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 …

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…

It’s a wrap on the filming at the Lighthouse keepers cottage… #Conservation #Restoration

THIS POST gives information on the forthcoming film where one of our restoration projects was used as a location. Well the filming has been wrapped up and I went back when it was all over to take a few additional Read More …

The magic of film takes over in this Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage Restoration in Co. Mayo Ireland

The faithful reader will have seen the ongoing restoration work we’ve been undertaking at Ballyglass Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage in Belmullet, Co. Mayo. Well my work here (for a while is ending) where we now have the cast iron gutters, spike Read More …

Planning granted on this contemporary yet traditional barn house in #Mayo

Another Planning come through. Coming in thick and fast now. This one has a long story (saga) which I’m not going into here but stretches back to 2013 or so. The house was partially built so we had to get Read More …

#Planning granted on this tricky independent unit #extension #Sligo #courtyard #VectorWorks #TwinMotion

We’ve just received notification that this tricky planning application for an independent living unit as an extension to a house. Based around a courtyard, this discreet separate unit links to the existing house whilst tying into an existing set of Read More …

VR Test #4 @Vectorworks #Oculus #UnrealEngine

I think this may be last post (for a while) on the testing we’ve been doing with VectorWorks, Unreal Engine and a Oculus Quest 2 VR headset… THIS is the last post that gives the links for the previous ones Read More …

VR Oculus Quest 2 – Test 2 – SketchUp

Blog posts are like buses; you wait ages for one and then 2 come straight away. So yesterday I wrote HERE about the testing we’ve been doing with the Oculus Quest 2 VR headset with VectorWorks and TwinMotion. Today I’ve Read More …

A short bio on YT

I’ve been asked to put together a short biog on myself for the ATU website and thought I’d share it here too where you can know a little more about me: Mark Stephens MRIAI PGCert (Teaching) Mark Stephens is a Read More …