Long over due job at office done : #Signage @bridgesigns

A special thinks to the following for the new signage outside our office that was finally put up at the weekend: • Brian at Bridge Signs • Howard Healey Contractor and his team of lads who got it up and 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 …

Update to 2 storey contemporary extension to traditional farmhouse…

Many thanks to Denise at Denise K Images (photographer) and Self Build Ireland who published the recent article on our contemporary, modernist extension to a traditional 2 storey Irish farmhouse in Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. Below are a few images from 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 …

Initial consultations/designs now available in sterling & dollars for UK & US clients & also #Brexit

A good percentage of our work is with emigrants from the UK and the US returning to Ireland, either with renovating/extending older properties or entire new houses. With Brexit looming large on the horizon together with Trump; I can only Read More …

Our 2 storey #Modernist Extension to traditional farmhouse featured in @selfbuildire magazine

Great to see the 2 storey modernist extension we completed a while back in Co. Roscommon featured in Self Build Ireland magazine: You can subscribe HERE to read more. HERE is our ‘Tear-Sheet’ on the project (photos taken much earlier)

Nearing completion on this ‘Triple’ extension #Mayo

We’re getting very close to completion on this ‘Triple’ extension in County Mayo: The triple (Tony Curtis would be proud): • Porch • Kitchen Dining with double pitch and rain chain • Bedroom with zinc fascia More to follow soon…

#Architalks #Experience cc @RIAIonline

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 ‘Experience’ is Lora Teagarden: The way Read More …

Velux Extensions by Mark Stephens Architects

I was looking at the recent Velux Extensions advert on the TV recently and though about how many times we have utilised Velux extensions in our designs. And the answer was a lot!. From pitched roofs to flat, we are Read More …

Going to site (finally) on this Passivhaus

It looks like we’re going to site on this Passivhaus in County Mayo; the plan was to go for full certification but we’ll see how this pans out. It’s taken a while to get there but I’m excited to see Read More …