Portglenone House 1

Portglenone House 1 The concept behind the design of this family home is the arrangement of the accommodation into pitched roof ‘blocks’, separated by interlinking flat roofs, all orientated around a central external courtyard. The courtyard is a landscaped area that acts as an external room, with a patio that connects to the open plan […]

Stamullen House

Stamullen House A house design that uses traditional architectural forms and language but in an interesting way. The floor area of the house is large, so to soften this impact on the site, the overall massing is divided into a number of volumes, by breaking the roofline and stepping forward sections of the elevations. The […]

Drumquin House

Drumquin House A modern dwelling in the countryside that uses an interesting range of external materials including zinc, timber cladding, natural stone, slate and render to make an impactful design statement. Large areas of glass also help to connect the interiors with the surrounding landscape. back to residential prev / next

Randalstown House

Randalstown House A large family home on a generous site with a beautifully finished interior. Large expanses of glazing capture views across the countryside and allow the internal living spaces to connect with the external landscaping. The master bedroom, located to the rear of the first-floor level, has an external covered terrace which provides distant […]

Portglenone House 2

Portglenone House 2 A gable fronted property that was designed to occupy a small footprint but make a big statement in terms of external appearance. A mixture of roof shapes; pitched, mono-pitch and flat, come together to add drama and interest to the front of the house, while the rear of the property is dominated […]

Clogherhead House

Clogherhead House An elegant storey and a half house that is divided into three distinctive elements. A central private entrance link serves a storey and a half bedroom block that faces the road and a single storey living block that faces and connects with a secluded rear garden. The site was particularly challenging from a […]

Ballymakenny House

Ballymakenny House This new build family home enjoys fantastic views over the Louth countryside. Large sliding doors leading onto a raised terrace makes the most of the stunning views. Externally the use of natural dark stone compliments the lighter render. back to residential prev / next

Downhill Cottage Extension

Downhill Cottage Extension This quaint thatch cottage on the North coast required additional living space to make it a more functional home. The entrance was relocated to the side of the property within a new thatched roof addition, leading to a separate and spacious open plan living/kitchen/dining extension to the rear. Externally, the extension was […]

Dun Laoghaire Extension and Renovation

Dun Laoghaire Extension and Renovation The owners of this residential protected structure required additional ‘family orientated’ living space within their Georgian terrace home, situated in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. Consequently, the existing dilapidated lower ground floor was completely renovated, and a single storey rear extension added, providing a spacious and bright open plan living/kitchen and […]

Hill of Rath Extension

Hill of Rath Extension Dynamic geometry and a dark rendered finish give this new extension a strong contemporary presence against the backdrop of the existing bungalow. The extension provides a new kitchen and dining space for the home, which spills out onto a raised patio, screened with timber fins. back to residential prev / next

Ardee Extension

Ardee Extension The brief for this project was to extend the existing living space and maximise the amount of natural light. A contemporary extension was designed, finished in crisp white render, with full height minimal glazing, wrapping around the front of this existing two storey property. back to residential prev / next

Churchtown Extension

Churchtown Extension The owner of this existing bungalow required an overhaul of their existing kitchen and dining space, to increase to the size of this area of the house and to make a stronger and more effective connection to the outside. After exploring a number of design options, the answer was the design a rear […]

Dunleer Extension and Renovation

Dunleer Extension and Renovation This existing home required new ideas to improve the layout, make better use of the existing space and to upgrade the energy performance of the dwelling. The solution lay with the conversion of an existing garage to provide additional living space, along with a new extension connecting it to the existing […]

Tullyeskar Barn Conversion

Tullyeskar Barn Conversion A charming stone barn/outhouse was utilised in this project to provide additional living space for a young family. The design involved converting the barn into a kitchen/dining/living area, along with the creation of a modern glazed entrance link, connecting the barn with the rest of the property. The subtlety of the link […]

Stonebridge and Glenane Housing Developments

Stonebridge and Glenane Housing Developments Planning applications were prepared for these two housing developments in the settlements of Stonebridge and Glenanne, with 21 and 35 units respectively. The housing units used materials that were seen elsewhere in their locality, like red brick, render, natural slate and natural stone, therefore helping to connect the developments to […]

Coleraine Listed Building Extension

Coleraine Listed Building Extension The owners of this listed property required additional space for a larger kitchen and dining area. This was provided by a contemporary rear addition, clad in black metal, under a dynamic butterfly shaped roof. Large areas of crittall style glazing to the rear elevation, along with two roof lights, help fill […]