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Island life off-grid in Ireland

Meet the couple who swapped city life to live on a remote Irish island with no electricity

Frank the Shipping Container in the Times Newspaper

Delighted by the positive coverage in today’s Sunday Times (Irish edition) for Frank the Shipping Container. A house that bounces is an unusual boast, but it’s just one of the welcome quirks of “Frank the Shipping Container”. Designer Greg Stevenson bought the 12 metre-long container for less than €4,000, in 2016, and has turned it […]

Bungalow to beautiful

We’ve renovated homes from every period since the Tudors, but the greatest issue facing the landscape of Britain/ Ireland is what to do about the ugly houses built after 1975. They make by far the greatest impact on rural landscapes and are often entirely inappropriate for their location. Ireland and Wales are blighted by inappropriate […]