Nearing builders finish completion on this double extension to already extended Irish Sligo cottage

Not quite as good as a triple extension 😉 But this double extension to an already extended traditional cottage in County Sligo is nearing completion from the builder (finishes still to do):

Mark Stephens Architects in today’s Irish Independent Property Section with other @RIAIonline architects

We are in todays Irish Independent Property section alongside other Irish Architects who designed their own home. Click on the image or HERE to open the online version: This article has also been added into the PRESS section of the Read More …

The Book of Irish Cottage Extension Plans updated & selling fast!

We’re pleased to announce that we have updated the ‘Book of Irish Cottage Extension Plans’ This book of 10 Now 11! extensions for cottages came about from the work the practice has undertaken in the restoration, renovation and extension of Read More …

Our book on #Irish #Cottage #Extension #Plans featured in @selfbuildire magazine

Our book of Irish cottage Extension plans was featured in Self Build Ireland Magazine (https://twitter.com/selfbuildire): Click HERE to purchase or on the image above. Promo code valid until March 31st 2018 This article is also included in the PRESS section Read More …

The Book of Irish Cottage Extension Plans is launched…

We’re pleased to announce that we have completed and launched the ‘Book of Irish Cottage Extension Plans’ This book of 10 extensions for cottages came about from the work the practice has undertaken in the restoration, renovation and extension of Read More …

I will be a presenting a (short) paper at the 2018 #Passivhaus Conference in Munich

I received confirmation today that I will be a ‘Poster Presenter’ giving a short presentation at the 2018 International Passivhaus Conference in Munich next year. My paper/presentation & poster is on: “Designing with the vernacular in relation to planning & 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 …

5 Things I knew nothing about until I moved to Ireland…

Since we moved to Ireland in 2003 there are some things I realise that I knew nothing about until I moved here. Some of these are architectural. Some of them are not. Here they are: 1. Septic tanks All the Read More …

#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 …

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: