Current Projects

Time is Crechious

Under the ever vigilant eye of George Mitchell it’s all happening in the workshop these days as we get a few creches sorted with new play equipment before they re open their doors in September Read more »

Pre-School Play Pieces

Here are some wooden play pieces we put together for a preschool in South Dublin. Studies have shown that children engage for longer periods with natural, tactile materials such as wood rather than smooth plastic or PVC. Read more »

Side Passage Becomes Utility Room

Here is an example of how a pretty useless side passage can be easily transformed into a utility room or storage space. The existing gate between the brick piers is removed, a monopitch roof is constructed against the wall of the house, gutter and downspout for drainage are incorporated on the low side, new doors… Read more »

Walkthrough

Here is a recent design and a good example of how a simple virtual walkthrough can help a homeowner more effectively visualise the finished product.   Read more »

Back Garden South Dublin

Here are some progress shots from an ongoing project. Removal of overgrown hedge and vegetation, demolish existing deck and fencing, new perimeter screen, garden room, organic zone, excavation for split level and poured concrete retaining wall, granite effect paving, lighting, lawn and planting. What more could you ask for? Read more »

Equine Paddock, Co. Laois

We are reclaiming this wild patch on a farm in Co. Laois. The intention is to remove unnecessary hedges, tame others that are badly overgrown, prune trees, secure the boundaries with a combination of four rail stud fencing and wire fencing. The paddock itself will be stripped, ploughed and re seeded later in the season… Read more »

Square Boardwalk, Co. Kildare

This is the first phase in the revamp of an awkward space between two existing raised limestone patios. The boardwalk is elevated and frames in a central square into which will be installed a galvanised steel rill and dense herbaceous planting. The open side of the boardwalk will be planted primarily with shrubs and a… Read more »

Rear Garden, Co. Kildare

This one is in progress at the moment. The plan is to screen out the unsightly existing fence and block wall in the back garden and side passages with solid tongued and grooved panelling which will be stained, remove unwanted and unsuitable vegetation, replace the lawn, install a tiled terrace and perimeter lighting. Planting will… Read more »

Back Garden Co. Meath

Here is one we completed a couple of months ago. Demo of existing sheds, gazebo, patio, planting, screens. Replace with polycarbonate covered pergola, heightened perimeter privacy screens, expanded and updated paving, new planting scheme, new lawn, new and expanded general storage and fuel storage structures, re configured entrance and passageway. This was the garden. Here… Read more »