Conservation Advice Grant Scheme for Vacant Traditional Houses opens again – but you don’t have long!

The Conservation Advice Grant Scheme for Vacant Traditional Houses has opened again for 2024 but you don’t have long to get your ducks in a row! We completed two last year and hopefully do a couple this year too. The Read More …

What a journey! This is how it started @atusligo_ie… #Showcase #Exhibition

What an incredible journey it’s been since we left the UK in 2002 to come to Ireland. Becoming a lecturer in the Architect Department in Sligo has been the best bit of this journey. It started in 2013 when I Read More …

New model making service for clients… €500 + VAT

The faithful readers will have seen our previous posts on model making: HERE, HERE and one on 3D Printing HERE We are now pleased top provide to clients a model making service that the clients can keep of their design. Read More …

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 …

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 …

Conservation pilot scheme extended to vacant traditional farmhouses

The conservation pilot scheme for protected structures has just been extended to include vacant traditional farmhouses. You can read more about the details of the cheme HERE and you can download details of the scheme pilot_conservation_advice_scheme_for_vacant_traditional_farmhouses And the application form 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 …

@RIAIOnline Public Choice Award…

We haven’t got a project in this (have plans for a project next year) but the RIAI Public Choice Award is a unique opportunity for members of the public to choose their favourite project from a shortlist of buildings designed Read More …