Mariner’s Mews, Dún Laoghaire 2016
This is a small mews house on a corner site. It is in an old part of Dún Laoghaire that is a conservation area. The County Development Plan has strict requirements on the development of mews sites and the challenge in this project was to balance these rules with the client’s desire for a modern house full of daylight. The design achieves this through a generous courtyard providing sunny outdoor space with an open plan living and dining area at first floor level that maximises the light and views from the site. Strategically placed rooflights allow glimpses of the spire of the Mariners Church, now the National Maritime Museum, as you ascend the stairs. The project is currently in detailed design and is due to start on site in 2016.