#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 …

Tear sheet on the BEFORE & AFTER of the Sligo Cottage renovation/refurbishment

Following THIS POST showing the BEFORE & AFTER photos of the incredible transformation from derelict house to warm & cosy home, below is the tear sheet on the same project which is also being added to the PROJECTS section of Read More …

Incredible BEFORE & AFTER pictures (of house renovation)

Sounding a little bit like those BEFORE & AFTER photos showing incredible weight loss; this is a quick post showing the before an after of a house renovation completed recently in County Sligo by Mark Stephens Architects. Main contractor: Felix Read More …

Work progressing well on this cottage renovation in Co Sligo

There’s such an incredible difference between before and after in this cottage renovation we’re currently working on I thought I’d share. It’s not quite finished yet but well on the way: BEFORE: AFTER: Exceptional work by Contractor Felix McHugh & Read More …

Work started on this renovation of cottage in Sligo…

Below is slideshow of the just commenced renovation of a cottage in County Sligo. Demolition works first:

Are you renovating in Dublin or Galway & fancy being on TV? Please share/RT

Casting Notice: House Hunters International: Renovation is a one hour television show currently airing on the Home and Garden Television Network (HGTV) in America. The first half-hour of the series is designed to de-mystify the international home-buying process, by going Read More …

Calsitherm: Not the most exciting looking material but bloody brilliant, @ecologicalbuild mentioned

As the post title says, this may not be one of the most exciting looking materials but we think it’s pretty cool and can be used in a variety of different circumstances: Essentially Calsitherm by Ecological Building Systems is a Read More …

The Process

I’ve been thinking about this one for a while and it was reading through ‘the process’ of Bernbaum-Magadini Architects that I thought it would be a help to potential clients to see each stage and what is required and to Read More …