2019 – A year in review of Mark Stephens Architects

It’s that time of the year when we look back in review and see how good (or bad) the year has been. Here are a couple of other years where I’ve done the same thing: 2018 2016 Well what have Read More …

2018 – A year in review [slideshow] #ArchitalksIE

This is an ‘ArchiTalks – Ireland’ post where blogging architects in Ireland post on the same subject at the same day/time This post is the first of 2019 and is a year ‘in Review’ of 2018. So, here’s a selection 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 …

Why it’s good for my clients that I’ve written book on #business for #architects @archipreneur @EntreArchitect @EricReinholdt

It may sound strange but it’s actually good news for my clients that I’ve written a book on business for other architects. The book is tough and recently other architects (at a recent CPD seminar) were incredulous at my toughness Read More …

@ArchitectJane sums up why freebie sales visits are waste of time #ArchitectLikeAStar

Freebie Sales Visits are a waste of time (and money) The following tweet from Jane Leach sums up nicely why ‘Freebie Sales Visits’ are a waste of time: Here’s the LINK for more detail on what Jane’s definition is on Read More …

Architects: Tired of running around for no money? #ArchitectLikeAStar now also in paperback

We are pleased to announce that ‘Architect Like a Star’ is now also available in Paperback as well as e-book on Kindle. • Are you running an architectural practice and getting stressed running around chasing work & clients? • Are Read More …

#ArchitectLikeaStar is officially launched and available on Kindle… #SelfHelpBookforArchitects

Just to let you know that ‘Architect Like a Star’ is officially launched and available for purchase on Amazon. PURCHASE HERE Are you running an architectural practice and getting stressed running around chasing work & clients? Are you just not Read More …

#ArchitectLikeaStar now available for preorder

I’m putting the finishing touches to my new business book for architects & other designers and thought that you’d like to know that ‘Architect Like a Star’is available on pre-order from the Kindle store (scheduled release date 31st March with Read More …

A cautionary tale of buying property in Ireland

Sometimes in this job you’re involved in a cracking tale. And this is such. I’ve got clearance from the person concerned for it’s go-ahead – names, counties and auctioneers omitted! • I’m approached via email enquiring on my interest on Read More …

Tear-sheet on this A3 rated house added to [PROJECTS] section of website

Following on from the tiled gallery I posted last week on this new, A3 rated, one-off house recently completed; below is image & link for ‘Tear-sheet’ on the same project: This is also included in the PROJECTS section of the Read More …