#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 …

Notification received of grant of planning on this new house…

Just received notification that this new, split level house – a contemporary take on a linked barn complex has been granted planning permission in County Roscommon:

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 …

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:

Yay I am now a qualified PSDP (Project Supervisor for the Design process)

I have recently passed the RIAI Project Supervisor Design Process course which qualifies me to take on the appointment of PSDP on construction projects. What exactly is a PSDP? Read what a PSDP is HERE (opens in new window) Does 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 …

Looking for an architect in the West of Ireland? Book an initial consultation… [page updated]

If you are contemplating an architectural project in the West of Ireland then our INITIAL CONSULTATION service is proving a great way to kick-start a project. We undertook a stack of consultations like this in 2016 and we’re continuing them Read More …

New #Testimonial added to website

We spend a little time each year helping TY and Leaving Cert students (I can’t promise that I can help everyone however!) and it’s lovely when they thank you as Michaela did last week. I’ve added what she said in Read More …

Architecture and Virtual Reality… @Vectorworks mentioned

The faithful readers will know that in a previous life I’ve done a stack of other stuff as well as running an architectural practice. I wrote THIS POST last year for #ArchiTalks on this work on what I was doing 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 …