Featured in Irish Architecture 2014

Our Farmhouse Extension project has been included in the RIAI Annual Review.  A gorgeous publication of “Irish architecture, accompanied by reviews, essays and recent competitions.”  Available from RIAI bookshop or www.riai.ie    

We’ve moved office!

Studio Red Architects are pleased to announce we have moved our office to Dame Street. Please note our new address and telephone details: a: Office 5, 64 Dame Street, Dublin 2 t: +353 1 441 0001

Honoured with an Irish Architecture Award 2014

We’re delighted to share the news that we’ve been honoured with an Irish Architecture Award for our Farmhouse Extension under Residential Extension Category.  There were many great projects of merit in the same category – well done to all who made it to the shortlist and were awarded commendations. Here we are celebrating at the Awards Evening with David Leyden, of Hassett Leyden Architects, who won Highly Commended for their beautiful project ‘Presenting a United Front’.

Farmhouse Extension

This project, completed spring 2013, was a great one.  The clients approached us with a wish to develop their period house situated with a lake to the east and a wooded area to the west.  You could not describe the beauty of the site and views, nor the peaceful feeling the place evokes.  Our role was to carefully remove a set of disintegrating metal sheds, which were located to the rear and leaned to the gable of the house. The sheds held special memories for the clients – of childhood days and father’s workshop.  Our concept was to create a …

Celebrating 5 Years of Business

5 years ago we sat in a cafe in Rio de Janeiro (see photo above) and pledged to start a practice on our return to Dublin.  Note how carefree, tanned and young we look. Fast forward to present and we are still as happy about our decision, if a little more wrinkled and pale. We’ve realised some great projects along the way and have had the privilege of working with fantastic clients, consultants, contractors and craftspeople.  Thanks to all for your support.

House at Harold’s Cross

This recently completed refurbishment project entailed rationalising the return of a period Dublin 6 home.  A series of dark, small rooms were opened out to create a bright and spacious kitchen-dining space.  A large picture window frames a view to the garden beyond.  The kitchen and dining table were designed and constructed using the same materials to keep the palette simple.