2 successful planning permissions on Protected Structures

We’ve received notification on two successful planning applications where Mark Stephens Architects were appointed to prepare conservation reports on the protected structures (Listed if they were in UK); both undertaken for Eugene O’Neill Architects (we are more than happy to Read More …

Mini update on rural house, structures & application to cycling & knee physiology!

A quickie update on the glazed section on a rural house we’re working on in Mayo: The design concept has been discussed briefly as one of the ‘Sun tracking Designs and variations in the story’ and this one has a Read More …

Embrace the red tape and bureaucracy and then go and hug a planner…

What’s incredible as I go about my work is the level of apprehension and fear the general public have over dealing with officialdom in the building process. Whether it’s the worry over what the planner will let you do, the Read More …

A short post on Protected Structures…

This came up today and I thought the answers I gave to client would make useful short blog post: What is a Protected Structure? You may be more familiar with the UK term of ‘Listed Building’, in Ireland the similar Read More …