Extension/remodelling Irish Cottage service now available across Ireland…

We’ve been getting stacks of enquiries over this year for Irish Cottage extensions across Ireland. Until now we haven’t been able to service them but we’ve put together THIS DOCUMENT (automatic pdf download – check DOWNLOADS folder) that outlines how Read More …

The 3-room traditional Irish Cottage:What do do with it & new book from @marion_mcgarry

As the faithful reader will know we have a grá for the three-roomed, traditional Irish Cottage. We have done numerous restorations, refurbishments and extensions to this ubiquitious, traditional architectural form across Ireland. It was of great interest therefore that I Read More …

Planning Permission Granted on this split level new house in County Roscommon

Roscommon Planning Permission Granted We’ve just received the Final Grant of Planning Permission for this split level new house in County Roscommon: Following a tricky amount of Further Information requests from the Council, where we provided a lot of landscaping Read More …

Co. Roscommon house design granted planning permission:

Just had notification on the grant of planning permission for this replacement new dwelling in County Roscommon. A tricky amount of Further Information requests; we provided a lot of landscaping information showing local indigenous trees plus a 3D/BIM terrain model Read More …

Update of current projects on books:

Thought I’d give an update on what projects we’re currently working on at moment: Foundations going into the lower level for this house in Connemara (photomontage of completed house shown below): Planning applications submitted on these five houses; one a Read More …

Planning Tip #8 – Preplanning

Adding onto the list or planning tips recently posted (LINK HERE to all previous); here’s an important one to include and should be done at the very beginning. I recommend this to all my clients; I have moved from whether Read More …

Update on modernist extension to tradition 2 storey farmhouse [slideshow]

Some clients are amazing. And these are such. Where they have just sent me updated photos of the extension we designed & supervised for their farmhouse in County Roscommon. You can download a FACT SHEET HERE on the project or Read More …

Now's the time to start thinking of getting an architect…(ahem)

I wrote THIS POST last January on the statistics of enquiries I receive over the year and it peaks it January. If you look at the graph people are starting to look at getting work done either for a new Read More …

A year in review Slideshow

Hope you all had a good Christmas and a I hope you have a great 2014. Here’s a tiled mosaic/slideshow of some of the projects I’ve been working on in 2013. This is what I do – architect for: • Read More …

Friday site visit slideshow round-up

Here’s a slideshow of a few projects currently on site taken this week: