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Cottage Renovation

An Architects View on Irish Cottages

Irish Cottages are of a completely different time and period; and as
such I feel that any extension we make to them should be
indicative of today’s time; that is of the 21st century. In doing this – rather than slavishly copying the old – makes the building more
honest, more legible and ‘easier to read’.

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Check out this great blog on lime mortar!

Anyone interested in renovation should check out this great blog on the gorgeousness of lime mortar – limewindow!

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Beautiful & inspiring renovation of 16th century Irish Cottage

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Traditional Wexford Cottages

Reams could be written about the architecture of Wexford from the stunning period houses to the lighthouse and Norman walls of Wexford town but it is the ordinary common place vernacular Cottages that I have most interest in and Wexford provides a wealth of well preserved examples. The name Wexford takes its meaning from the […]

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Old Mill & Cottage renovation opportunity in Swords

I had to point out this little gem – no doubt that this will be a huge renovation project for whoever takes it over but it could be simply amazing. It is a prime example though of how pointless having a structure protected is in Ireland – all it seems to mean is that the […]

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