Drone footage of Co. Fingal Project

A special thanks to Tony Healy Photography for the drone footage below of a project completed a while back right in the middle of the pandemic & lockdown: You can read more about this project, photos & a tear sheet Read More …

YT giving guided tours of our #Conservation work at #Ballyglass #Lighthouse #Keepers #Cottage Sat 8th Oct #ArchitectureAtTheEdge

I’m very pleased to be giving guided tours of the work we are undertaking at Ballyglass Lighthouse keepers in Belmullet as part of the Architecture at the Edge Festival on ‘Repair’ For more details & to book a slot (I’m Read More …

Completed photos of this #Lockdown project of thatch cottage restoration & extension in Co. Fingal

Another lockdown project reaches completion (this was a little while ago but took a while to get the photographs together). Below, therefore, is a slideshow of photos of this restoration and extension to a Protected structure/thatched cottage in County Fingal. Read More …

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 …

What is #Conservation ? The Neues Museum #Berlin

The faithful readers and Instagram followers may have spotted that I was in Berlin recently (half of the week was in Berlin but had to cut the trip short when the Passivhaus conference in the other half was moved (again) Read More …

Notification of grant on this contemporary Irish Cottage extension

Just received some good news at the start of 2021 that this very contemporary extension to a traditional Irish cottage has been granted planning permission: The cottage has undergone previous extensions and this one adds vital space for a family Read More …

Goodbye 2020 – a review of the year

It’s at this time of the year I do a review looking back over the year. No words. We’re still alive & in business & our thoughts & prayers go to those who didn’t make it. Hopefully 2021 may be Read More …

We’re back at work! Website updated for 2020!

Just to let you know that the office has formally reopened, a bit of a struggle on the first day back but the team is here and with the help of some coffee we’ll get through the day. I hope Read More …

TY Project on Swinford Town Hall

Swinford Town Hall 1.0 Historical Background Townhall, Swinford Below is an animation of the Town Hall in Swinford: 1.0.1 The building was on a T-shaped plan with a seven-bay deep single-storey central return. The priests and the parishioners decided to Read More …

#Mayo #Cottage #Refurbishment reaches completion

Another project finished in County Mayo – a refurbishment and tidy-up of a traditional Irish Cottage (our specialty!). The project required planning as we removed the flat roof at the back and replaced it with a double pitched slate roof Read More …