#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 …

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):

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 …

Nearing completion on the two storey contemporary extension to Sligo Irish farmhouse [slideshow]

Quick update with a slideshow on this two storey extension to a traditional Irish farmhouse in County Sligo:

Fair play to @Hozier on doing the right thing on his ‘rock star manor’

I noticed with interest over the weekend that Hozier is doing the right thing with his proposed new house in Wicklow: Rather than building a new ‘Mansion’; Hozier has done the right thing by utilising an existing property with several Read More …

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 …

How much does an architect cost ? 2017 Prices

This is the topic I return to again and again! THIS POST summarises and has links to the older posts (going back to 2010) THIS POST goes through our new business model for initial consultations and ‘sketch’ designs Pricing strategy Read More …

We pay the VAT until the end of the year!

The consultations that we’ve been providing over the last year that are bookable and payable online have been a great success. The benefits to our clients have been immense: • A low-cost way of appraising the feasibility of a project Read More …

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

Work progressing well on this contemporary extension to 2 storey Irish farmhouse, below is the slideshow: