Mark Stephens Architects appointed as consultants on another #London #UK project

Over the last year we’ve branched out working with other architects in Dublin and London, and are delighted to announce our new appointment undertaking the construction drawing package for a refurbishment/renovation of residential and office units in London, UK. This Read More …

3 new houses for 2015 : Are you looking for an architect in West Ireland? #Upturn?

Maybe (maybe) finally the economy is on the turn and it’s great news that the Government is looking into amending the Building Regulations (again) to allow self-builders to construct their own homes – which is incidentally a large percentage of Read More …

Currently working on high-end UK residential projects in #Vectorworks #BIM

As well as undertaking my own projects I also provide outsourcing work to UK architects & clients using Vectorworks; the project below is for a UK project I am currently working on: But I can’t see very much? I hear Read More …

Architects can do more than just the pretty bit…

The writing was on the wall prior to the implementation of the Building Regulation Amendments under S.I.No.9 of 2014 but since April 1st it looks as if the situation will increase… The situation being my appointment for the design and Read More …

Project Updates…

Below are a few projects we’ve ‘on’ at the moment giving current status. If you would like something similar then please CONTACT ME… New one-off house in County Mayo, granted Planning Permission, Building Commencement Notice issued & starting on site Read More …

If you're thinking of building in 2014, January is when you're looking for an architect…[statistics]

When you’ve been running websites for a while, the stats begin to get quite interesting. And if you’re running an architectural practice I think the following year-on-year statistic is definitely the most interesting. Throughout the year, the visitors to my Read More …

What if I don't like what you design for me?

I’ve heard this a few times. “What if I don’t like what you design for me?” It’s an interesting question and the answer comes from the cyclical process that the architect goes through when designing and working with you. The Read More …

9/10 Projects never built – something for architecture students to remember…

I was watching BBC’ Unbuilt Britian recently (CLICK HERE FOR THE BBC UNBUILT BRITAIN SITE) which included an interview with Lord Norman Foster who gave a statistic that nine out of ten architects projects will never go ahead and get Read More …

A Glenn Murcutt quote for discussion…

A very short post. Whilst reading Glenn Murcutt – buildings + projects by Francoise Fromonot a paragraph jumped out at me: “…[he] tells anyone who will listen that he much prefers to carry on doing ‘very small buildings very well’ Read More …