Property of the Week #Mayo #Refurbishment

This is something new for us and thought it might be a good idea… I’ll post a refurbishment property that would be a great project for someone. They’ll be close to our office and if you need an architect to Read More …

#ArchiTalks #42 #DesigningforOthers

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 ‘Designing for Others’ is Jeff Pelletier. Read More …

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 …

My favourite drawing – you can’t beat a good site layout

You’d be surprised to hear that it’s not the plans, sections and elevations that get my heart a flutter – although very important and they need to communicate the design. My favourite drawing is the site layout. Why? I’m always Read More …

Architalks : Advice for Clients

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 ‘House or Home’ is Jeff Pelletier… Read More …

#Architalks #25 #TheArchitectureofChange @angelabradyRIBA & Architects for Change 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 ‘House or Home’ is Lora Teagarden Read More …

Happy New Year – We’re back at work & open for business…

We hope that you all had a Happy New Year and we wish you a very prosperous 2017. Just to let you know we’re back at work and open for business. So if you’re thinking of an architectural project in Read More …

A new Advice Sheet on Airtightness Critical Locations added

I haven’t done an advice sheet in a while and this problem has occurred on site recently so I’ve put together this sheet on ‘often forgotten’ and critical airtightness locations: Click HERE to download Advice Sheet #9 – Airtightness Critical 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 …

Is the new BCAR system what's best for country? Mark Stephens name checked in Irish Examiner

I gave a quick interview over phone for the Irish Examiner last week in THIS ARTICLE in the Irish Examiner on Saturday; my thoughts on the further amendments to the Building Control system.