Archly TV

Have you recently extended, renovated or built a home? We’d love to hear from you for ‘Archly TV’, our new chat series where we speak (via Zoom) with homeowners about their favourite home design choices, the experience of picking materials & finishes, choosing a kitchen or any advice that can Read more…

What Is a Picture Window?

For starters, it’s a great way to improve daylight and create a feeling of openness in your planned home renovation. Picture window by O Driscoll Lynn Architects Co. Wexford In the image above, you can see a picture window in all its glory. It frames an outside view, bringing sunshine Read more…

Building Responsibility

This article was written by David Moran of David Moran Architects based in Dublin 9, Ireland From 2021, all new homes must comply with the nZEB (nearly Zero Energy Buildings) standard as an EU directive.  This means that new homes being then completed must have a BER rating of A1 Read more…

Choosing an Architect

This article was written by David Moran of David Moran Architects based in Dublin 9, Ireland Methods for choosing an architect for a project vary considerably.  Throwing a dart at a map or flicking through the web, phone the R.I.A.I. (Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland) or by listening Read more…

Building Your Home With Timber FAQ

Is planning permission needed for a timber building? Whether a building requires planning permission or not depends on the location, size and use to which it is to be put.  To build a separate building on land for use as a home requires planning permission.  Building a garden shed may Read more…