Mentorship #Architalks #27

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 ‘Mentorship’ is Michael Lavalley… Mentorship Writing Read More …

Update on modernist extension to tradition 2 storey farmhouse [slideshow]

Some clients are amazing. And these are such. Where they have just sent me updated photos of the extension we designed & supervised for their farmhouse in County Roscommon. You can download a FACT SHEET HERE on the project or Read More …

Updated website with easier to understand 'Services' sheet and now also Interior Design…

I thought the ‘SERVICES’ section of website was getting a bit confusing so have simplified it with single sheet that outlines what we do; i.e.: • As Irish RIAI and UK ARB / RIBA Architects we provide Architectural Services in Read More …

All RIAI and other 'Marks' updated and on home page

Following on from the previous post, I’ve updated all of the ‘Marks’ to show that I am a ‘paid’ up Registered RIAI Architect and Registered RIAI Practice; other accreditations include: • RIAI Conservation Accredited (III) • RIAI Environmental Accreditation • Read More …

Architects in novels… @RIBAJ mentioned #FridayFun

Just as write THIS POST on The Fountainhead and architects in novels/film, the RIBA Journal has this great article on Architects in Novels (heroes, villains or just a bit useless) I told you the posts would get more fun as Read More …

How to complete all your CPD in one hit: #Passivhaus

CPD or Continuing Professional Development is part and parcel of the architects duties and responsibilities and is summarised by the RIAI below: “The systematic maintenance, improvement and broadening of knowledge and skill and the development of personal qualities necessary for Read More …

25 Years in business!

I tweeted this earlier in the month and I think it needs a blog post of it’s own: I’ve been self-employed and in business 25 years! Self-employment started early as I was doing PJ’s (Private Jobs) whilst still at college Read More …

A year in review Slideshow

Hope you all had a good Christmas and a I hope you have a great 2014. Here’s a tiled mosaic/slideshow of some of the projects I’ve been working on in 2013. This is what I do – architect for: • Read More …

Passivhaus, the conversation continues (Part 2)…

Following on from the Reply to Piers Taylor’s post on Passivhaus to his original post on Passivhaus and his response today there’s been an incredible amount of feedback both through the blogs and through Twitter and this post takes my Read More …

Thinking of extending or building a new house? Book an initial consultation today…

Whether you’re thinking of extending or building a new house, the benefits of discussing your options with a registered architect are immense: Architects have the skill, imagination and expertise to understand what you are looking for and then visualise and Read More …