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Newstone House

Newstone House

Newstone House Newstone House seeks to maximise views over the Meath countryside of rolling hills, mature trees and hedgerows. Our client’s brief was for a sustainable home integrating well into the landscape with minimal environmental impact. The proposal is a contemporary reimagining of local vernacular architecture. It responds to the language of the rural built..
Kilbrin House

Kilbrin House

Kilbrin House Kilbrin House is a contemporary interpretation of a country home. Conceived as a series of interlocking blocks, the interior layout revolves around a landscaped courtyard, framing expansive views across Monaghan’s drumlin landscape. Reducing the scale of the building to a collection of built elements aids integration into the rural setting, its form resembling..
Kilcogy House

Kilcogy House

Kilcogy House As architects we sought to re-imagine the traditional long house, creating a contemporary farmhouse in tune with the open landscape that surrounds it. The long house, from which the design takes reference, is prevalent in rural Co. Cavan. Although influenced by traditional architecture the building is unashamedly modern in layout and design. The..
Old School, Killygarry

Old School, Killygarry

Old School, killygarry Our project to refurbish, extend and convert the Old Killygarry School to a family home as featured on RTE 1 show; The Great House Revival. This involves the renovation and extension of a 1894 built, two classroom national school in Co.Cavan. Abandoned in 1997, after the construction of a new school, it..
Billis House

Billis House

Billis House Billis House is a long house, inspired by the rich local agricultural vernacular of Co.Cavan. This typology is emphasised as a crisp extrusion, without eaves. The design adopts simple confident massing, with a traditional palette of materials; a local limestone plinth, slate wrapping over the roof and down the upper walls, with concrete..
Cottage Extension, Donegal

Cottage Extension, Donegal

Cottage Extension, Donegal This project involves extending a two hundred year old cottage to provide additional kitchen and living space. The proposal will enjoy fantastic views over the Derryveagh Mountains and will utilise its orientation to maximize solar heat gains. The low slung extension is configured so as not to detract from the integrity of..
House for Musicians

House for Musicians

House for Musicians The design of this dwelling in Buncrana, Donegal respects the vernacular, a simple north elevation addresses the road, with a strong emphasis on the ratio of solid to void, small functional openings with walling as the dominant element. From the road the house is understated and reserved in terms of visual impact...
Glaslough Farmhouse

Glaslough Farmhouse

Glaslough Farmhouse Glaslough farmhouse is a response to the question of building on an exposed site in Co. Monaghan’s rural drumlin countryside. This is a working agricultural landscape dotted with the dark silhouettes of agrarian buildings. Simple in from and materiality, they typify the stylistic language of the rural built environment. On this site the..
House in Ards

House in Ards

House in Ards The historic maps of this site at Ards, Creeslough reveal a historic clachan settlement close to the proposed site location. We developed a design which took inspiration from the indigenous Irish clachan. Clachan’s were historic cluster developments which grew in an organic way, as building were added they provided shelter to others...
Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio Tucked away at the bottom of a garden, this studio was designed as a multi-functional space, a garden retreat, a home office and a self contained living unit. The angular form responds directly to the sun path to ensure a light filled space whilst also creating a covered outdoor dining space. The garden..

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