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 …

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 …

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!

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:

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 …

Just about to go in for planning on this contemporary extension in zinc with glazed link to stone house County Mayo

Just about to go in for planning on this contemporary extension in zinc with glazed link to stone house County Mayo:

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 …

I wrote this towards the end of last year & still sticking to it (for now)…

I wrote THIS POST in October last year and so far I’m sticking to the plan of undertaking design and planning on projects. So far I’ve been sticking to the plan and it’s going OK. I still have a few Read More …