Monday, March 16, 2015

Refurbishment without Extension

Without an extension this house at Rosemount Crescent Dublin 14 was entirely refurbished. ABA Architects provided both an architectural service as well as an Interior design consultancy.  Kitchen and Bedroom furniture was provided by Kelly Design Ltd.  Contractor was Paul Gallagher of Mellor Enterprises Ltd.  At ground floor level the Kitchen was opened to the dining and living space. Sliding double doors between front and rear reception rooms allowed the sunlight penetrate to rear of house. Separate WC and shower rooms off hall were altered to Visitors WC and passage to converted garage. Stairwell was refurbished and new opening provided to passage leading to relocated main bathroom at first floor level. Master bedroom was provided with dressing room and en-suite shower bathroom. A fresh contemporary look was provided to this 1950's house as well as insulation, plumbing, heating and electrical upgrades. More images are available on our Houzz website

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Urban Dentistry in Irishtown

Irishtown is an old Dublin village with a distinctive and unique character. This proposed new house could be classified as urban dentistry in that it involves improving a streetscape which currently has gaps.  We did a similar infill in Irishtown successfully a number of years ago.