David Capener

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An extension to a Dublin house designed by Joe Fallon Design

Planning to renovate your home or to build a new one is one of life’s bigger decisions. The first question to ask is what professional help you a(...)

Ireland’s emerging design talent, from left to right: Rae Moore (front), Declan Scullion, Joan McElligott, Christophe Antipas, Lucy Jones, Declan Crowley, Niamh Chambers, Noreile Breen, John Monahan, Nicola Ryan, Elizabeth Clyne, Thomas O Brien, Gráinne Dunne, Darragh Breathnach and Shane Birney. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

When it comes to young architectural talent Ireland is spoilt for choice. Whether it’s a bespoke farmhouse extension; alterations to a challenging his(...)

Newly constructed house at Fahan, Co Donegal, designed by Shane Birney Archiects

“Standing with your back to the sea you would have seen an uninspiring two-storey house in a derelict state – two small windows, a door facing the wro(...)

The Co Down ‘long house’ that featured on the C4 show ‘Grand Designs’.

Buying a site and having your own house built is enough of a challenge. Designing the house and doing most of the building work yourself, in your spar(...)