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 …

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 …

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 …

Black Friday week offer – house extension/remodelling drawing + model only €495 inc VAT !

Architects can join in the Black Friday offers too! As a Black Friday Week promotion – our HOUSE EXTENSION/REMODELLING SERVICE will also include a foamboard model of the relevant part within the same incredibly low price of €495 inc VAT! Read More …

Lego launches system for architects [Review by TY lad]

Continuing the blog posts by Fionn Stephens (the in house TY student) this concluding post (forming the trilogy) shows a new architectural specific modelling system by toy leaders Lego. [Read the previous post on the FoamWerks V-cutter HERE and the Read More …

TY lad testing out @Arckitmodel – here's his review

Following on from his review of the Foamweks cutter for architectural model-making I gave my 3rd lad (who’s in my office once a week for TY work experience) the task of testing out the Arckit Modelmaking kit. Here’s what Fionn Read More …

Our architectural models have stepped up a notch…

The faithful readers will know that we love our foamboard models; this probably started after Dermot’s Room to Improve where we jumped on the band wagon and started to do the same. Up until recently we’ve been using scalpels and Read More …

#Design #Passivhaus & #ModelMaking Talk & workshops @technoteachers conference went well @Arckitmodel mentioned

Just to say a big thanks to the TechnoTeachers Association for the opportunity to talk and give demonstrations at their recent conference. The talk on the Friday evening concerned ‘How an architect designs’ and Passivhaus design, methodology & construction. I Read More …

3D Print your design with us

One of the benefits of a 3D CAD/BIM model is that you are able to ‘3D print’ a copy in a variety of different materials. All of our clients receive 3D drawings and animations of their proposed design as part Read More …

The advantages of the 'Working' model & BIM…

A quick post showing the benefit of the ‘Working’ foamboard model: To go from this: In an hour to this: With every drawing and 3D image produced using BIM software: This is still work in progress so forgive a few Read More …