2018 – A year in review [slideshow] #ArchitalksIE

This is an ‘ArchiTalks – Ireland’ post where blogging architects in Ireland post on the same subject at the same day/time This post is the first of 2019 and is a year ‘in Review’ of 2018. So, here’s a selection Read More …

It’s TY season again and this year the students are concentrating on @Sketchup

Transition Year (TY) in Ireland is where students between junior and leaving Certificate take a year working on other projects and include some work experience before starting the leaving Certificate. The students are usually around 16-17 years old. This year Read More …

Happy New Year – We’re back at work & open for business…

We hope that you all had a Happy New Year and we wish you a very prosperous 2017. Just to let you know we’re back at work and open for business. So if you’re thinking of an architectural project in Read More …

Online Planning Advice – €50 per question

There has been such a response to THIS POST on the Statute of Limitations and Planning Enforcement that I can no longer provide the response to specific questions free of charge. So, if you have a question on any of Read More …

3 new houses for 2015 : Are you looking for an architect in West Ireland? #Upturn?

Maybe (maybe) finally the economy is on the turn and it’s great news that the Government is looking into amending the Building Regulations (again) to allow self-builders to construct their own homes – which is incidentally a large percentage of Read More …

If you're thinking of building in 2014, January is when you're looking for an architect…[statistics]

When you’ve been running websites for a while, the stats begin to get quite interesting. And if you’re running an architectural practice I think the following year-on-year statistic is definitely the most interesting. Throughout the year, the visitors to my Read More …

A Seasons Greeting mp3 message from Mark Stephens Architects

A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Mark Stephens Architects Click on PLAY below for a Seasons Greeting mp3 message: A special thanks to Natalie Cooper ( @voiceovergirl – Professional voice-over artiste)

Last blog post of 2012 – the juicy WordPress stats and Happy New Year

At this time every year WordPress summarises the statistics for the website for the year and what a year it’s been – a 4.5x increase in views from 2010 and I thank each and every one of you that has Read More …

The ubiquitous 'Year in Review 2012…' of Mark Stephens Architects:

I’ve been doing these a few years now on this blog and it’s interesting looking back on them: Year in review 2010 Year in review 2011 What’s interesting as you look over the years are the projects that are being Read More …

Last Post of 2011, a year in review

So here we are at the end of 2011 with the customary look back over the year. Well the best that can be said is that we’ve survived, a tough year but a definite improvement on where I thought we’d Read More …