The Book of Irish Cottage Extension Plans updated & selling fast!

We’re pleased to announce that we have updated the ‘Book of Irish Cottage Extension Plans’ This book of 10 Now 11! extensions for cottages came about from the work the practice has undertaken in the restoration, renovation and extension of Read More …

We do venture outside Mayo you know #Dublin #Job #Project #Ireland

Currently we have a few projects dotted around the country; here’s a recently completed rear extension where we provided design and construction drawing services: Our online design ‘Packages’ can be undertaken nationwide (and even further afield if required); you’ll need Read More …

Our book on #Irish #Cottage #Extension #Plans featured in @selfbuildire magazine

Our book of Irish cottage Extension plans was featured in Self Build Ireland Magazine (https://twitter.com/selfbuildire): Click HERE to purchase or on the image above. Promo code valid until March 31st 2018 This article is also included in the PRESS section Read More …

Flat out at moment taking on more & bigger projects – here’s The Team…

We’re flat out at moment work-wise and we’re taking on more & bigger projects. To that end we’ve taken on new full-time and freelance staff to help us out. Click HERE for details on ‘The Team’. Why not take a Read More …

Some projects on the books at the moment…

I thought I’d share some of the projects we’re currently working on and their status. Large extension to Irish cottage – submitted for planning New/Reconstructed house (due to fire) & connection to existing granary – planning granted & starting on Read More …

Notification received of grant of planning on this new house…

Just received notification that this new, split level house – a contemporary take on a linked barn complex has been granted planning permission in County Roscommon:

Work progressing well on this contemporary extension to 2 storey Irish farmhouse [slideshow]

Work progressing well on this contemporary extension to 2 storey Irish farmhouse, below is the slideshow:

Slideshow update on almost (sorry) Passivhaus in County Mayo, my last self-build?

Here’s a few photos from site visit at weekend (team meeting on percolation area) on the low-carbon new house in County Mayo. Features include: • Design to Mayo Rural House Design Guidelines • Very high levels of insulation & airtightness Read More …

When’s the best time to build your own house (and other important stuff)…

“The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now.” Anonymous The answer therefore to the title’s question is obvious and the same – it’s NOW! Forget about negative equity, mortgage tax reliefs, Read More …