#Architalks #29 #Homecoming #Celtic #Vernacular

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 ‘Homecoming’ is Bob Borson. Firstly, it’s Read More …

Received notification on Planning Granted to this extension to thatched Mayo cottage

Just received notification this morning that Planning Permission was granted on this contemporary yet traditional extension to a thatched cottage in County Mayo:

Planning Permission received on this Sligo Irish cottage extension

We just received notification that Planning Permission has been granted for this County Sligo Cottage extension. A mix of contemporary and traditional:

Our Conservation Reports now available as an online purchase…

As a continuation of our services that are bookable and payable online, namely: THE INITIAL CONSULTATION THE HOUSE EXTENSION/REMODEL SERVICE THE LARGER PROJECTS/NEW HOUSE SKETCH DESIGN SERVICE THE 3 HOURS FOR ANYTHING YOU LIKE SERVICE We are pleased to now Read More …

Slideshow and Tear-sheet on this double pitched, Irish cottage extension in County Mayo

I wrote THIS POST a little while back on the Architectural Alchemy that went into fitting a new bedroom, utility, bathroom, playroom/living and artists study into an extension that’s only 23m2. Well, as promised, below is a slideshow showing some Read More …

Slideshow & Tear-Sheet on this recently completed contemporary extension to traditional 2 storey Co Sligo Farmhouse

Below is a slideshow and ‘Tear’Sheet’ on a recently completed contemporary extension to traditional 2 storey Co Sligo Farmhouse: (Click on image to download pdf (523kb):

#Architalks #23 #Style

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. This post takes a slight different lead from the previous ones (where Read More …

Just 10 years left to appoint YT as architect who’s at the top of his game #Frightening #Life

It’s a frightening thought but I am in the final phase of my work life. I’m now in my mid fifties and realistically when you take into account my children leaving school/college and the age of retirement – I am in Read More …

How #Japan handles conservation #Rebuilding

As conservation architects we are taught to respect historical features/details and to retain them as far as practically possible (The Venice and Burra Charters) But the approach Japan takes in their ancient temples such as the Ise Jingu grand shrine 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 …