also below): But what do the qualifications really mean? It means I take my work and training seriously; the Accreditations take the form of Continuing Practice Development Read More …

How to complete all your CPD in one hit: #Passivhaus

CPD or Continuing Professional Development is part and parcel of the architects duties and responsibilities and is summarised by the RIAI below: “The systematic maintenance, improvement and broadening of knowledge and skill and the development of personal qualities necessary for Read More …