#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:

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 🙂

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):

This @marion_mcgarry #IrishCottage image is going viral !

Sometimes a tweet takes a life of it’s own and I’ve watched with interest how a recent Tweet by Dr. Marion McGarry (whose forthcoming book on Irish Cottages I’m eagerly anticipating) has been liked and retweeted over and over again! 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:

Lovely Irish Cottage 2017 Calendar available from @cottageology

Our friends @cottageology have produced this lovely Irish 2017 Calender with a collection of beautiful Irish Cottage images to inspire you throughout your year. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION/ORDER (opens in new window)

Extension/remodelling Irish Cottage service now available across Ireland…

We’ve been getting stacks of enquiries over this year for Irish Cottage extensions across Ireland. Until now we haven’t been able to service them but we’ve put together THIS DOCUMENT (automatic pdf download – check DOWNLOADS folder) that outlines how Read More …

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

Quick update and slideshow on this contemporary timber framed extension to a traditional 2 storey Irish farmhouse:

Our first Irish Cottage ‘Stock Plan’ extension is now available!

The faithful readers will know of our love for the traditional Irish cottage and it’s one of our most popular projects we get to work on. You can read more about this iconic form that appears across Ireland HERE We’ve Read More …