Mark Stephens Architects included in best practice for Roscommon Rural House Guidelines

County Roscommon have just released their own Rural House Guidelines and we are proud to say that one of our projects has been included within it. You can see our example showing ‘Best Practice’ when extending properties and using flat Read More …

More on Dominic Stevens €25,000 house…

Let’s look at yesterdays €25,000 house in more detail. Remember this was a continuation of the blog post on building smaller I’ve been looking at the irishvernacular.com plans in more detail and I don’t think people are ‘getting’ what the Read More …

Build a house for €25,000

A continuation of yesterdays post on the necessity of building smaller this post illustrates that it is possible to build a beautiful, sustainable house without being mortgaged to the hilt. The house in question is that designed and constructed by Read More …

I’m sorry everyone but you’re going to have to build smaller

Although the Celtic Tiger has finished swishing it’s tail and he’s gone for a nice lie down; there’s still remains in the house building public an unrealistic expectation on the size of house that’s required. Now, if you’ve saved a Read More …