David Beattie and Anne Bradley with their son Hugo in the new extension to their home in Terenure which came about as a result of the annual Simon Open Door initiative. Photograph: Alan Betson

When David Beattie and Anne Bradley bought their three-bedroom terraced house in Terenure, Dublin, a few years ago they knew it needed an extension bu(...)

Architect and presenter Dermot Bannon

This weekend individuals, couples and families can spend an hour with an RIAI (Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland) member, poring ove(...)