All the projects. In one blog post. 1-90+

I’ve been thinking about the projects I’ve undertaken since moving to Ireland and this post is to document all of them. A few points to note: I’ve done my best with the sequence but it’s easy to lose track so 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 …

A #LockdownProject finishes

Architects will look book on the last 3 years with projects that fall into the Pandemic #Lockdown era. Here’s one that has just completed. A deep retrofit of an existing Irish Cottage. Including external insulation, heat pump, new windows etc… Read More …

Notification of Planning Permission on this contemporary Irish cottage extension

Just received notification that planning has been granted on this design in County Mayo. Straight through. No request for Further Information!

Getting ready for planning on this contemporary extension to Irish Cottage

Currently getting everything together on this contemporary rear extension to a traditional 3 room Irish cottage. the project includes the full refurbishment of the existing property: I’ve also been messing about with some new software that gives a better idea 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 …

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 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 …

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 …

Notification of grant of planning permission on this contemporary extension & refurb of Irish cottage

Just received notification that Planning has been granted on this contemporary extension to a traditional Irish cottage in Achill. There’s a little bit to do on materials and roof profile (conditions) but otherwise everyone is happy