Is this the most important job I’ll work on? #Restoration #Lighthouse #Cottage

The work of an architect is an interesting one. From large to small practice. From public to private sector. From residential to commercial. And then there’s restoration.: The work of the conservation architect may involve building nothing. Just to bring Read More …

#House #Extension #Retrofit #Refubishment to Irish Cottage

I revisited this project that completed a short while back to let some of the landscape take hold and include the gorgeous flowers that the clients have grown. So the project was to retain an existing cottage that had been Read More …

Student work from #Architecture @atusligo_ie #Showcase

Well the Atlantic Technical University Showcase is over and below is a slideshow of just a couple of examples from the Architecture students work (Years 2 & 3 that I’m involved with): You can see the YAADA Architecture Yearbook featuring Read More …

Planning going in for this vernacular yet contemporary extension to Irish #Mayo cottage

Just about to go in for planning on this contemporary yet vernacular extension and reworking of a traditional Irish Cottage in County Mayo: A special thanks to Nelly again at Squaredd1 for the visual.

Yeats Academy of Arts Design & Architecture – Showcase 2022

After the Covid gap – the YAADA Showcase of the Architecture Course at Atlantic TU (formerly IT Sligo) is back! You can see a blog post of the last Showcase way back in 2019 HERE Details below:

A project from 2008 finally gets started! #Ballyglass #Lighthouse #Keepers #Cottage

I don’t think there’s much better for an architect to see a project that you thought would never happen finally get started. This is the case with the lighthouse keeper’s cottage at Ballyglass, County Mayo. Exactly 14 years after first Read More …

Just about to go in for planning on this contemporary extension in zinc with glazed link to stone house County Mayo

Just about to go in for planning on this contemporary extension in zinc with glazed link to stone house County Mayo: A special thanks to Nelly again at Squaredd1 for the visual.

Planning granted on this linked pavilion type extension to house in Co. Mayo

Just received notification that this extension was granted planning in Co. Mayo – concept is a similar form to the existing house (to the left in the image) linked by a glazed walkway that forms a courtyard between the two Read More …

I wrote this towards the end of last year & still sticking to it (for now)…

I wrote THIS POST in October last year and so far I’m sticking to the plan of undertaking design and planning on projects. So far I’ve been sticking to the plan and it’s going OK. I still have a few Read More …

Planning granted on this contemporary reworking of Irish vernacular #Mayo #house

We’ve just received notification of Grant of Planning Permission on this new County Mayo house – a reworking of vernacular Mayo that comprises a single storey element linking into a storey and half. Quite a tricky one to get over Read More …