Conservation Advice Grant Scheme for Vacant Traditional Houses opens again – but you don’t have long!

The Conservation Advice Grant Scheme for Vacant Traditional Houses has opened again for 2024 but you don’t have long to get your ducks in a row! We completed two last year and hopefully do a couple this year too. The Read More …

Observations on #Conservation ….

Again the faithful reader will know of my Accreditation in Conservation and process of upgrading (hopefully) to a Grade 1/2 RIAI Conservatio Architect. The even more faithful reader will remember the posts I’ve written on recent ‘self-motivated’ field trips that Read More …

Mark Stephens Architects pleased to be new @riaionline #ClimateChallenge signatory – have you signed ?

As well as being one of the founding signatories of Architects Declare Ireland, I am pleased to say that we’ve just been added to the list of founding signatories to the RIAI 2030 Climate Challenge. You can see the new Read More …

What a journey! This is how it started @atusligo_ie… #Showcase #Exhibition

What an incredible journey it’s been since we left the UK in 2002 to come to Ireland. Becoming a lecturer in the Architect Department in Sligo has been the best bit of this journey. It started in 2013 when I Read More …

New model making service for clients… €500 + VAT

The faithful readers will have seen our previous posts on model making: HERE, HERE and one on 3D Printing HERE We are now pleased top provide to clients a model making service that the clients can keep of their design. Read More …

God’s speed on this planning application… #ProtectedStructure #Contemporary #Pavilion

Tricky project going in for planning soonish. Works to a Protected Structure (you call it Listed in UK); a link section that moves into a separate similar volume which then links again into a more contemporary, zinc clad box at Read More …

A few projects recently granted planning…

Below are a few images of projects recently granted planning. Two are the reorganisation of an existing house with extensions and the third is a new house – All in County Mayo ps all very quick renders πŸ˜‰ If you’re Read More …

Taliesin West – Busman’s Holiday #FLW

The faithful reader will remember a few of the trips made as ‘Busman’s Holidays’ – Here’s a POST about Falling Water & The Farnsworth House (there are others if you search on this page for Busmans Holiday) Well, I’ve just Read More …

Vacancy for Architecture Lecturer @itsligo

The Architecture Dept at ATU have a current Vacancy for an Assistant Lecturer; the description is below: Assistant Lecturer in Architecture The successful applicant will take up a full-time lecturing role in the Yeats Academy of Arts, Design and Architecture. Read More …

Happy New Year & onwards into 2024 @RIAIOnline #Marks

Happy New Year to all – all the best for 2024. First job for us is to pay all the professional memberships of the year and then update the website with 2024 ‘Marks’ – Which is now done…