#Architalks #30 #Ugly

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 ‘Ugly’ is Jeremiah Russell. I am Read More …

This story equally applies to me #Architect #Story #FridayFun #Clients

I’ve heard this story a few times, told by different people depending on what job they do: “A King was having problems with the plumbing in his castle and called a series of plumbers to fix the problem. None of Read More …

What is #Mayo4Sam ? A guide for my non Irish followers…

The faithful will have spotted over the last day or so a new sign going up locally giving support from the Practice to the Mayo GAA team. I know my blog is followed from around the world but what is Read More …

Houseologist, Interiorista or Architectural Alchemist ? @houseologyhome mentioned

Eva Byrne who’s doing great work @houseologyhome (http://houseology.ie) has a great moniker or handle for the work she does – ‘Interiorista’. Now I can’t copy that one and following returning home to a near completed project yesterday (slideshow to follow Read More …

Passion for architecture! #ArchitecturalPilgrimages #Chicago #FrankLloydWright #Architalks

I’ve just finished THIS POST on the tips I would give to architecture students either starting school or returning and one of the nuggets of advice was to be passionate about architecture. I’ve been lucky over the years to have Read More …

TY Work experience projects on display in office window @swinfordtown #FLW #Fallingwater #Robie

Over the last two weeks we’ve had two TY students in for work experience. Editors Note: For non-Irish readers TY is Transition Year where you effectively have a sort of ‘gap year’ for other projects, work experience etc… between 16-17 Read More …

Launch night of 2016 Humbert Challenge Triathlon/Duathlon events @swinfordtriclub @SwinfordTown @GatewaySwinford

A post nothing to do with architecture! If you’re interested in triathlon, duathlon, swimming, cycling or running in the Swinford/Mayo area then Swinford Triathlon Club are launching the ‘Humbert Challenge’ Events at the Gateway Hotel, Swinford at 8pm this Friday Read More …

An Xmas #Mayo architecture competition for kids: prize an @Arckitmodel GO

Seasons Greetings from Mark Stephens Architects & office opening times…

Seasons Greetings from everyone at Mark Stephens Architects. A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The opening hours for Mark Stephens Architects, Bridge Street, Swinford, Co. Mayo will be: Thursday 24th December (12pm)(finish) – Monday 4th January (resume)

Great to see 'New Office Opening' makes it into my personal FB 'Year in Review'

Great to see ‘New Office Opening’ makes it into my personal FB ‘Year in Review’ Mark Stephens Year In Review ps A lot of me cycling too (main photos from Tour of Flanders)