Looking for an architect in the West of Ireland? Book an initial consultation… [page updated]

If you are contemplating an architectural project in the West of Ireland then our INITIAL CONSULTATION service is proving a great way to kick-start a project. We undertook a stack of consultations like this in 2016 and we’re continuing them Read More …

We continue to provide Vectorworks Passivhaus outsource services for architects in UK @Vectorworks

Vectorworks & Passivhaus Outsourcing Just a reminder to let you know that we have, and continue to provide outsourced Vectorworks architectural services for architects in the UK. This is what we can do: • Undertake design, planning & construction drawings Read More …

We can also provide interior design and specification services! #Fixtures #Finishes #Furniture

Just to let you know we can also provide a full range of interior design and specification services. As a supplement to our architectural design we can also provide interior design services for all rooms which include detailed room elevations, 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 …

Mark Stephens and Mark Stephens Architects are RIAI Accredited as Individual & Practice in Environmental Services

Following the Courses/CPD I have taken on Low Carbon Refurbishments, Passive House (Certified European Passive House Designer) and Renewable Technologies (and passing exam), Mark Stephens is now RIAI Accredited in ‘Environmental’ services and Mark Stephens Architects is an RIAI Practice Read More …

Initial Consultation policy changed (again)… @leecalisti mentioned (again)

A big benefit of being a small business is that you can change policy ‘on a sixpence’ and the ‘Initial Consultation’ Policy has changed (again). The problems are still the same: • Economically it’s impossible to travel to sites free Read More …

Architects can do more than just the pretty bit…

The writing was on the wall prior to the implementation of the Building Regulation Amendments under S.I.No.9 of 2014 but since April 1st it looks as if the situation will increase… The situation being my appointment for the design and Read More …

The Americans are like us, but they are different: #2 Metric vs Imperial, #Vectorworks handles both

This follows on from the post about Mud Rooms and Utility Rooms and the differences between UK/Ireland and the US Really I should have done this post first, the biggest difference between me working on UK drawings and those from Read More …