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There isn't "The One"; in relationships or designs

Now I’m sure there are a few out there who met there wives and husbands as love-struck teenagers and found ‘the one’ at an early age and never had to search for another. I suspect however that the majority (myself Read More …

The problem with a race to the bottom (SI9) and is architecture a commodity? (1)

Architects in Ireland are at a cross-roads. With the introduction of S.I. No.9 of 2014 we are seeing a race to the bottom regarding fees for Designer and Assigned Certifier roles; with a range of prices in the €3000 region Read More …

@Novedge interview @architectmark on #TheEdge "I wanted to design Tracy Island on Thunderbirds"…

Read the full article on my inspirations, Passivhaus, restoration, Vectorworks and Thunderbirds – on ‘The Edge’ the blog by Novedge HERE

Mayo Architects met up for The Fountainhead private screening

Yesterday evening I met up with my Mayo Architect colleagues to see a private screening of the 1949 film ‘The Fountainhead’ starring Gary Cooper as Howard Roark, the “uncompromising, visionary architect struggling to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, 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 …

My greatest fictional architect has been updated…

A fluffy blog post for a Friday… I wrote ages back about ‘The greatest fictional architect and house’ (I’d even written a fluffier post on ‘The Best House in a TV Advert’). Well, it has become very easy for me Read More …