Black Friday and Cyber Monday online deals – We will pay the VAT! Get Ready!

For Black Friday through Cyber Monday – we will pay the VAT on any purchases in our online SHOP* So if you’ve been thinking about an extension, or a consultation on a new house – NOW’S THE TIME TO JUMP! Read More …

More excellent @SketchUp modelling by TY student

Another TY student in the week; below are two movies from his week here. You need to bear in mind this was someone that hadn’t seen Sketchup at all before he arrived on a Monday. All I gave was ‘SketchUp Read More …

Eureka ! #Architalks (and what I do if clients don’t appreciate these moments)

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 ‘Eureka’ is Stephan Ramos. You know Read More …

Land Registry Maps – We do these too!

Land Registry – The Who, What, Why and Where! Before I jump in and shout that WE DO LAND REGISTRY MAPS!, it’s probably best to give an explanation of what they are: There are 2 separate systems for recording property Read More …

Notification of planning permission on this double extension to Irish cottage

We’ve just received notification that planning permission has been granted on this double ended extension to an already extended and renovated Irish cottage:

Mark Stephens Architects included in new @RIAIOnline CPD course on #business

Following our recent case study we presented at the RIAI CPD Seminar series on ‘Developing Sustainable Careers in Architecture’; the seminars were recorded during the day and are now available online at the link below: https://www.riai.ie/cpd/event_detail/online_riai_business_cpd_2017_developing_sustainable_careers_in_architectur

It’s TY season again and this year the students are concentrating on @Sketchup

Transition Year (TY) in Ireland is where students between junior and leaving Certificate take a year working on other projects and include some work experience before starting the leaving Certificate. The students are usually around 16-17 years old. This year Read More …

The Part III Exam – Becoming an architect… @RIAIonline @Gilleeece mentioned

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 ‘The Architectural Registration Exam’ is Meghana Read More …

Some projects on the books at the moment…

I thought I’d share some of the projects we’re currently working on and their status. Large extension to Irish cottage – submitted for planning New/Reconstructed house (due to fire) & connection to existing granary – planning granted & starting on Read More …

Yay, we’re long listed for 2017 V by Very Blog Awards Ireland! @BlogAwardsIE

Just heard that Mark Stephens Architects have been long listed for the 2017 V by Very Blog Awards Ireland You can see us on the LONG LIST HERE