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:

After a lot of tooing & frooing- this new house is finally going to site…

After a lot of tooing & frooing- this new house is finally going to site in County Mayo…: It continues our courtyard, sun catching designs and we will be architects, Design and Assigned Certifiers and Project Supervisors (PSDP)

#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 …

#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 …

Out to tender on this #Rural #Mayo #House #TataUrbanColourCoat

We’ve just gone out to tender on this pitched and mono-pitched design in County Mayo. Slate for the storey & 1/2 and Tata Urban Colocoat for the mono-pitch

What garden would a #Passivhaus have? [guest post by @LinseyEvans] cc @vectorworks

Following on from my guest post on Garden Designer Linsey Evans site on ‘What is a Passivhaus?’ I am pleased to post here a reciprocal post by Linsey on a trickier conundrum on: What type of garden would a Passivhaus Read More …

Work progressing well on this contemporary timber frame extension to 2 storey farmhouse [slideshow]

Quick update and slideshow on this contemporary timber framed extension to a traditional 2 storey Irish farmhouse:

Architectural alchemy on this Co.Mayo extension – employ an Architect!

Following on from the ‘Architectural Alchemist’ POST. Below is a slideshow of a project reaching completion where we did a little bit of magic… Architectural Alchemy – an example: How do you get a brand new bedroom, a utility room, 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 …

The 3-room traditional Irish Cottage:What do do with it & new book from @marion_mcgarry

As the faithful reader will know we have a grá for the three-roomed, traditional Irish Cottage. We have done numerous restorations, refurbishments and extensions to this ubiquitious, traditional architectural form across Ireland. It was of great interest therefore that I Read More …