Mark Stephens continues as Certified Passive House (Passivhaus) Consultant & Designer

I am pleased to announce that I have renewed my Passivhaus Certification and the qualification as Certified Passivhaus Consultant through the papers, presentations and CPD undertaken over the last 5 years. We have also completed a house fully to the Read More …

Mark Stephens Architects included in best practice for Roscommon Rural House Guidelines

County Roscommon have just released their own Rural House Guidelines and we are proud to say that one of our projects has been included within it. You can see our example showing ‘Best Practice’ when extending properties and using flat Read More …

Architectural Competitions and Me… #RoomwithinaRoom cc @vectorworks

It is very rare for me to enter architectural competitions and recently I threw may hat into the ring for the RIBA Room within a Room ‘Ideas’ competition. Below is an extract from my entry which was a proposal for Read More …

I will be a presenting a (short) paper at the 2018 #Passivhaus Conference in Munich

I received confirmation today that I will be a ‘Poster Presenter’ giving a short presentation at the 2018 International Passivhaus Conference in Munich next year. My paper/presentation & poster is on: “Designing with the vernacular in relation to planning & Read More …

Yay, we won Bronze in the 2017 V by Very Blog Awards Ireland @BlogAwardsIE

Yay, Mark Stephens Architects won a Bronze medal in the 2017 V by Very Blog Awards Ireland

Yay, Mark Stephens Architects are a finalist in the 2017 V by Very Blog Awards Ireland @BlogAwardsIE

Yay, Mark Stephens Architects are a finalist in the 2017 V by Very Blog Awards Ireland I’ll let you know how I get on, unfortunately I can’t get to the awards evening.

Yay, Mark Stephens Architects have made the Shortlist for the 2017 V by Very Blog Awards Ireland @BlogAwardsIE

Yay, Mark Stephens Architects have made the Shortlist for the 2017 V by Very Blog Awards Ireland in the following categories: • Corporate Blog > Arts & Crafts • Corporate Blog > Interior Design / Architecture For more information on Read More …

#Architalks #30 #Ugly

This post is part of the ArchiTalks series where a group of us (architects who also blog) all post on the same day and promote each other’s blogs. The Topic ‘Leader’ for this post ‘Ugly’ is Jeremiah Russell. I am Read More …

Yay, we’re long listed for 2017 V by Very Blog Awards Ireland! @BlogAwardsIE

Just heard that Mark Stephens Architects have been long listed for the 2017 V by Very Blog Awards Ireland You can see us on the LONG LIST HERE

My first (and only) architecture award…

I wrote in the previous #Architalks post that very little of the work I did in the virtual world regarding Vectorworks and QuickTime VR exists today (other than that available through the ‘Way Back Machine’ Internet Archive. Amazingly, however, the Read More …