#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 …

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 …

This simple blog post is how it all started @atusligo_ie We’ve all come a long way!

Looking back over my time here in Ireland, it was THIS BLOG POST in 2013 that kick started it all for me at what was then IT Sligo & is now Atlantic Technological University (ATU) – Sligo. Wow what a Read More …

@dezeen features #Architecture student projects from @atusligo_ie

As part of the @dezeen #SchoolShows posts – Atlantic Technological University has 10 student projects featured. You can access the article HERE One of the student projects is shown below: A special thanks to all the brilliant hard working students Read More …

Animations of Irish cottage restoration & extension #MadeWithVectorWorks @vectorworks

Thought you might like to see these animations of ‘work in progress’ on a cottage we’re restoring/extending in Co. Sligo. First is the exterior & then an interior. We’re still working on this – especially the construction/interiors/details

A couple of smaller jobs just granted planning over Christmas…

Below are a couple of smaller jobs that were granted planning recently; one a low-energy new house in Co. Mayo and the other a cottage restoration & extension in Co. Sligo: If you’re thinking of an architectural project in 2023 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 …

Getting ready for planning on this contemporary extension to Irish Cottage

Currently getting everything together on this contemporary rear extension to a traditional 3 room Irish cottage. the project includes the full refurbishment of the existing property: I’ve also been messing about with some new software that gives a better idea Read More …

Big news for our work going forward…

The faithful readers will know that I have been teaching at IT Sligo for the last few years and it looks at the moment that I will undertaking more lecturing over the forthcoming period. We are still completing projects and Read More …

We’re back at work! Website updated for 2020!

Just to let you know that the office has formally reopened, a bit of a struggle on the first day back but the team is here and with the help of some coffee we’ll get through the day. I hope Read More …