Animations of Irish cottage restoration & extension #MadeWithVectorWorks @vectorworks

Thought you might like to see these animations of ‘work in progress’ on a cottage we’re restoring/extending in Co. Sligo. First is the exterior & then an interior. We’re still working on this – especially the construction/interiors/details

A couple of smaller jobs just granted planning over Christmas…

Below are a couple of smaller jobs that were granted planning recently; one a low-energy new house in Co. Mayo and the other a cottage restoration & extension in Co. Sligo: If you’re thinking of an architectural project in 2023 Read More …

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!

Planning granted on this deep retrofit & contemporary #extension in #Mayo

Just received notification that planning has been granted on this deep retro fit to a bungalow bliss house and contemporary extension in County Mayo:

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 …

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: