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May 2013

Christoph Duenser of Hermann Kaufmann Architects lecture 13th June, 6pm, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork

By | May 7th, 2013|news|

Hermann Kaufmann ZT GmbH lecture, Cork It is with great privilege that the Southern Region Committee of the RIAI, supported by the Wood Marketing Federation present a real treat; Christoph Duenser of Hermann Kaufmann Architects lecture [...]

April 2013

The Passive House payback myth

By | April 8th, 2013|Advice for Clients|

The Passive House payback myth This is a topic that has been niggling away at the back of my mind for years, and I have the seed of an analogy in mind that hopefully I [...]

February 2013

Detailing a project properly is the hardest part of being an architect

By | February 21st, 2013|Advice for Clients|

Detailing a Passivhaus Ever wonder why there is such a gap between getting your planning permission and the job starting on site? I though you might benefit from seeing how I am spending my time [...]

What does an eco-architect’s house look like?

By | February 6th, 2013|Advice for Clients|

I dreamed a dream.. Sometimes I have quite vivid dreams, waking in the middle of the night compelled to make notes of what I have experienced. Last night was one. In the dream, a good [...]

September 2012

Certified Passive House Designer

By | September 11th, 2012|Advice for Clients|

Certified Passive House Designer Accreditation achieved We are proud to announce that we have been accredited by the PassivHaus Institut in Darmstadt Germany as a Certified Passive House Designer. This certifies that Paul McNally is [...]

August 2012

What is a Passive House?

By | August 18th, 2012|Advice for Clients|

What is a Passive House? A Passive house is a house which is so energy efficient, it not does require a conventional heating system. A true passive house, or PassivHaus in German is a building, [...]

How to brief your architect

By | August 17th, 2012|Advice for Clients|

How to Brief your Architect Once you have found the right architect, take some time to prepare a clear brief. The Brief Know how much you intend to spend. Your architect will be able to [...]

NEWS! Anne Street to appear in Construct Ireland Magazine

By | August 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|

An article on our Anne Street extension project will appear in this month's issue of Construct Ireland magazine. We will post a link to the article when it appears in the online edition. The article [...]