Initial consultations/designs now available in sterling & dollars for UK & US clients & also #Brexit

A good percentage of our work is with emigrants from the UK and the US returning to Ireland, either with renovating/extending older properties or entire new houses. With Brexit looming large on the horizon together with Trump; I can only Read More …

3D Rendered view vs ‘as built’ – contemporary extension to Irish farmhouse

Following on from this morning’s POST on the mono-pitched, contemporary extension to a two storey Irish farmhouse. Thought it would be interesting to see the early 3D design views vs. what was actually built. Pretty close 🙂

#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 …

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 …

My mug is in Nov/Dec 2016 issue of @ConstructionCIF – thanks to @fergal5 for spot

A special thanks to Fergal O’ Malley of Timbertech Homes for spotting my ugly mug in the current (Nov/Dec 2016) issue of Construction magazine (the official magazine of the Construction Industry Federation). The piece was on the seminars I gave Read More …

2016 Review of projects – Wow it’s been busy

It’s that time of year for our annual review of projects. It looks like we’ve finally seen the tide turn and this year has been exceptionally busy. Let’s hope this continues (for everyone) in 2017 despite Brexit & Trump. So 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 …

Passion for architecture! #ArchitecturalPilgrimages #Chicago #FrankLloydWright #Architalks

I’ve just finished THIS POST on the tips I would give to architecture students either starting school or returning and one of the nuggets of advice was to be passionate about architecture. I’ve been lucky over the years to have Read More …

We also build other peoples designs… [Work in progress]

Just to let you know that we’re frequently asked to provide only a partial architectural service for clients. This frequently occures where: • We undertake a design a planning application service and the client then has a local engineer or Read More …

So you think you're a good architect; do you design these for your projects too? #FLW

I’ve been looking at planning a trip later in the year to Chicago as an ‘architectural tour’ of mostly work by Frank Lloyd Wright. Now we all know about his classic buildings: or: And we sort of knew about the Read More …