November 2013

Hayfield Energy Upgrade

By | November 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Energy Upgrade to Ballincollig home This fine house was constructed in 2004. The clients found the house impossible to heat with winter heating cost at several hundred Euro bi-monthly. With the boiler running almost constantly, [...]

October 2013

How to Hire an Environmental Architect

By | October 2nd, 2013|Uncategorized|

How to hire an Environmental Architect This is based on a presentation I have prepared to give to people at their place of work during lunchtime. These people by nature of the business, were particularly [...]

July 2013

How hiring this architect works

By | July 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|

How I approach starting the client/architect relationship Following in the footsteps architectural blog-guru Mark Stephens, I am going to take some time to tell you how I go about working with first-time clients to get [...]

Environmental Accreditation Awarded

By | July 18th, 2013|Uncategorized|

RIAI Environmental CPD Accreditation As of today I am accredited in 'Environmental' services by the RIAI having completed the required learning in this area. I recently completed Joe LIttle's RIAI Building Fabric Design Course and [...]

How warm is your hotel room?

By | July 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Why are hotel bedrooms so hot? As an eco-architect it is a source of immense frustration when on the rare occasions that we get to stay in a top class hotel, everything is perfect down [...]

We are the Pioneers…

By | July 2nd, 2013|Uncategorized|

We are the pioneers.. No drugs were used in the inspiration for this piece and alcohol had yet to be consumed! I was lucky enough to spend a night in Killarney on the shores of [...]

May 2013

New PSDP accreditation mark issued

By | May 10th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Project Supervisor Design Process (PSDP) Paul McNally is an accredited PSDP having completed the required training to act in this capacity. This is an additional service to the role of architect, the main function being [...]

August 2012

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 [...]